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A waterfall or rapids in a river Cataract
A fan-shaped area of fertile soil near where a river flows into the sea Delta
A bucket attached to a long pole used to transfer river water to storage basins Shadoof
A reed that grows wild along the Nile River; used to make a form of paper Papyrus
A writing system made up of a combination of picture and sound symbols Hieroglyphics
A line of rulers from one family Dynasty
A government of religious leader (s) Theocracy
God-king of ancient Egypt Pharaoh
A government official Bureaucrat
The process of treating a dead body to prevent it from decay Embalming
A great stone tomb for an Egyptian pharaohs in the Old Kingdom Pyramid
A material that produces a pleasent smell when burned Incense
A government representative to another country Envoy
A flat plain, sometimes with scattered trees, in a tropical or subtropical region Savanna
Woven fabric Textile

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Ancient Egypt Crossword Puzzle

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writing system hieroglyphs
The longest river in the world Nile River
Many historians consider Menes to be Egypt's first ____________ pharaoh
People from rich and powerful families are called __________ nobles
Who was the most famous pharaoh of the Old Kingdom? Khufu
Specially treated bodies wrapped in cloth mummies
The momuments used to bury their rulers were called _______ pyramids
Statues with bodies of lions and heads of other animals or humans sphinx
Long-lasting paper like material made from reeds papyrus
Continent of Egypt Africa
The god of the underworld Osiris
Life after death afterlife
One ruler who worked to increase Egyptian trade Queen Hatshepsut
Scribes and ___________wrote and produced goods craftspeople
A mummy was kept in a case called a ___________ sarcophagus
The earth god Geb
Most egyptians were farmers, servants, or ________ slaves
People of wealth and power elite
The period during which Egypt reached the height of its power and glory New Kingdown
After the wars of the Middle Kingdom, Egypt created a professional ______ army

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Egypt Civilizations Characteristics Crossword

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mixture of tiny bits of soil and rock carried and deposited by a river Silt
watering of dry lands by means of canals or pipes Irrigation
worlds longest river, flows northward through east Africa into the mediterranean sea Nile River
flat, fan shaped land made of silt deposited at the mouth of the river Delta
wild rapids Cataracts
southern part of ancient Egypt upper egypt
northern part of ancient egypt lower egypt
desert region in northern Africa and largest hot desert in the world Sahara desert
ancient Egyptian system of writing that used symbols to stand for ideas hieroglyhics
person who writes scribe
kind of paper made from a reed plant growing along the Nilevused by Egyptians for writing papyrus
belief in many gods or goddesses polytheism
Egyptians gods/goddesses deities
process of prederving bodies by removing organs, adding natron and storing the body to dry embalming
body that has been embalmed and wrapped in linen cloth mummy
huge stone structure built to serve as tombs or burial places for Pharaohs pyrimids
belief in one god/ goddess monotheism
joining of seperate parts, usually kingdoms unification
title used by rulers of ancient Egypt, kings or queens Pharaoh
long line of rulers from one family dynasty
bruial place of thirty new kingdoms pharaohs valley of the kings
payment made to show obedience or to obtain peaceor protection tribute
king of upper Egypt, unified upper and lower Egypt making them one narmer or menes
Egyptian prince who drove Hykosos out of Egypyt ahmose
one of few female rulers belived in trading which brought wealth to egypt Hatshepsut
ruler after Hatshepsut expanded Egypts border, empire grew bigger and richer thutmose
introduced idea of monotheism akhenaton or amenhotep
"King Tut". ruled for only 9 years tutankhamen
reigned for sixty-six years worked to make Egypt great again mos effective leader ramses
territory, state, people, or community ruled by a monarch kingdom
skilled crafts person artisans
diagram illustrating the divisions witha culture social pyramid

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Ancient Civilizations Crossword

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The river that flows through Ancient Egypt nile
The river that flows through Ancient India indus
The rivers that flow through Ancient Mesopotamia TigrisandEuphrates
The river that flows through Ancient China HuangHe
Means "land between two rivers" Mesopotamia
The large Middle East region where many prosperous civilizations used the rich soil for agriculture FertileCrescent
Skilled workers, like a carpenter or brick maker artisans
People who trade goods merchants
A large Sumerian temple used for religious worship ziggurat
Wedge-shaped writing used in Mesopotamia cuneiform
An independent city that has its own ruler, government, and name city-state
Nickname for river valleys Cradle of Civilization
Ancient Egyptian writing that uses symbols in lines hieroglyphics
The leader of Egypt who was also considered a god pharaoh
levels of people in society; wealth often = power socialclass
civilizations in Mesopotamia where city-states organized similar cultures Sumerian
The type of government that is led by religious leaders theocracy
The belief in only one god monotheism
The belief in more than one god polytheism
The list of religious and moral guidelines followed by the Hebrews tencommandments
The religion followed by the Hebrews judaism
The list of harsh laws and punishments used in Babylon in Mesopotamia hammurabiscode
The father of Judaism abraham
An artisan who has learned to write and read scribe
The Chinese belief that dead ancestors in heaven approve of their leaders MandateofHeaven
Family of rulers dynasty
Way of life culture
Complex culture civilization
Political system government
King or Queen; power by birth Monarch
cause of civilization agriculture
1st effect of civilization populationincrease
2nd effect of civilization specialization
3rd effect of civilization cities
Process of drying a dead body mummification
Tomb for Pharaohs pyramid
Rigid social class structure in India; born into & stay castesystem
Ancient trade route silkroad
Rich upper class aristocracy
Protection greatwall

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EARLY RIVER VALLEY CIVILIZATIONS Word Search

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Feudalism
Dynastic cycle
Mandate of Heaven
Oracle bones
Loess
Harappan civilization
Monsoons
Indian subcontinent
Papyrus
Hieroglyphics
Mummification
Pyramid
Theocracy
Pharaohs
Narmer
Nile delta
Hammurabi
Empire
Polytheism
Cultural diffusion
Dynasty
City-state
Fertile Crescent
Ancient China
Ancient Egypt
Mesopotamia
Indus Valley

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Ancient Egypt Crossword Puzzle

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The world's largest river, which flows northward through east africa into the Mediterranean nile river
The flat fan-shaped land made of silt deposited at the mouth of the river. delta
The watering of a dry land by means of a canals and pipes. irrigation
The northern part of a ancient Egypt. lower egypt
The southern part of Egypt. upper egypt
The joining of a separate parts such as into one. unification
The title used by the rulers of ancient Egypt. pharaoh
The way people manage their money and resources for the protection of goods and services ecomcy
The ancient Egyptians system of writing that used symbols to stand for objects ideas and sounds hieroglyphics
A professional writer who kept records and copies letters and official documents scribes
A kind of paper made from from papyrus , a reed plant growing along the Nile river that the ancient Egypt used for writing papyrus
King of upper Egypt who united upper and lower Egypt Menes
Egyptian pharaoh who built the great pyramid Khufu
Capital of egypt old kingdom located on the nile near present day cair Memphis
An ancient city in upper Egypt that became the capital of the new kingdom. Thebes

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Ancient Egypt Review Crossword

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God of the dead and embalming. Anubis
God of the sky. Horus
River obstruction. cataract
Pharaoh mauled by an Hippo. Menes
Black, fertile mud. kemet
Belief in many gods. polytheism
An irrigation tool. Shadoof
King Tut's actual name. Tutankhamun
Tool for threshing grain. Flail
He discovered King Tut. Carter
God of the Sun. Ra
Source of Egyptian Gold. Nubia
Pharaoh's second in command. Vizier
Person who writes Hieroglyphs. Scribe
First cataract city. Aswan
Fertile spot in a desert. Oasis
Covering a body in oil. Annointing
Embalming salt. Natron
This pharaoh built the Great Pyramid of Giza. Khufu
First true pyramid, ever. Red
Smiter of barbarians. Snefru
Name for an ancient Egyptian tomb. Mastaba
Ancient ritual of making a mummy. emabalming
Boy pharaoh. Tut
Good try, your pyramid has a bit of a lean. Bent

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Ancient Egypt Word Search

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Aswan High Dam
cataract
Delta
dynasty
hieroglyphics
Kush
mummy
Nile River
Nubia
papyrus
pharaoh
pyramid
Silt

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Ancient Egypt Crossword

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Is the northernmost region of Egypt the fertile Nile Delta, between Upper Egypt and the Mediterranean Sea Lower Egypt
An Egyptian prince who formed a strong army which drove out the Hyksos from Egypt Ahmose
The longest reigning female pharaoh in Egypt, ruling for 20 years in the 15th century B.C. Hatshepsut
Famous for building the Great Pyramid during the OLD KINGDOM. Khufu
Is the northernmost region of Egypt the fertile Nile Delta, between Upper Egypt and the Mediterranean Sea Lower Egypt
The first having united Upper and Lower Egypt and is also known as Narmer. Menes
An intermediate period in ancient Egyptian history is a time when no one person or family ruled all of Egypt. Middle Kingdom
Egyptian queen and the Great Royal Wife of Akhenaten, an Egyptian Pharaoh. Nefertiti and her husband were known for a religious revolution Nefertiti
When Egypt was at its highest power and glory New Kingdom
A period of Egyptian history that lasted from 2700bc to 2200 bc Old kingdom
" Ramses the great" who ruled for 60 years and built Abu Simbel Ramesses II
the most important god the sun god Re
Powerful warriors from Asia and invaded Egypt Hyksos
Ruled Egypt as pharaoh for 10 years until his death at age 19, around 1324 B.C. Tutankhamun
Strip of land on both sides of the Nile that extends between Nubia and downriver to Lower Egypt. Upper Egypt
Someone that works for the government Bureaucrats
Part of the nile that has rough or rapid waters Cataracts
A triangular shape from the nile river before the mediterranean Delta
A series of leaders from the same family Dynasty
Someone that delivers or represent the messages from the pharaoh Envoys
Egyptian writing system Hieroglyphics
Paper made from tall reedy plant that grows in the nile Papyrus
The title given to the ruler of Egypt Pharaoh
A huge stone tomb with four sides and a point on top where the sides meet Pyramids
A bucket on a stick balanced on a lever to get water out of the nile Shadoof
A government that includes religion in the laws and beliefs Theocracy

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Ancient Egypt Crossword

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This word means "black land" kemet
This has the body of a lion and a human head sphinx
This is the "lifeblood of Egypt Nileriver
These dangerous, fast moving waters make traveling along the Nile River difficult cataracts
Fan-shaped area of fertile marshland delta
Bucket attached to a long pole that lifts water from the Nile andempties it into the basin shadoof
Reed plant used to make paper papyrus
Complex writing systems of pictures and sound symbols hieroglyphics
These carried goods to places outside of Egypt's borders caravans
King of Upper Egypt Narmer
Family where the right to rule passes from father to son to grandson dynasty
A government in which the same person is both the political leader and the religious leader theocracy
An Egyptian ruler was originally called a king and then later was called this pharaoh
Government officials who carried out the ruler's orders bureaucrats
Egyptian people believed these controlled natural forces as human activities deities
He greeted those who had just died at the gate to the next world Osiris
The wrapped body that was sealed in a coffin and placed in a tomb mummy
Great tombs built to honor pharaohs pyramids
The first great engineer who built pyramids Imhotep
Workers used this type of tools to cut the stone into huge blocks Copper
Egyptians studies the skies and developed an understanding of this. astronomy
The Egyptians also invented this mathematical concept. fractions
The Great Pyramid was built for this king. Khufu
Unskilled workers did their cooking here. rooftop
Boys and girls were expected to get married at this age. teenagers
Around 2000 B.C. the capital of Egypt changed from Memphis to this city. Thebes
Powerful warriors from western Asia that moved into Egypt Hyksos
This prince drove the Hyksos out of Egypt. Ahmose
This woman made herself pharaoh after her husband died. Hatshepsut
A material burned for its pleasant smell incense
These people invented the alphabet Phoenicians
Pharaohs and other rulers exchanged these representatives envoys
He became ruler after the female pharaoh died Thutmose
He tried to start a new religion because he was threatened by the priests' power. Amenhotep
The capital of Egypt was moved for a third time to this city. Akhetaton
This 10 year old pharaoh is most commonly known as King Tut Tutankhamen
This pharaoh fought the Hittites to conquer Canaan Ramses
These buildings also served as banks, where valuable items were stored temples
Eventually, Egypt was taken over by these people. Assyrians

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Ancient Egypt Vocabulary Crossword

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What is a sudden rush of water; a downpour. Cataract
What is mineral salt found in dried lake beds, consisting of hydrated sodium carbonate. Natron
What is a god or goddess (in a polytheistic religion). Deity
What is the ancient Egyptian temple precinct located on the east bank of the Nile River in Thebes. Temple of Karnak
What is the ancient city in Egypt, whose ruins are situated on the Nile River about 10 miles south of Cairo. Memphis
A winged monster of Thebes, having a woman's head and a lion's body. Sphinx
A person of noble rank or birth. Noble
A stone pillar, typically having a square or rectangular cross section and a pyramidal top, set up as a monument or landmark. Obelisk
A line of hereditary rulers of a country: Dynasty
What is an ancient Egyptian tomb that store offerings. Mastaba
The dead body of a human being or animal preserved by the ancient Egyptian process or some similar method of embalming. Mummy
A material prepared in ancient Egypt from the pithy stem of a water plant, used in sheets throughout the ancient Mediterranean world for writing or painting on. Papyrus
A monumental structure with a square or triangular base and sloping sides that meet in a point at the top, especially one built of stone as a royal tomb in ancient Egypt. Pyramid
A covered urn used in ancient Egyptian burials to hold the entrails from an embalmed body. Canopic Jar
The belief in or worship of more than one god. Polytheism
A valley near ancient Thebes in Egypt where the pharaohs of the New Kingdom were buried. Valley of the Kings
The soul of a dead person. Ka
A stone coffin, typically adorned with a sculpture or inscription and associated with the ancient civilizations of Egypt, Rome, and Greece. Sarcophagus
The belief that there is only one God. Monotheism
An oval or oblong enclosing a group of Egyptian hieroglyphs, typically representing the name and title of a monarch. Cartouche
A period of ancient Egyptian history (c. 2040–1640 bc, 11th–14th dynasty). Middle Kingdom
A collection of ancient Egyptian funerary texts from various periods. The Book of Dead
Preserving (a corpse) from decay. Embalming
The period of ancient Egyptian history from around 2700 to 2150 bc. Old Kingdom
An inscribed stone found near Rosetta on the western mouth of the Nile in 1799. Its text is written in three scripts: hieroglyphic, demotic, and Greek. Rosetta Stone
a period in the history of ancient Egypt, from the 18th to the 20th dynasty (approximately 1580 to 1090 bc). New Kingdom
A ruler in ancient Egypt. Pharaoh
The ancient Egyptian writing system that used picture symbols. Hieroglyphics
A triangle-shaped area of land made from soil deposited by a river. Delta
What is the name for Ancient Egypt. It means: "black land", because of the fertile black soils of the Nile flood plains. Kemet

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