worlds longest river- over 4,000 miles. only river that moves north. also connects with white and blue nile
rich soil along nile after flooding
the black land and the red land
what were the two names for the land that the Egyptians had
circa 4,000 B.C, did land trading hunted ducks, birds, fish and farmed
rich soil and trade
what are two things the Nile gave that helped the Egyptians
the egyptian word for king. Had absolute power. Considered god
word for series of rulers from the same family
2700B.C- 2200 B.C 1st king Menes dynasty. Menes united upper and lower Egypt
began to build this structure in 2600 B.C
2040 B.C- 1786B.C, worked on irrigation systems, became rich, ended foreign invaders
is someone who rules for a child until the child is old enough to rule
1570 B.C-1085 B.C, created huge armies and drove out invaders
1075 B.C- 332 b.C
weakened by civil war and attacks, in 332 conquered by alexander the great
the ritual where they preserve the bodies of dead people. Most of the time only the rich were able to have this done.
the structure that had four sloping sides. could take over 20 years to build using more than 2 million stones.
the egyptian word for coffin. kings and queens had 3 or 4 of these when they died. Showed there face on it.
the words that mean life after death
pharaoh that expanded trading and trading relations. Married Thutmose II. Built and restored temple. Took power from stepson 1479 B.C-1458 B.C
step mother was Queen Hatshepsut. conquered south west Asia. restored Egypt's power n syria and palestine. 1459 B.C- 1425 B.C.
formed alliances with foreign policies. Promoted monotheism. 1336 B.C-1319 B.C
1343 B.C- 1334 B.C. famous for the finding of his tomb. He was mean and harsh
King Ramses I
1279 B.C- 1213 B.C. Whipped people as a punishment. Built lasting temple. Expanded kingdom famous for ruling for 67 years
51 B.C- 30 B.C wanted to keep people healthy and survive and thrive, maintain Egypt's independence. She was in between the Greek empire. Last pharaoh before Romans took control of Egypt
Hieroglyphs, Astronomers and medicine
What were the three achievments of the egyptians
figured out a day had 24 hours. Made this tool based on the phases of the moon and figured out a year had 365 days.