Egypt needed resources for its peoples
Why did Egypt need to go out and conquer more lands?
Nubia and Mesopotamia
What were the two major areas that Egypt started trading with?
Is Nubia North or South of Egypt?
What modern day country does most of Nubia lie inside of?
What did the Egyptians call Nubia after they conquered most of it?
Forests, minerals, and horses
What did Nubia have that Egypt wanted in terms of resources?
The buying and selling of goods and services
What does "commerce" mean?
Goods that are not needed but that make life more enjoyable
What are Luxury Goods?
Animal skins, perfumes and precious stones are all examples of what?
A Journey or trip taken for a special purpose
What is an Expedition?
Was Snerfa a Nubian Ruler or Egyptian Pharaoh?
Was Piye a Nubian Ruler or Egyptian Pharaoh?
What ruler ordered expeditions to the E. Mediterranean and also far up the Nile River Valley?
When did Snerfa order expeditions?
What did Egypt have to trade with many of the regions they traded with?
Payment made by a conquered people to a stronger power
What is a "tribute" ?
The Nubians had to pay a yearly tribute to whom?
Nubians built pyramids and temples to bury their rulers in
How did the Nubians copy the Egyptian's Architecture?
Nubians worshipped the Egyptian Gods
How did the Nubians copy the Egyptian's religion?
Nubians wore the same clothing and spoke the same language
How did the Nubians copy the Egyptian's culture?
Nubians served in the Egyptian army
How did the Nubians help to protect Egypt?
Nubia eventually broke back away from Egypt and became _____________
After Nubia became free from Egypt, Nubians sent their army to do what?
Kashta and Piye
Which father/son team of Nubian rulers were sent to conquer all of Egypt?
Which Nubian leader conquered Upper Egypt?
Which Nubian leader conquered Lower Egypt?
How long did the Nubians actually control Egypt during their history?
Nubians wanted more power and tried to conquer Assyrians
What led to the eventual downfall of the Nubians in Egypt and their loss of Egpyt
The Assyrians defeated the Nubians and forced them back to Kush
What happened when the Nubians tried to conquer the Assyrians after they already controlled Egypt?
Bronze (which is actually not super strong)
What was the original metal that was discovered and used in Africa before the Nubians found something better?
What city became Africa's first iron-working center?
Meroe is located in what modern day country?
Nubians discovered what metal and made lots of it in their city Meroe