River that flows north through the sahara desert and provided the fertile soil necessary to build the egyptian civilizatioin
An early egyptian tomb for one of great importance, like a pharaoh. The largest is for the pharaoh Khufu
The area of egypt that was farther north, toward the nile delta and the mediterranean sea.
Literally means "Great House" in greek. an egyptian king. He was beleived to be a reincarnation of Horus, the egyptian god of the living
Akhenaten( Amenhotep IV)
Pharaoh of egypt who converted egypt to monotheism under the god Amon-Ra
The egyptian process of preserving the body to protect it and the soul in the journey to the afterlife.
The god of the sun
The god of the dead
The goddess of the nile and of fertility
The god of the living
The god of mummification
Book of the Dead
A group of mortuary spells to help the soul pass through the dangers of the underworld and reach the afterlife
Valley of the Kings
The area where many egyptian pharaohs were buried in tombs underground instead of in pyramids