A long line of rulers from one family
what Egyptians called their rulers
The powerful Egyptian goddess of children and family
rock filled areas along the Nile River
the chief god and god of the sun
Egyptian writing that was used to keep records
This Pharaoh used huge armies to expand the Egyptian empire
The god of life, death and after-life
The female pharaoh who built trade with neighbors
This pharaoh united upper and lower Egypt
In what direction does the Nile River flow?
south to north
In what way was silt a gift of the Nile?
it provided rich soil for farming
How did the desert help the Egyptians?
it provided protection from enemies
What made the Nile a good trade route?
the current flowing north, the winds blowing south, the length of the river
What power did the Egyptians believe their Pharaoh had?
to make the floods come
During which of the kingdoms were the pyramids and the Sphinx built?
During which of the Kingdoms did Egypt build an empire?
During which of the Kingdoms did science and the arts flourish?
What were things that showed the Egyptian belief in after-life?
mummies, pyramids, Osiris
Why did the Egyptians mummify bodies?
so the body would be preserved in the after-life
What was needed to build a pyramid?
knowledge of architecture, ability to organize workers and work, math and geometry skills
What knowledge did Egyptians have that helped them predict flood times?
knowledge of the stars' movements
How do we know that Egyptians knew a lot about the human body?
they performed surgeries
Why was the Rosetta Stone important?
it helped translate the heiroglyphics
What was the relationship between Egypt and Nubia early in their history?
Egypt benefited from trade with Nubia
What did the Nubians do after Thutmose III conquered them?
adopted Egyptian ways
Which was an important Nubian trade product?
iron for tools