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Jean Francois Champollion
French scholar that unlocked the Egyptian code of writing using the Rosetta Stone
a person especially skilled in a particular craft or trade such as weaving, pottery, jewelry making, leather-working, tool making, etc.
A young king whose tomb was filled with jewelry, robes, burial masks, and ivory statues. These findings have helped people learn about Egypt's past
Weighing of the Heart Ceremony
the Egyptians believed that when someone died they would be judged in this ceremony; the heart against the feather of truth
branch of science that studies the stars, the moon, the planets, and other celestial bodies
he discovered King Tutankhamen's (King Tut) royal tomb, Englishman and Egyptologist who in 1922 discovered and excavated the tomb of Tutankhamen
Holy insect that the Egyptians believed was connected to the sun-god Ra; believed to help protect the heart of a deceased Egyptian in the afterlife
God of the afterlife; god of the dead; shown with the crown of upper and lower egypt usually holding a crook and flail in his hands
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