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a triangled-shaped area of land made of soil deposited by a river
1st pharaoh of Egypt
The title used by rulers of Egypt
is a series of rulers from the same family
A period in Egyptian history that lasted from about 2700 bc to 2200 bc. Egyptians began building pyramids and began mummification
people from rich and powerful families
specially treated bodies wrapped in cloth
people of wealth and power
huge stone tombs with four triangle-shaped walls that met in a point on top
the period during which Egypt reached the height of its power and glory
She dressed like a man and called herself king. She increase trade and used the wealth acquired to support the arts and architecture.
Ramses the Great aka Ramses II
His reign was one of the longest in Egypt. He was a great warrior. He built beautiful monuments.
Egyptian writing system
A long-lasting paper-like material made from reeds.
A stone slab inscribed with hieroglyphics
Imaginary creatures with the bodies of lions and the heads of other animals or humans
King Tutankhamen aka King Tut
His tomb was found in 1922 and had not been disturbed by treasure hunters. He was a child pharaoh.
Located in the continent of Africa. Included two regions: a southern (Upper Egypt) and a northern region (Lower Egypt)
Longest river in the world. On either side of the Nile is desert
fine soil found on river bottoms
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