Ancient Egypt and Kush Vocabulary
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An Egyptian prince who formed a strong army and was able to drive out the Hyksos from Egypt.
Was a pharaoh who came to power around 1370 B.C. He changed the religion of all Egypt and therefore change his name. He became Ankenaton. He was married to Nefertiti. His son was King Tutankhamen.
A female pharaoh who is best remembered for her growth in trade instead of war.
The pharaoh that had the first Great Pyramid built during the Old Kingdom.
The part of Egypt that contained the Nile delta
First leader of Egypt to unite the serrate kingdoms of Egypt under one ruler; also known as Narmer.
A period of time in which order and stability (no big problems) that lasted until about 1750 B.C.
Was married to the pharaoh Ankenaton. Together they changed the religion of Egypt. The people of Egypt were not happy about this. Her son was King Tutankhamen.
The period which Egypt reached the height of its power and glory.
A period of Egyptian history that lasted from about 2700 B.C. to 2200 B.C.
Ruled for more than 60 years. He was known for building great monuments, such as Abu Simbel.
The Egyptian sun god and the most important god in ancient Egypt.
Powerful warriors from western Asia who invaded Egypt. They were known for horse drawn chariots and weapons made of iron and bronze.
The boy king whose tomb was discovered in 1922 and it was full of ancient treasures.
The part of Egypt found in the southern part of the Nile River Valley.
A person that works for the government.
The part of the Nile River that has rapids or rough water.
A triangle shaped area of land made by soil deposited by the Nile River.
A series of leaders in the same family.
Someone sent on a mission to represent and deliver the messages from the pharaoh.
Egyptian writing system.
Paper made of a tall reedy plant that grows in the Nile River.
The title used by rulers of Egypt.
Huge stone tombs with four triangle shaped walls that met in a point on the top.
A bucket on a stick that is balanced on a lever and is used to get water out out of a river or lake.
A government that includes religion in the laws and beliefs.