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Module 4 study guide
Kingdoms of the nile
Terms in this set (15)
What is a cataract?
A series of rapids in the river
what characterized the Upper Kingdom of Egypt? List three
Located in southern part of Egypt
Captil city was Nekhen
King wore a cone shaped white crown
what foods were eaten by ancient Egyptians? List three
Barley, duck and fish
Name the five groups of the Egyptian society in order from highest to lowest.
2. Priests & Nobles
3. Government officials & rich merchants
5. Slaves & servants
What religious beliefs did the ancient egyptians and ancient sumerians share? List Three
There are many gods, Creations myths explained the beginning of the earth, kings were chosen by the gods to protect their people.
what were ancient egyptian construction workers paid for their labor?
Grain or other food
which egyptian ruler drove the Hyksos out of egypt?
What groups did the Egyptians fight during the New Kingdom period? List three
Hittites, Hyksos, and Tehenu
what legal rights did ancient egyptian women have?
To be able to divorce there husbands, own land and make contracts.
What is a statement that accurately describes ancient egyptian writing?
what is a obelisk?
A tall pillar often erected at temple complexes
What pieces of art have been found inside of the tombs of the pharaohs? List three
Gold jewelry, Carved ivory figurines, Brightly colored scenes of egyptian life.
What army defeated they kushite kingdom with the use of superior iron weapons?
What describes the Kingdom of Aksum?
1. Its official religion was christianity
2. it traded gold and ivory for cloth and spices
3. KIng ezana became its most powerful ruler
E.C. number the events in chronoligcal order
1.The kingdom of kush is founded in Nubia
2. egypt conquers kush and controls its territory for 450 years
3.egyptian new kingdom ends
4. kush regains its independence from egypt
5. kush conquers upper egypt
6. the kushite dynasty of egypt begins
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