Ancient Egypt and Nubia
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A strong flood or rush of water is called?
A powerful Egyptian ruler was called?
An Egyptian ruler was often buried in a triangular- shaped building called?
A series of rulers from the same family is called?
Egyptians used needs to make an early form of paper called?
The Nile River affected ancient Egyptians life by creating a?
Egypt and Nubia
In about 5000 B.C., farming communities appeared in both?
The Egyptian pharaohs ruled with absolute power over?
week and divided
Toward the end of the Old Kingdom, the government became?
explaining natural events to the people
Religion played an important part in Egyptian life by?
they preserved the bodies of their dead
How did the ancient Egyptians demonstrate their belief in life after death?
In ancient Egypt, most of the people belonged to the social class of?
predict the flooding of the Nile River
Ancient Egyptian astronomers studied the stars to?
Meroe became rich
What happened when Nubians took control of trade routes b using iron weapons?
farmland along the Nile was essential
How did the physical geography of ancient Egypt shape the development of its civilization?
Religion explained the workings of nature
How did religion affect the lives of the ancient Egyptians
plain at the mouth of a river
worker skilled in crafting goods by hand
fine soil found on river bottoms
a scientist who studies the stars and other objects in the sky
someone who rules for a child until the child old enough to rule
Because ancient Egyptian civilization was located on the banks of the Nile River, Egypt had hardly any?
hunting and fishing communities
Around 6000 B.C., which of the following appeared in Nubia? artisans and minors; soldiers from Mesopotamia; hunting and fishing communities; traders from other countries
uniting Upper and Lower Egypt
The greatest achievement of the pharaoh Menes was?
absolute power of the people
Egyptian rulers governed their empire by maintaining?
prepare the dead for the afterlife
In ancient Egypt, a very important religious practice was to?
The first pharaohs of the New Kingdom expanded Egypt's
contact with merchants from other countries
The lives of the Egyptian peasants were greatly influenced by their
To keep track of the kingdom's growing wealth, ancient Egyptians began to use?
center for trade
Because of Nubia's location between Egypt and Central Africa,it was a?
Nubians controlled Egypt when the Egyptian Empire was weak
Why was the Egyptian Empire able to be controlled at times by rulers from Nubia?
The river deposited rich soil
Why was the Nile River so important to the lives of the ancient Egyptians?
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