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Ancient Egypt Vocabulary Terms
Terms in this set (11)
The longest river in the world in which Egypt centered around.
Fine, fertile soil carried by rivers and deposited on nearby lands
A term used for Egyptian rulers who were considered to be gods on Earth
An ancient Egyptian writing system in which pictures were used to represent ideas and sounds
A tall reed that grows in the Nile delta, used by the ancient Egyptians to make a paperlike material for writing on
A huge stone structure built by the ancient Egyptians to serve as a tomb for Pharaohs.
A process of embalming and drying corpses to prevent them from decaying
A huge stone slab, found by Napoleon, inscribed with hieroglyphics, Greek, and a later form of Egyptian that allowed historians to understand Egyptian writing.
Egyptian sun god.
God of the Nile and Underworld. He determined if you were admitted to the afterlife or not.
Goddess who is dear to woman and mothers.