Unit 2 Egypt and the Near East
Review of key terms for Unit 2 Test
A society of people who lived in the Northeast corner of Africa from around 3100 B.C.E. to 350 C.E.
A society of people who lived to the Northeast of Egypt in Canaan from about 1800 B.C.E. to 70 C.E.
The water, topography, and vegetation of an area or region
The physical features of an area
The surface features of a region such as mountains or deserts
the plants of a place or region
An area of sediment deposited at the mouth of a river
the process of adding fertilizer, or plant food to soil
A tough water plant used to make paper and rope in the ancient times.
a person who moves from place to place with no permanent home.
An ancient Egyptian leader
A period in Ancient Egyptian history that lasted from about 2700-2200 B.C.E.
A period in Ancient Egyptian history that lasted from about 2000-1800 B.C.E.
A period in Ancient Egyptian history that lasted from about 1600-1100 B.C.E.
a huge triangular shaped monument of Ancient Egypt built around a tomb
A group of society distinguished from other groups by such things as wealth, property, and rights.
The drawing of a pyramid shape with levels showing how social classes are positioned above and below one another regarding power and rights in the society
A person who does farm work for wealthy landowners
A high ranking government official
an agreement between nations to work together for common interests
to treat a dead body with preservatives to prevent it from decaying
A large stone coffin
A symbol used hieroglyphics, a system of writing developed in about 3000 B.C.E.
An official count of the population
A severe shortage of food
A major World religion founded by the Hebrews
The first five books of the Jewish Bible
The leader who led the Hebrews from Mesopotamia to Canaan
Hebrew leader who led his people out of slavery in Egypt and brought Judaism its fundamental laws, the 10 Commandments
The Hebrew King that established Jerusalem as a holy city.
The Hebrew King that built the Great Temple of Jerusalem; Son of David
An agreement or promise
A daughter or son, Grandson or Granddaughter, etc.
A gift of an animal for slaughter as a way to honor gods
A person who speaks or interprets for God to other people
A terrible disaster affecting many people and thought to be sent by God as a punishment.
the escape of the Hebrews from Egyptian Slavery.
The ten laws said to have been given to Moses by God
the seventh day of the week to be used for rest and worship.
Ark of the Covenant
the chest containing the 10 commandments
A belief that there is only 1 God
A belief that there are many Gods
A religious teacher who studies and teaches others about Jewish Law
A collection of Ancient Jewish writings that interpret the law of the Torah
A place of Jewish Worship