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S-bend in Nile River
1,000 miles in length, north of joining of two Nile rivers, site of ancient Nubia
Reason for wealth of farmland in Egypt
Silt formed by Nile overflowing its banks and flooding the land
Caravans across the desert
Besides ships on the Nile River, how else did goods get to the Red Sea or Mesopotamia?
What is the name of a type of ruler who has complete control over someone or something?
Gaps between kingdoms
How were times of trouble, like war, invasion or weak rulers noted on the Egyptian timeline?
Public works, building projects and irrigation projects
Name three things that the rulers of the Middle Kingdom achieved?
Because Thutmose III was too young to rule
Why did Hatshepsut appoint herself regent over her step-son?
Led armies to war over Syria and Phoenicia
Why is Thutmose III considered to be such a great pharaoh?
Food, clothing, personal possessions
What did the souls of the dead need to survive in the afterlife?
In the desert in shallow pits
Where were people in Egypt buried before the building of the pyramids?
Main points of the compass - north, south, east and west
How did the builders situate the four sides of the pyramid?
Sleds, wooden rollers and levers
How did the workers get the blocks of stone in place to build the pyramids?
Small pieces of grinding stones in the bread
What caused many workers to have problems with their teeth?
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