Gifts of the Nile
Fertile Soil from Flooding, Water for Irrigation, Food, Papyrus, etc.
circa 3000 B.C.
Unification of Upper and Lower Egypt by King Menes
circa 5000 B.C.
Settlement along the Nile
Number of eras of Egyptian history
First of the eras of Egyptian history
Era between the Old and the New Kingdoms
Last of the eras of Egyptian history
King Menes' other name
Stone that contained carved messages in hieroglyphics, Greek and demotic. Led to translation of ancient hieroglyphics.
The Great Pharaoh; ruled for 67 years
Unimportant, but useful, Pharaoh
First female pharaoh
Greek conquerer of Egypt (circa 300 B.C.)
Alexander's general who made himself pharaoh, and started Ptolemaic Dynasty
Rome conquers Egypt
Architectural structures built during Old Kingdom
Large stone statue with the body of a lion and the head of a pharaoh, located at Giza
Preservation of body for the afterlife
Religious beliefs of the ancient Egyptians
One-godded religion started by Pharaoh Akhenaton during New Kingdom
First paper used for writing
Builders of pyramids (not slaves)
Calendar, architecture, medicine, geometry, writing, etc.
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