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A large ancient African kingdon south of egypt
the capitol city of Nubia
A Nubian Kingdom freed from Egypt in 1650 bc
The Capitol of the African Kingdom of Kush
New Kingdom pharoah who conquered Nubia and brought Ancient Egypt to the height of it power
King of Kush who conuered Upper Egypt
Conquered the rest of Egypt
Queen of Kush who led military expeditions and built monuments
An anchient kingdom and preserved country in Northern Africa
The area of land surronding the Nile River
Nile River Valley
The longest river in the world, it flows from east Africa to Egypt
The region of Egypt that surrounds the Nile Delta
The region south of the Nile Delta
A city on the Nile in Egypt
A triangular share arc at the mouth of some rivers
A mixture of soil and small rocks
A plant used to make paper
A city in Egypt where the Great Pyramids are located
A village built for workers at the valley of the king in Egypt
Dicir El Medina
Legendary Ancient Egypt King
To unite, combine, or bring together
in ancient Egypt, a god king
A large stone building to serve as a house for the dead
a form of writing based on pictures
a preserved dead body
the way people use and manage resources
helped keep Egyptians track of the height of water
Egyptians made what to keep track of when the Nile would flood
The nile was mysterious because the Egyptians did not know
when or how long it would flood
Describe the route of the Nile River
4,000 miles long, begins in East Africa and flows eastern to the Meditterian Sea. Flows North to South
Why was the Nile River Valley important to the development of civilization in Egypt
Thrive, irrigate both sies (5miles each) Land, Dessert and bunch of rich soil
List 3 ways in which the nile River Helped the Egyptians? How did the Nile River hinder or hurt Egyptians
1.) Brings Silt through it
harms them when if overflows
When did the Egyptians determin that the Nile would flood
It would flood May to September. They could tell by the shape of the moon
Why were calenders important to Egyptians
To determine when the Nile would flood
How did the understanding the flood cycles of the nile help the Egyptian Civilization thrive
By understanding it they could irrigate their land
Do we know for certain who united the Upper and Lower Egypt? Why or Why not?
No, bacause there were few records.
But legend says King Menes led his Army north into lower Egypt wearing a double crown
What are Egyptians hieroglyphics, and how are they different from Sumerian picture writing
unlike sumerian came from writing, Egyptians heiroglyphics represented objects and idea that also stood for vands???
What changes occurred during the Old Kingdom, the Middle Kingdom, and the New Kingdom
New Kingdom they referred to pharoah as king or god.
Changes in kings, changes in social classes, changes in interaction with other cultures
What discovery led the eventual decoding of hieroglyphics? How did this discover help archaeologist decode the writing?
The Rosetta Stone helped solve the mystery of the of reading Egyptian hieroglyphics on buildings
What types of information did scribes record?
How much wheat and taxes they had to provide
Why and how did the Egyptians build pyramids
They cut grant with cliffs and built them to hose the Pharoah
What did thousands of Egyptian farmers do while the Nile was flooding their fields?
What are the three facts that describe Egyptian Religion? How did religious beliefs of the ancient Egyptians affect the way they lived their lives?
1.) Built Pyramids as tower to bury their Pharoahs
3.) Belived in Pharoahs
What made Egyptian economy more prosperous?
they had a lot of trade with other people
How were the ancient Egyptians and Nubia alike or similar?
The irrigation canals and were both polytheisist
How is the land of Nubia different from the land of Egypt
Nubia was surrounded by rocky cliffs and granite
Why did the Egyptians want granite blocks from Nubia's northern region
to build pyramids
How did the relationship between Egypt and Nubia change over time?
Egypt wanted to gain contol over more land. Egypt depended on trade for goods they wanted control over. Nubia they could take anything without trade anything
What was the effect of Egypt's invasion of the Nubian kingdom of Kush?
Egypt had less inluence over Nubien than it ever had