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Glossary of ABeka History 7 - Unit 1, Chap. 3 Chapter Review

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Ham's son ___ settled in Egypt.
Mizraim
The Greek historian ___ left descriptions of the wonders of ancient Egypt.
Herodotus
The vizier who prepared Egypt for a seven-year famile was ___?
Joseph
God delivered Israel from slavery by using ___ as a leader?
Moses
The scholar who deciphered the Rosetta Stone and unlocked the secrets of hieroglyphics was ___.
Champollion
Egypt is not a barren desert because of ___.
the Nile River
The northern section of Egypt, including the delta region, was called ___.
Lower Egypt
The two kingdoms of Egypt were united by ___.
Menes
The new capital of united Egypt was called ___.
Memphis
The Step Pyramid was built for ___.
Djoser
The largest of the Giza pyramids was built for ___.
Khufu
The Great Sphinx stands near the pyramid of ___.
Khafre
The only female pharaoh was ___.
Hatshepsut
The pharaoh who had many giant statues of himself was ___.
Ramses II
Under _____, the Egyptian empire reached its greatest extent.
Thutmose III
Chariots were used by the ___ to invade and conquer Egypt.
Hyksos
Egyptian writing
hieroglyphics
One who studies the relics of ancient cultures
archaeologist
great families who ruled Egypt
dynasties
the kingdom that ended during a period of internal turmoil
Old Kingdom
the kingdom that ended when the Hyksos conquered Egypt
Middle Kingdom
the pharaoh's chief assistant
vizier
the small divisions of Upper and Lower Egypt
nomes
rapids found in the Nile River
cataracts
Some pharaohs built huge tombs called ___ which are still standing today.
pyramids
A ___ is a mysterious statue with the head of a man, a ram, or a hawk, and the body of a lion.
sphinx
Jean Francis Champollion used the ___ to decipher Egyptian writing.
Rosetta Stone
The ancient Egyptians used ___ to make paper.
papyrus
The ___ region is the fan-shaped area where the Nile runs into the Mediterranean Sea.
delta
The delicate process of ___ has preserved the bodies of some pharaohs for thousands of years.
mummification
Djoser built the ___, perhaps the first structure in world history made entirely of stone.
Step Pyramid
What sea formed the northern border of Egypt?
Mediterranean Sea
What sea formed the eastern border of Egypt?
Red Sea
In which part of Egypt, Upper or Lower, was Giza located?
Lower Egypt
What desert lay to the west of Egypt?
Sahara

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