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Egypt

Terms

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Vizier
cheif minister
Amon-Re
god/pharaoh of the sun
Monotheism
the belief in one god
Tutmosis III
next in line to be pharaoh when he was 3 so his mother Hatshepsut took over and did not give her place up until 25 years later
Dynasty
ruling family
Demotic
a simpler form of writting
Howard Cater
located two significant tombs in Egypt
Menes
united upper and lower Egypt
Cleopatra VII
last leader of Egypt
Cataract
waterall
Amit
the eater of the dead
Aton
a minor god whose symbol was the sun's disk
Tutmosis I
Hatshepsut's father
Hyksos
invaded at the beginning of the Middle Kingdom
Tutankhamen
the son-in-law of Akhenaton
Mummification
the preservation of the dead
Anubis
the god of mummification and embalming
Papyrus
a plant that grows on the banks of the Nile
Napoleon
a great adventurer
Memphis
the capitol of Egypt in the Old Kingdom
Ramses II
the most powerful pharaoh of the New Kingdom
Delta
a triangular marshalnd formed by deposists of silt at the mouth of some rivers
Pharaohs
Egyptian rulers
Jean Fracois Champollion
realized that hieroglyphics were both ideograms and phonetic
Decipher
decode
Akhenaton
a pharaoh who was montheistic to Aton
Thomas Young
deciphered demotic
Horus
son of Osiris and Isis took, revenge on the god Set
Thoth
the god of writting
Hatshepsut
the first woman pharaoh
The Great Pyramid
the tomb of Khufu in Giza
Set
Horus's uncle, killed his brother Set
Osiris
god of the Nile and ruled over the underowrld
Hittites
made a treaty with Ramses II
Aye
Tutankhamen vizier
Tutmosis II
Hatshepsut's brother and husband
Regent
a replacement king
Isis
taught women diverse tasks and promised life after death
Hieroglyphics
a form of picture writting
Nefertiti
Akhenaton's wife
Ideograms
pictures that resemble ideas or actions
Ankh
a tau cross with a loop at the top
Book of the Dead
contains spells for the dead to use in the afterlife
Silt
rich soil

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