egypt

Term Definition
Acquire to get (something)
Pharaoh political and religious leader of the Egyptian people, holding the titles: 'Lord of the Two Lands' and 'High Priest of Every Temple
Pyramid Egyptian architecture were the dead are buried.
Hatshepsut brought peace and abundance to Egypt during the New
Kingdom. The Woman Who Was King 1473–1458 BC during Middle Kingdom
Merchant a business person who trades in commodities produced by other people in order to earn a profit.
Papyrus paper made from reeds growing by the Nile River
Agriculture farming and animal rearing, to produce food to feed a civilization
Hieroglyphics Egyptian written language
Book of the Dead a guide to help people reach the afterlife
Mummification All internal organs were removed- except the heart; considered integral to one's afterlife. The mummified body provided a place for a person's ba, or spirit, to return to the body after death.
Imhotep was a vizier, wizard, and the first architect and physician known by name to written history.
Lower Egypt Land north on the Nile
Upper Egypt Land south on the Nile

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