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Papyrus

Reed plant used for baskets, sandals, and river rafts

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Hieroglyphics

A complex writing system combining pic and sound symbols

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Cataracts

Cliffs and boulders that form wild rapids

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Dynasty

Series of rulers from one family

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Khufu

Great pyramid of Giza built for him

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Re

Chief god, the sun god

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Amenhotep

Introduced religion with 1 god Alton, "akkaton"

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Hatshepsut

Woman ruler, more interested in trade than conquest, made herself pharaoh

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Narmer

Combined upper and lower Egypt, wore a double crown

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Cause decline/fall of Egypt

Ramses the second power fade, pharaohs had problems with keeping neighboring nations under control

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Rights of women

More rights than other ancient women

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Role of deserts

Provide natural barrier

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Location of Great Pyramid and Sphinx

Lower Egypt

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Achievements of mid kingdom

Golden age of prosperous, wealth, achievement

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Learn from embalming the dead

Advances in egyptian medicine