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Flashcards in 3.2 Life in Egypt Deck (14):
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A city in Egypt where the Great Pyramid is located.

Giza

2

A village build for workers at the Valley of the Kings in Egypt.

Deir el-Medina

3

Legendary ancient Egypt king who is credited with uniting Lower and Upper Egypt.

Menes

4

Egyptian priest and divisor who began keeping records of the ancient Egyptian kings.

Manetho

5

Egyptian pharaoh for whom the Great Pyramid at Giza was built.

Khufu

6

Queen of Egypt who proclaimed herself pharaoh and ruled during the New Kingdom.

Hatshepsut

7

Egyptian ruler who changed his name from Amenhotep IV and called for the worship of one god.

Akhenaten

8

To unite, combine, or bring together

Unify

9

In ancient Egypt, a god-king

Pharaoh

10

A form of writing based on pictures

Hieroglyphics

11

A large stone building to serve as a house for the dead

Pyramid

12

A preserved dead body

Mummy

13

The way people use and manage resources

Economy

14

A stone on which a passage was written in three languages: Greek, Egyptian, hieroglyphics, and a form of Egyptian cursive writing

Rosetta Stone