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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 built for workers at the Valley of the Kings in Egypt.

Deir ei-Medina

3

3015 B.C. Ledendary ancient Egyptian king who credited with uniting Lower and Upper Egypt.

Menes

4

300 B.C. Egyptian priest and adviser who began keeping records of the ancient Egyptian kings.

Manetho

5

2600 B.C. Egyptian pharaoh for whom the Great Pyramid at Giza was built.

Khufu

6

1498 B.C.-1483 B.C. Queen of ancient 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

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To unite, combine, or bring together.

unify

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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

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

Rosetta Stone