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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 el-Medina

3

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

Menes

4

Egyptian priest and advisor who began keeping records of the ancient Egyptian Kings.

Manetho

5

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

Khufu

6

resigned c. 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, Aton.

Akhenaten

8

to unite, combine, or bring together.

Unify

9

in ancient Egypt, a god-king.

Pharaoh

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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