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Menes

The pharaoh who united the two kingdoms of Egypt

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Hatshepsut

A female pharaoh

63

Ramses II

The pharaoh who had many giant statues of himself

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Thutmose III

The pharaoh when Egyptian empire reached its greatest extent

65

Pyramids

Huge tombs built for some pharaohs

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Sphinx

Mysterious Statues with the head of a man, ram,or hawk and the body of a lion

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Hieroglyphics

Egyptian writing

68

Rosetta Stone

Stone used by Jean Francis Champollion to decipher hieroglyphics

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Archaeology

The study of the relics and ruins of ancient cultures

70

Nile river

The longest river in the world

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Papyrus

A plant used by the Egyptians to make boats, baskets, boxes, mats, sandals, furniture, and paper

72

Cataracts

Rapids

73

Pharaohs

Egyptian god – Kings

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Mummification

The Egyptian process of preserving dead bodies

75

Dynasties

Families within which the right to be king is passed from one member to the next

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Old, Middle, New Kingdoms of Egypt

The division of ancient Egypt's history

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Mastabas

Early tombs with flat tops and sloped sides

78

Step pyramid

May have been the first structure in world history made entirely of stone

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Great pyramid

The first and largest pyramid

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The great sphinx

A gigantic statue carved in limestone which has a lion's head and a human face in the likeness of a pharaoh

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Tribute

A payment from one nation to another

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Vizier

The Pharaohs chief assistant

83

Scribes

Those who kept written records for the Pharaoh and other government officials

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Adam

The very first man his name means "man"

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Amalekites

The powerful group of people that were defeated because God's power flowed through Moses' staff

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Moses

Leader who received the 10 Commandments at Mount Sinai

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Joshua

The reader after Moses'death

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Samuel

The wise leader who warned Israel against the dangers of having an earthly king

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Saul

First earthly king of Israel

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David

The king who lead Israel to the peak of its greatness as a nation – state