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Nile River

LONGEST river in the world. It goes from AFRICA to the Mediterranean Sea. It provided fertile land and brought life to EGYPT.

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Dynasty

A series of rulers from the SAME FAMILY.

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Egyptian Religious Beliefs

Polytheism, Afterlife, Mummies

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Pyramids

4 triangle-sided tombs that the Egyptians buried their dead in.

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Pharoah

The RULER of Egypt. Means "great house".

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Afterlife

Life after death.

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King Tutankhamun

Egyptian King whose tomb was found in 1922. It was filled with treasures. It taught us a lot about Egyptian life.

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What did the Nile River provide for the people of Egypt?

It provided food, fish, transportation, fertile soil, irrigation, and protection from invasion.