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Symbol that stands for a word, idea or sound

Hieroglyphic

2

a writing surface similar to paper named after the papyrus reed that grew along the Nile River in ancient Egypt

Papyrus

3

structure with triangular sides

Pyramid

4


statue or other free-standing piece of art made of clay, stone, or other materials

Sculpture

5

study of the structure of the body and its organs

Antanomy

6

was a guide to the afterlife for dead souls

The book of the dead

7

bright stars that appeared in the morning sky every year at about the same time the Nile flooded

Sirius

8

famous statue that guarded the road to Kahfre's pyramid

Sphinx

9

12 months 365 days- used it to help farmers plan to plant and harvest crops

Lunar calendar

10

ancient Greeks added it to the solar calendar

Leap year

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Name who the 3 pyramids of Giza were built for:

A) King Khufu
B) Khafre
C) Menkaure