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Flashcards in pg-84 soc vocab Deck (14):
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Giza

a city in Egypt where the Great pyramid is located

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Deir el-Medina

a village built for workers at the valley of the kings in egypt

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menes

legendary ancient Egyptian king who is credited with uniting lower and upper egypt

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manetho

Egyptian priest and advisor who began keeping records of the ancient Egyptian kings

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khufu

Egyptian pharaoh for-whom the great pyramid at Giza was built

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hatshepsut

reigned c. 1498 .B.C.-1483 .B.C. Queen of ancient Egypt who proclaimed herself pharaoh and ruled during the New Kingdom

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akhenaten

Egyptian ruler who changed his name from Amenhotep IV and called for the worship of one god, Aton

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unify

to untie, combine or bring together

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pharaoh

in ancient Egypt a god king

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heiroglyphics

a form of writing based on pictures

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pyramid

a large stone building to serve as a house for the dead

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mummy

a preserved dead body

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economy

the way people use and manage resoures

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Rosetta Stone

a stone on which a passage was written in three languages