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PYRAMIDS ON THE NILE
   A marshy region formed by deposits of silt    at the mouth of a river.
   A king of Egypt.
    A king of ancient Egypt, considered as    god as well as a political and military    leader.
   A government in which the riler is viewed    as a divine figure.   A government controlled by religious    leaders.
   A massive structure with a rectangular    base and four triangular sides, like those    that were built in Egypt as bu...
   An ancient Egyptian writing system in    which pictures were used to represent    ideas and sounds.
   A tall reed that grows in the Nile delta,    used by the Ancient Egyptians to make a    paperlike material for writing...
   A process of embalming and drying    corpses to prevent them from decaying.
   2. Which of the Egyptian achievements do    you consider the most important? Explain     Pyramida, mummification, hie...
   4. How did the Egyptians view the    pharaoh?     They viewed the pharaoh as a god who had     full responsibility fo...
   6. Which of the three natural features that    served as boundaries in ancient Egypt    was most important to Egypt’s ...
   7. What impact did Egyptian religious    beliefs have on the lives of Egyptians?     Religion was important. Egyptian...
   8. how were cuneiform and hieroglyphic    writing similar? Different?     Both used symbols for ideas and sounds.    ...
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  1. 1. PYRAMIDS ON THE NILE
  2. 2.  A marshy region formed by deposits of silt at the mouth of a river.
  3. 3.  A king of Egypt.
  4. 4.  A king of ancient Egypt, considered as god as well as a political and military leader.
  5. 5.  A government in which the riler is viewed as a divine figure. A government controlled by religious leaders.
  6. 6.  A massive structure with a rectangular base and four triangular sides, like those that were built in Egypt as burial places for Old Kingdom pharaohs.
  7. 7.  An ancient Egyptian writing system in which pictures were used to represent ideas and sounds.
  8. 8.  A tall reed that grows in the Nile delta, used by the Ancient Egyptians to make a paperlike material for writing on.
  9. 9.  A process of embalming and drying corpses to prevent them from decaying.
  10. 10.  2. Which of the Egyptian achievements do you consider the most important? Explain  Pyramida, mummification, hieroglyphic, written numbers, calendars, medicine. 3. How did being surrounded by deserts benefit Egypt?  The deserts shut out invaders; spared Egyptians from constant warfare.
  11. 11.  4. How did the Egyptians view the pharaoh?  They viewed the pharaoh as a god who had full responsibility for the kingdom. 5. Why did Egyptians mummify bodies?  Bodies were mummified to preserve them from the afterlife.
  12. 12.  6. Which of the three natural features that served as boundaries in ancient Egypt was most important to Egypt’s history?  River-Fertile soil, transportation.  Cataract-Limited outside contact, invaders.  Desert-Obstacle to outside contact, to invasion.
  13. 13.  7. What impact did Egyptian religious beliefs have on the lives of Egyptians?  Religion was important. Egyptians focused on the afterlife, as seen in their temples, toms, and mummification.
  14. 14.  8. how were cuneiform and hieroglyphic writing similar? Different?  Both used symbols for ideas and sounds. Cuneiform was written on clay. Hieroglyphic was written on clay and stone, later on papyrus sheets.
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