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  1. Egypt Review Chapter 2

  2. Line of rulers from the same family

  3. dynasty

  4. Huge stone structure built by the ancient Egyptians to serve as a tomb

  5. pyramid

  6. Steep rapids formed by cliffs and boulders in a river

  7. cataract

  8. Grassy plain

  9. savanna

  10. System of writing made up of thousands of picture symbols developed by the ancient Egyptians

  11. hieroglyphics

  12. God or goddess

  13. diety

  14. Area of fertile soil at the mouth of a river

  15. delta

  16. Payment made by one group or nation to another to show obedience or to obtain peace or protection

  17. tribute

  18. Reed plant of the Nile Valley, used to make a form of paper

  19. papyrus

  20. Process developed by the ancient Egyptians of preserving a person’s body after death

  21. embalming

  22. Material burned for its pleasant smell

  23. incense

  24. All-powerful king in ancient Egypt

  25. pharaoh

  26. Body that has been embalmed and wrapped in linen

  27. mummy

  28. First capital of Egypt during the Old Kingdom

  29. Memphis

  30. The largest hot desert in the world in northern Africa

  31. Sahara

  32. The capital of Egypt during the Middle Kingdom

  33. Thebes

  34. Capital city of Kush

  35. Meroe

  36. Hatshepsut’s nephew; became king after she died; regained Nubia; grew rich from trade and tribute; slavery was common

  37. Thutmose III

  38. King of Egypt who had the Great Pyramid built for him

  39. King Khufu

  40. Kush king who went North to conquest Egypt

  41. Kashta

  42. Egyptian prince who drove the Hyksos out; New Kingdom; Egypt reached height of ancient glory

  43. Ahmose

  44. Akhenaton’s son-in-law; 10-year old who restored the old religion and died 9 years later

  45. King Tutankhamen

  46. Also known as Menes, king of Upper Egypt; conquered Lower Egypt, uniting them

  47. Narmer

  48. Queen of Egypt, ruled after husband died; interested in trade, not conquest; great wealth; made huge temple in Valley of the Kings

  49. Queen Hatshepsut

  50. The Egyptian king who regained lands; he launched a building program with new temples, built by enslaved people from war