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Place where tombs were built into desert cliffs.

3 points


Valley of the Kings
Who was Isis?

3 points
goddess of healing, marriage and motherhood
Another name for magic charms.

2 points


amulets
Servant statues found in tombs.

3 points


shabtis
On what continent is Egypt located?

1 point


Africa
Who was Ra?

3 points
The Sun god

Ra created the world
This is a giant sculpture with a human head on a lion's body.

2 points


Great Sphinx
A person's life force or soul.

3 points


ka
A famous stone that helped scientists translate the hieroglyphs.

3 points


The Rosetta Stone
The first large tombs.

3 points


mastabas
Which pharaoh united the two kindgoms?

2 points


King Menes
This person designed the first pyramid.

3 points


Imhotep
What does the word "Pharaoh" mean?

2 points


"Great House"
The body was soaked in this before being wrapped in linen bandages.

2 points


natron
A famous pharoah who was a great builder.

3 points


Khufu
What famous river flows through Egypt?

1 point

Nile River
The part of you that makes you different from anyone else.

3 points


ba
What did the Egyptians call the Sahara Desert?

2 points

The Red Land
What desert is in Egypt?

2 points
Sahara Desert
Dishonest people who stole the treasures in the pyramids.

1 point


tomb robbers
This Egyptologist discovered King Tut's tomb.

2 points


Howard Carter
A thin, paperlike material used to write on.

2 points


papyrus
Who was Osiris?

3 points

god of the dead
or
ruler of the underworld
What do we call a person who studies ancient Egypt?

2 points


an Egyptologist
Mummies were placed in a stone coffin called a _________________.

3 points

sarcophagus
The first pyramid was built for this pharaoh.

3 points


Djoser
What do we call the Egyptian alphabet?

1 point


hieroglyphics
The "boy king" whose tomb was discovered with all its riches inside.

2 points


King Tut
What is the name of a woman pharaoh?

3 points


Hatshepsut
What is the longest river in the world?

1 point


Nile River
What did the ancient Egyptians call the land along the Nile?
2 points

The Black Land
What was the Nile's greatest gift?

1 point

mud
The capital city of Egypt today.

1 point


Cairo