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Which development in ancient history contributed most to the growth of civilization?
Writing
The paper made from reeds that grew in the Nile Delta was called
papyrus
In ancient Egypt most of the land and farms were owned by _______.
government officials
Unified Egypt by over-throwing the king of Lower Egypt and became the pharaoh
Menes
Large stone coffin
Sarcophagus
The Middle Kingdom is best described as a time when Egypt ___________.
Increased contact with other cultures
joining of seperate parts into one
unification
Mixture of tiny bits of soil and rock left behind as over drain
silt
The time when Egypt's early pharaohs worked to build Unity within the country was called the ______.
Old Kingdom
Watered area within a desert
oasis
A piece of jewwelry used to ward off evil
Amulet
Farmers and _______ make up the largest part of Egyptian society.
slaves
Extra supply of goods
surplus
Plant used to make cloth
flax
Waterfall
cataract
The Egyptians believed that after a person died, he/she would go to _____.
The Next World
Funded the search for King Tut
Howard Cater
The distance fom a person's elbow to the tip of the thumb ( about 20 inches)
cubit
Bucket-lifter used to scoop water from canals and pour into the fields
Shaduf
A person who makes maps
Cartographer
Organized a 2-year expedition expanding trade beyond the egyptian empire
Hatshepsut
Ordered the contruction of the Great pyramid
Khufu
Studied the hyksos and used their weapons to drive them back out to lower Egypt
Ahmose
Group of people who go on a trip for a set reason
Expedition
Ruled as a wealthy young pharaoh from about age 9 to 19
Tutankhamun
Carved inscription of a pharaoh's name contained in an oval
Cartouche
Body of a lion and head of a pharaoh
sphinx