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Vizier
Eyptian prime minister
scribe
egyptian writer, record keeper, and historian
Old Kingdom
earliest united kingdom, pyramid age, strong central government
Middle Kingdom
ruled by foreigners, power struggles common, developed drainage system
New Kingdom
empire age, great rulers, most famous part of Egyptian life, ended by Roman invasion
Medicine
advanced
Women
high status, own land
Astronomy
pyramids, calendar, flood prediction
Occupations
Farming-predominant, priests, craftsman, scribe, slaves
Rosetta stone
Helped decipher hieroglyphics, discovered by the French in the 1800s.
Egyptian classes
Upper- government officials, priests, pharoah
Middle- craftsmen, scribes
Low- common people, farmers
Slaves- captured people
Hyskos
foreigners who ruled Egypt during the Middle Kingdom
Ra
sun god
Anubis
god of mummification
Osiris
god of the dead