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Pyramid build for Khufu at Giza
Great Pyramid
Northern part of Egypt near the Nile delta
Lower Egypt
Southern part of Egypt
Thebes was located in this area
Upper Egypt
Where Tutankhamen's tomb was found. Place where pharaohs were buried.
Valley of the Kings
The god Akhenaton worshipped
Aton
Later known as Kush. Area south of Egypt along the Nile.
Nubia
An area south of Egypt once known as Nubia
Kush
The more powerful Nubian villages took over the weaker ones and created this kingdom. This kingdom developed close ties with Egypt.
Kerma
The first capital city of Kush
Nepata
The second capital city of Kush, which was located near iron ore deposits.
Meroe
Kushite king who began the conquest of Egypt
Kashta
Kashta's son. He completed the conquest of Egypt and founded a dynasty that ruled both Egypt and Kush from Napata
Piye
One of the most poserful leaders in Nubian history. He built many large temples in and around Egypt Kush and enjoyed a time of prosperity.
Tahaqa
When Kush weakened, this kingdom arose to take its place. Located in what is now known as Ethiopia, their armies burned Meroe to the ground.
Axum
The main Egyptian god. 'God of the Sun.
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