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What was summer like in Mesopotamia?
hot, drought-like
Describe the summers in Egypt.
hot, dry, drought-like
Which of these is a characteristic of a civilization:
hunting
weapons
specialized jobs
specialized jobs
The library at Ninevah had books written on__________
stone
Cuneiform was used by these people.....
ancient Mesopotamians
Cuneiform is writng with wedge-shaped pages (T or F)
False
This was the the ruler of Uruk...
Gilgamesh
The name for a Sumerian pyramid.....
ziggurat
He ordered his laws to be written on a stone pillar...
Hammurabi
Define silt....
fine particles of fertile soil deposited after a flood.
He discovered the tomb of King Tut...
Howard Carter
This helped scholars figure out the meaning of hieroglyphics
Rosetta Stone
This was the Egyptian guide to the afterlife...
Book of the Dead
David replace this man as king of Israel....
Saul
Responsible for building a great temple in Jerusalem...
Solomon
Led the Israelites out of Egypt...
Moses
Describe the characterisitcs of a civilization....
could be an essay question
Describe the steps in the development of writing....
could be another essay question
Explain how the Nile River was important to Ancient Egypt....
another essay possibility
What is papyrus and how was it used by Ancient Egypt...
maybe an essay
Which Egyptian leader wore the fake beard?
Hatshepsut
Who found the Rosetta Stone?
Jean-Francois Champollion
Which is further north, Upper Egypt or Lower Egypt?
Lower
Which sea border Egypt on the north and which sea on the east?
Med. Sea and Red Sea
The best known of all the pharaohs...
Tut
Papyrus grows along the banks of....
the Nile River
Who had the slingshot, David, Goliath, Bob
David
What shape is a delta?
triangular