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WHERE DOES THE NILE RIVER BEGIN?
IN THE MOUNTAINOUS REGIONS OF EAST AFRICA
A METHOD OF SUPPLYING WATER TO DRY LAND
IRRIGATION
WHAT MAKES THE NILE OVERFLOW?
THE RAIN IN THE MOUNTAINS
A FORM OF WRITING DEVELOPED BY ANCIENT EGYPTIANS
HIEROGLYPHICS
A LARGE BLACK OBJECT WITH CARVINGS IN THREE LANGUAGES THAT PROVIDED THE KEY TO ANCIENT WRITINGS
ROSETTA STONE
THE SUPREME RULER IN ANCIENT EGYPT
PHARAOH
A TRIANGULAR PIECE OF LAND FOUND AT THE MOUTH OF THE RIVERs
DELTA
ONE OF THE FEW MEMBERS OF EGYPTIAN SOCIETY WHO WOULD WRITE
SCRIBE
THE USE OF WORKERS AND RESOURCES TO PRODUCE GOODS
ECONOMY
A PAPER MADE FROM REEDS THAT GREW IN THE NILE DELTA
PAPYRUS
WHAT POWERFUL GROUP OF NOMADS CONQUERED EGYPT AROUND1800 B.C?
tHE HYKSOS
IN WHAT REGION OF EGYPT DOES UPPER EGYPT LIE?
LOWER EGYPT?
UPPER EGYPT- IN THE SOUTH
LOWER EGYPT- IN THE NORTH
WHAT WAS THE MAIN ECONOMIC ACTIVITY OF ANCIENT EGYPT?
FARMING
A HUGE STRUCTURE USED AS A TOMB FOR ANCIENT EGYPTIAN PHARAOHS
PYRAMID
A GROUP OF LANDS AND PEOPLE RULED BY ONE GOVERNMENT
EMPIRE
WHICH WAY DOES THE NILE RIVER FLOW?
NORTH
WHY WAS THE FLOODING OF THE NILE IMPORTANT TO ANCIENT EGYPT'S ECONOMY?
THE NILE BROUGHT GOOD SOIL/SILT
WHAT THREE LANGUAGES APPEAR ON THE ROSETTA STONE?
1.GREEK
2.ANCIENT EGYPTIAN
3.HIEROGLYPHICS