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Name the Asiatic warriors who brought the Egyptian Middle Kingdom to an end.

Hyksos

What structure best symbolized the Egyptian concept of state and society?

pyramid

Who was the female pharaoh of Egypt that ruled jointly with her nephew?

Hatshepsut

What Frenchman was able to decipher the hieroglyphics of the Rosetta Stone?

Champollion

Name the Dreek "Father of History" who called Egypt the "gift of the Nile."

Herodotus

What teenage pharaoh's tomb was discovered in 1922?

Tutankhamen

What city became the center of Egyptian life?

Cairo

What is ancient Egyptian writing called?

hieroglyphics

Who was the most outstanding monarch of the Later New Kingdom?

Ramses II

Who was the first pharaoh of a united Egypt?

Menes