Egypt Vocabulary

Section 1

Cataracts

White water rapids

Delta

River branches

Menes

The founder of unified egypt

Pharaoh

The ruler of Egypt at the time

Dynasty

Series of rulers from a common origin

Section 2

Old Kingdom

A period of time within Ancient Egypt

Khufu

A king of Ancient Egypt

Nobles

They were related to the pharaoh, priests, scribes, doctors, lawyers, or important military personnel.

Afterlife

After you die people believed that you would have another life

Mummies

The pharaoh would be wrapped up in cloth when they died

Elite

People of wealth or power

Pyramids

Buildings made of sand and brick

Engineering

Architectural design

Section 3

Middle Kingdom

New Kingdom

Trade Routes

Queen Hathepust

Ramses The Great

Section 4

Hieroglyphics

Papyrus

Rosetta Stone

Sphinxes

Obelisk

King Tutuankhamen