Ancient Egypt Vocabulary. Menes. King of Upper Egypt who overthrew the king of Lower Egypt and unified Egypt. Unification. The joining of separate parts, such as kingdoms, into one. . Pharaoh.
King of Upper Egypt who overthrew the king of Lower Egypt and unified Egypt.
The joining of separate parts, such as kingdoms, into one.
The title used by the rulers of ancient Egypt . At first the word pharaoh meant “where the king lived”, however after time it was known as the title of the king of Egypt. The first pharaoh is Menes.
Lasted from 2700B.C. E. to 2200B.C. E. The time when early pharaohs worked to unify Egypt.
Located in Lower Egypt, Menes made this the capital of Egypt.
Is when they preserve a pharaohs’ body then wrapped them in cloth. It was done to preserve the body by embalming and drying.
Pharaoh who built the Great Pyramid in about 2600 BCE. It took about 22 years to build.
Symbols or signs that stand for words or letters
Why did Egyptians preserve the bodies of the dead through mummification?
Label them on your
map, by drawing a
Why did Cataracts make it
hard for Egyptians to
trade from North to South?
Flows northeast out of Lake Tana