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  1. Journey Down the Nile Review

  2. What is the name for an Egyptian king? Pharaoh

  3. What is a pyramid? A huge, triangular-shaped monument of ancient Egypt built around a tomb

  4. What are the 2 main theories of pyramid construction? • Huge blocks cut from the earth, hauled to the pyramid, and put in place • A cement mixture was made and placed in a mold or form and left to dry in the sun

  5. What is the name of this monument? The Great Pyramid at Giza

  6. About how many years did it take to complete? About 20 years

  7. What is the name of the pharaoh who built this pyramid? Pharaoh Khufu

  8. Why did Pharaoh Khufu have the pyramid built? Pharaoh Khufu built the pyramid as a tomb for himself and his family

  9. What is the name of this monument? The White Chapel

  10. What is the name of the pharaoh who built this monument? Pharaoh Senusret I

  11. What is Senusret most known for promoting? Art and literature

  12. Why did Senusret build the White Chapel? He wanted his memory to live on through his monuments

  13. What happened to the White Chapel? It was torn down by another pharaoh for use for his monument

  14. What is the name of this monument? The Great Temple at Dayr al-Bahri (Hatshepsut’s Temple)

  15. Why is Pharaoh Hatshepsut unique as a pharaoh? She was the 1st female pharaoh

  16. What accomplishment is Hatshepsut known for? She was a promoter of trade and sent a trade expedition to the African Kingdom of Punt

  17. What is the name of this monument? Great Temple at Abu Simbel (Temple of Ramses II)

  18. What are the two things Ramses II is known for? • Being a military leader • Building great monuments