Ancient Egyptian Civilization Overview
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Ancient Egyptian Civilization Overview

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During the Old Kingdom, rulers built many ______

pyramids

Cheops built the Great Pyramid of Giza as his ______

tomb

Chephren built the statue of the Great Sphinx, an imaginary creature with the head of a human and the body of a ______

lion

The Middle Kingdom is remembered as a time of ______, particularly jewelry making

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During the Middle Kingdom, Egypt became rich and powerful from ______ with its neighbors

<p>trading</p> Signup and view all the answers

The New Kingdom marked the end of rule by ______ in Egypt

<p>dynasties</p> Signup and view all the answers

Ancient Egyptian civilization lasted nearly 3,000 years. This mysterious and artistic civilization started around 3,000 B.C. It ended around 30 B.C, when Egypt was conquered by the ______ Empire.

<p>Roman</p> Signup and view all the answers

A dynasty is a powerful group or family that holds onto power for many years. In ancient Egypt, dynasties did impressive things, like build ______.

<p>pyramids</p> Signup and view all the answers

The Old Kingdom lasted from 2,700 to 2,200 B.C. The Middle Kingdom lasted from 2,050 to 1,800 B.C. The final period was the New Kingdom. It lasted from about 1,550 to 1,100 B.C. During these three periods, power passed from one dynasty to ______.

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Beginning in about 4,000 B.C., there were two kingdoms in Egypt: Upper Egypt and Lower Egypt. Around 3,100 B.C., Menes, the king of Upper Egypt, conquered Lower Egypt. He joined the two kingdoms together and built his capital city at Memphis, near the ______.

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Pharaohs were more than just rulers. They were considered gods and were believed to possess the secrets of heaven and earth. Pharaohs led the ______ and the army.

<p>government</p> Signup and view all the answers

The Egyptian word 'pharaoh' means 'great house.' Not much is known about the pharaohs of the early dynasties. Pharaohs had total ______.

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