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					       EGYPT Jeopardy
                            Pyramids and
Gods    People   “Denial”    Mummies       Etc.
100      100       100          100        100
200      200       200          200        200
300      300       300          300        300
400      400       400          400        400
500      500       500          500        500
600      600                    600        600
            Gods for 100
• This god devoured sinful hearts.

• Who is Ammut?
             Gods for 200
• Goddess of truth; pictured as a scale.

• Who is Ma’at?

 The name for the god of the New Kingdom.

                  Who is Amon-Re?
            Gods for 300
• The goddess of marriage.

• Who is Isis?

          She was married to him.

                   Who is Osiris?
            Gods for 400
• Pharaohs represent this god during
  their lifetime.

• Who is Horus?
            Gods for 500
• The god “guide” of the underworld.

• Who is Anubis?
            Gods for 600
• The god of the Nile.

• Who is Hapi?
             People for 100
  • First female pharaoh.

   • Who is Hatshepsut?

BONUS: Hatshepsut was considered a good
       leader for these reasons.
Encouraging trade, building projects, & peace.
          People for 200
• The foreigners who brought bronze and
  iron weapons and chariots to Egypt.

• Who are the Hyksos?
           People for 300
• Egypt became a province of the Roman
  Empire at the end of this leader’s reign.

• Who is Cleopatra?
          People for 400
• The pharaoh who changed the religion
  of Egypt to worship one god.

• Who is Amenhotep IV / Akhenaten?
                     People for 500
    • His tomb was the only complete one
      ever found.

     • Who is Tutankhamen?

                    Why this was important.
Gave information to historians/scientists about Egyptian burial practices
          People for 600

• With what group did Ramesses II
  form a peace treaty?

• Who are the Hittites?
          The Nile for 100
• The cardinal direction in which the
  Nile flows.

• What is north?
          The Nile for 200
• This machine lifted water out of the

• What is a shadoof?
          The Nile for 300
• Pyramids were built on this side of the
  Nile River.

• What is the WEST side?
        The Nile for 400

• A fertile piece of land at the end of the

• What is a delta?
              The Nile for 500
 • The Nile flows into this body of water.

 • What is the Mediterranean Sea?

Egyptians did this measuring process to the land after the
                                       What is survey?
 Pyramids/ Mummies for 100
• His pyramid is at Giza.

• Who is Khufu?
  Pyramids/ Mummies for 200
 • The name of the salt used to preserve
 • What is natron?

BONUS: The other job of pyramid builders.
                 Who are the farmers?
 Pyramids/ Mummies for 300
• Devices used to lift stone blocks to
  build pyramids (2).

• What are sleds and ramps?
 Pyramids/ mummies for 400
• List 4 organs found in canopic jars.
• What are the lungs, liver, stomach, and
  Pyramids/ Mummies for
• Two ways one could tell the social
  class of a mummy.

• Careful mummification
• Clogged arteries/ parasites from meat
• Evidence of medical care
Pyramids/ Mummies for 600
    • Name three reasons why the Pyramid
      at Giza is considered one of the seven
      wonders of the ancient world.
•   Height (451 ft; 40 story building)
•   7 in. between sides
•   Accuracy in placement (N/S/E/W)
•   Time to build (20 years)
•   Weight of blocks (up to 30,000 lbs each)
         Egypt, Etc. for 100
• 2 uses of papyrus.
•   Paper
•   Sandals
•   Baskets
•   Rafts
•   Columns for houses
        Egypt, Etc. for 200
• A list of prayers to help person get to
  the Underworld safely.

• What is the Book of the Dead?
       Egypt, Etc. for 300
• The purpose of mummification.

• What is the way for the Ka to
  recognize its body?
        Egypt, Etc. for 400
• 3 Contributions made by the
• What are
  – Mathematics / Geometry: Surveying,
    fractions, whole numbers
  – Building techniques for pyramids
  – Medicine, specialized doctors
  – Technology “from” rivers: irrigation,
    shadoof, boats
  – “Paper” and ink
        Egypt, Etc. for 500
• The opening of the mouth ceremony
  was for these 2 purposes.

• What is allowing deceased person to speak
  and eat in the afterlife?
         Egypt, Etc. for 600
 • 2 ways both the Mesopotamians AND
   the Egyptians used their rivers.
• Farming/ irrigation
• Travel/ transport
• Mud for bricks

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