Ancient Egypt Crossword

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Ancient Egypt Crossword

Around 5000 years ago the Ancient Egyptians built a great civilisation. There are lots of mysteries surrounding this ancient civilisation. We are fascinated by the pyramids, mummification, the Egyptian Gods and Godesses, canopic jars and the ancient curses of the pharaohs.

Across

  • 2. Stone that helped decipher hieroglyphics
  • 5. Preserve a dead body with chemicals
  • 6. Egyptian beetle
  • 9. Decorated coffin
  • 10. Rulers sharing a common origin
  • 11. Egyptians believed in this, life after death
  • 12. Political and religious leader of Egypt
  • 13. Boy Pharaoh
  • 16. Maried Mark Antony and was last Pharaoh of Ancient Egypt
  • 18. Growing crops and cultivating land

Down

  • 1. Jackal headed god, protector of the dead
  • 3. White stone often used for statues
  • 4. Ancient Egyptian writing system
  • 5. People from Egypt
  • 7. Process of embalming and wrapping a body
  • 8. Pointed stone structure used to house dead Pharaoh
  • 14. Egyptian queen renowned for her beauty, married Amenhotep IV
  • 15. Material Egyptians used to write on
  • 16. Jar that contained human organs
  • 17. Old

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