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

  • 4. Material Egyptians used to write on
  • 6. White stone often used for statues
  • 9. Egyptians believed in this, life after death
  • 11. Ancient Egyptian writing system
  • 14. Egyptian beetle
  • 16. Stone that helped decipher hieroglyphics
  • 17. Process of embalming and wrapping a body
  • 19. Growing crops and cultivating land
  • 20. Political and religious leader of Egypt

Down

  • 1. Preserve a dead body with chemicals
  • 2. Jackal headed god, protector of the dead
  • 3. Jar that contained human organs
  • 5. Old
  • 7. Decorated coffin
  • 8. Pointed stone structure used to house dead Pharaoh
  • 10. Boy Pharaoh
  • 12. Egyptian queen renowned for her beauty, married Amenhotep IV
  • 13. People from Egypt
  • 15. Maried Mark Antony and was last Pharaoh of Ancient Egypt
  • 18. Rulers sharing a common origin

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