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

  • 3. Jar that contained human organs
  • 5. Pointed stone structure used to house dead Pharaoh
  • 7. Stone that helped decipher hieroglyphics
  • 9. Material Egyptians used to write on
  • 11. Decorated coffin
  • 12. Egyptian queen renowned for her beauty, married Amenhotep IV
  • 14. Old
  • 16. Boy Pharaoh
  • 19. Maried Mark Antony and was last Pharaoh of Ancient Egypt
  • 20. Jackal headed god, protector of the dead

Down

  • 1. Preserve a dead body with chemicals
  • 2. Ancient Egyptian writing system
  • 4. Rulers sharing a common origin
  • 6. People from Egypt
  • 8. White stone often used for statues
  • 10. Process of embalming and wrapping a body
  • 13. Egyptians believed in this, life after death
  • 15. Political and religious leader of Egypt
  • 17. Egyptian beetle
  • 18. Growing crops and cultivating land

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