afterlife: life after death
ankh: an object or design resembling a cross but having a loop instead of the top arm, used in ancient Egypt as a symbol of life.
Amen: The Egyptian god of life and reproduction, represented as a man with a ram's head.
amulets: an ornament or small piece of jewelry thought to give protection against evil, danger, or disease.
Anubis: Egyptian god of tombs and ruler of the underworld; usually depicted as a man with the head of a jackal
Aten: the sun (or solar disc) which was the deity of a monotheistic cult under the Pharaoh Akhenaten
Ba: the Ba was everything that makes an individual unique, it is similar to the notion of personality.
book of the dead: The Book of the Dead is an ancient Egyptian funerary text,
canopic jars: a covered urn used in ancient Egyptian burials to hold the entrails from an embalmed body.
cartouche: a carved tablet or drawing representing a scroll with rolled-up ends, used ornamentally or bearing an inscription.
Cleopatra: Egyptian queen noted for her beauty and charisma. Octavian defeated the forces led by Cleopatra and Mark Antony at Actium
dynasty: a line of hereditary rulers of a country.
embalming: preserve (a corpse) from decay, originally with spices and minerals
Eye of Horus: The Eye of Horus is an ancient Egyptian symbol of protection, royal power and good health. The eye is personified in the goddess Wadjet. It is also known as ''The Eye of Ra
Giza: an ancient Egyptian city on the west bank of the Nile opposite Cairo; site of three Great Pyramids and the Sphinx
Great Pyramid of Giza: The Great Pyramid of Giza (also known as the Pyramid of Khufu or the Pyramid of Cheops) is the oldest and largest of the three pyramids in the Giza Necropolis bordering what is now El Giza, Egypt.
heiroglyphs: a stylized picture of an object representing a word, syllable, or sound, as found in ancient Egyptian and other writing systems.
Horus: Egyptian solar god with the head of a falcon; the son of Osiris and Isis
immortality: the ability to live forever; eternal life.
Isis: Egyptian goddess of fertility; daughter of Geb; sister and wife of Osiris
Ka: was the Egyptian concept of vital essence, that which distinguishes the difference between a living and a dead person
Kheops: Pharaoh who had the Great Pyramids of Giza built
King Tutankhamun: Tutankhamun was an Egyptian pharaoh of the 18th dynasty (ruled ca. 1332 BC – 1323 BC) during the period of Egyptian history known as the New Kingdom. He is popularly referred to as King Tut
mastaba: an ancient Egyptian tomb rectangular in shape with sloping sides and a flat roof, standing to a height of 17–20 feet
Memphis: the ancient capital of ancient Egypt, located south of Cairo
monotheistic: believing that there is only one god
mummy: a body of a human being or animal that has been ceremonially preserved by removal of the internal organs, treatment with natron and resin, and wrapping in bandages.
Narmer (Menes): Egyptian pharaoh, is considered the unifier of Egypt and the founder of the First Dynasty.
natron: a mineral salt found in dried lake beds
Nefertiti: Queen of Egypt and wife of Akhenaton
Nephthys: Egyptian goddess associated with ritual of the dead; sister of Geb and Nut; wife of Set
Nile River: the world's longest river (4150 miles); flows northward through eastern Africa into the Mediterranean; the Nile River valley in Egypt was the site of the world's first great civilization
obelisk: a stone pillar, typically having a square or rectangular cross section and a pyramidal top, set up as a monument or landmark.
Osiris: Egyptian god of the underworld and judge of the dead; husband and brother of Isis; father of Horus
papyrus: a material prepared in ancient Egypt from the pithy stem of a water plant, used in sheets throughout the ancient Mediterranean world for writing or painting on and also for making rope, sandals, and boats.
pharaoh: a ruler in ancient Egypt.
polytheistic: the belief in multiple god.
Ptolemy: Alexandrian astronomer (of the 2nd century) who proposed a geocentric system of astronomy that was undisputed until the late Renaissance\
Ra: Father of the Gods
Ramses II: 1292–1225 b.c, king of ancient Egypt.
resin: a sticky flammable organic substance, insoluble in water, exuded by some trees and other plants
Rosetta Stone: a part of an inscribed granite stela that was originally about six feet tall and was set up in 196 BC; the inscriptions in hieroglyphics and Demotic and Greek gave the first clues to the decipherment of Egyptian hieroglyphics
sarcophagus: a stone coffin, typically adorned with a sculpture or inscription and associated with the ancient civilizations of Egypt, Rome, and Greece.
scarab: a large dung beetle of the eastern Mediterranean area, regarded as sacred in ancient Egypt.
Seth: is a god of the desert, storms, and foreigners in ancient Egyptian religion. In later myths he is also the god of darkness and chaos.
shabti: funerary figurine used in Ancient Egypt.
sphinx: a winged monster of Thebes, having a woman's head and a lion's body. It propounded a riddle about the three ages of man,
step pyramid: A step pyramid or stepped pyramid is an architectural structure that uses flat platforms, or steps, receding from the ground up, to achieve a completed shape similar to a geometric pyramid
talisman: an object, typically an inscribed ring or stone, that is thought to have magic powers and to bring good luck.
Thebes: an ancient Egyptian city on the Nile River that flourished from the 22nd century BC to the 18th century BC
Ushabti: each of a set of wooden, stone, or faience figurines, in the form of mummies, placed in an ancient Egyptian tomb to do any work that the dead person might be called upon to do in the afterlife.
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