Upper Egypt and Lower Egypt
Eastern Egypt and Western Egpyt
Nubia and Cairo
The geography supported Various desert plants and birds.
The geography included many areas for hungers to hunt widely.
The geography included areas for farming.
The geography helped unify the country
Villages replaced towns.
Farms grew into villages and then cities.
Cities broke off into scattered farms.
Farms replaced cities and then pyramids
It had temples in which to worship
It had Sumerian artwork to use as decoration.
It had natural barriers to protect against invaders.
It had two dynasties to celebrate religious traditions.
Warehouses where surplus food is stored
Temples where the people are allowed to come and pray
Stone tombs with four rectangle-shaped sides that join a limestone roof.
Royal tombs with four triangle-shaped sides that meet in a point on top.
A collection of queens
A collection of kingdoms
Series of rulers from different familes
Series of rulers from the same family
Merchants who helped build trade routes
Priests who helped build the temples.
Wealthy farmers who emerged as leaders
Wealthy fisherman who emerged as leaders
That the Nile River flowed two ways
That both farming and herding were important
Their joint rule with their respective queens
Their rule over both Upper and Lower Egypt
The farmers whose small villages were unclean
The mummies whose ka was disturbed
The pharaoh who was both ruler and god
The dynasty that was in power
Need for government officials
Increase in farming
Increase in population
The pharaohs' families paid the costs
It collected taxes from the people
It collected payments from Sumer
The priests held religions festivals
Egyptians preserved bodies as mummies.
Egyptians carried their dead to neighboring countries.
Egyptians used a funeral pyre for their dead.
Egyptians buried their dead in the river
Ramses the Great
Ahmose of the Thebes
It was a rich country.
It was a poor country.
Its resources were being heavily taxed.
Its resources were being sent to help other countries.
Egypt's defeat of the Sinai Peninsula
Egypt's creation of an army
Egypt's conquest of distant lands
Egypt's creation of the pyramids.
Created a professional army
Created a Middle Kingdom god
Destroyed all its temples
Disbanded the scribes
For his ability as an artist
As a great scribe
For his untimely death at the hands of Ahmose
As a great warrior and builder
The tombs served as museums.
The tombs were private storage rooms of the pharaoh.
Egyptians believed tombs to be the safest places in the kingdom.
Egyptians believed the dead enjoyed such materials in the afterlife.
Ahmose of Thebes
Ramses the Great