Ancient Egypt A-Z

Answer these questions about ancient Egypt. Each answer begins with a different letter of the alphabet.
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Hint
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A
Season of the the Flood
Akhet
B
This Organ was thought to be useless
Brain
C
Jars that the organs were placed into
Canopic Jars
D
The Egyptian name for the Afterlife
Duat
E
Amulet worn for Protection from Evil
Eye of Horus
F
People with this job built the Pyramids
Farmers
G
God of the Earth
Geb
H
Picture Writing used in Egyot
Hieroglyphics
I
Queen of the Underworld
Isis
J
Cleopatra had a relationship with this person
Julius Caesar
K
King who built the Great Pyramid
Khufu
 
Hint
Answer
L
The Pyramids were built out of this stone
Limestone
M
King who united upper and lower Egypt
Menes
N
Egypt was called "The Gift of the ______"
Nile
O
King of the Underworld
Osiris
P
What Scribes wrote on
Papyrus
Q
Three smaller pyramids near the Great Pyramid contained _____
Queens
R
Stone showing translations was found here
Rosetta
S
Head of a man and the Body of a Lion
Sphynx
T
God of Writing and Knowledge
Thoth
U
Where the sun went when it set
Underworld
V
Location of Tombs in the New Kingdom
Valley of the Kings
W
This Crown symbolized rule over Upper Egypt
White Crown
X
Persian who became Pharaoh in the 27th Dynasty
Xerxes
Y
Along with white, this color represented purity
Yellow
Z
The Step Pyramid was based off these structures
Ziggurats
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Level 52
Nov 14, 2019
Sphinx is the correct answer, not sphynx. A sphynx is a breed of cat known for its lack of fur. Sphinx should be the acceptable answer.
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Level 73
Feb 1, 2020
Are you sure the one about ziggurats is correct?