Ancient Egypt 1. Egypt’s kings were known as believed these kings were and the people also . 2. Why did ancient Egyptians call their land “Kemet”? 3. After Upper and Lower Egypt were united into one kingdom, what was the name of the first king to rule? 4. Why were pyramids built? 5. How was death viewed in ancient Egypt? 6. Name some things that might have been buried with a king. Why? 7. Describe a mastaba and who was buried in this type of a tomb. 8. What was the name of the first pyramid? 9. For which king was the first pyramid built? 10. What are the seven wonders of the old world? 11. Of the Seven Wonders of the World, which one is the last remaining? 12. How long did it take to build the Great Pyramid of Giza? 13. For which pharaoh was the Pyramid of Giza build? 14. How do Egyptologists think the ancient Egyptians moved massive stones from as far as 500 miles away to build the pyramids? 15. The was part of the pyramid complex that was commissioned by Khufu’s son, Khafre. 16. Why were boats buried around some of the pyramids? 17. What part did the Nile River play in the building of the pyramids? 18. What two types of stone were often used in building pyramids? 19. Which directions are Giza’s pyramids facing? 20. What are hieroglyphs? 21. Explain the differences between a pictogram and an ideogram. 22. Besides pictograms and ideograms, what was the other thing that made up Egyptian hieroglyphs? 23. What was the problem with using hieroglyphs to communicate? 24. What was the name of the artifact that helped crack the code of hieroglyphs? 25. How did this code help tell what the hieroglyphs said?