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Amulet—Predynastic, and onward; ankh symbol of life held by ra; Benben stone the top stone of the Egyptian pyramid; Canopic jar—Vessel containing internal ...


Glossary of ancient Egyptian terms and names. The word form in bold type is the one generally used on this site. Some remarks concerning transliteration and ...


Kids learn about Ancient Egyptian Glossary and Terms. Important words and definitions you need to know about this civilization.


Akhet One of the three seasons in ancient Egypt. It was the season when the Nile flooded, spreading tons of mud and silt across its floodplain. This occurred ...


Social Studies for Kids Home • Fun Facts • Glossaries • Newsletter • FAQ. Ancient Egypt. People. Ahmose · Amen · Amenhotep · Aten · Cleopatra · Hatshepsut.


Glossary of terms used in Egyptian history including those of foreign origin like ' cartouche,' 'caliph' and 'portico'


ankh, the Egyptian symbol for life. ba, the physical vitality present in a living thing. cartouche, an oval frame used to surround the hieroglyphic name of any ...


Glossary of terms connected with the history of ancient Egypt.


Ennead: Hall Of Judgment/Hall of Justicet: Hatshepsut: Lower Egypt: Middle Kingdom: Necropolis: Nefertari Merytnmut: New Kingdom: Nome: Ogdoad: Old ...


Sep 22, 2009 ... Terms relevant to ancient Egyptian art, beliefs and technology.