Ch. 4 Sec. 1 Ancient Egypt & Kush

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Hieroglyphics
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the ancient Egyptian writing system that used picture symbols
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Papyrus
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a long-lasting, paper-like material made from reeds that the ancient Egyptians used to write on
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Rosetta stone
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a huge stone slab inscribed with hieroglypics, Greek, and a later form of Egyptian that allowed historians to understand Egyptian writing
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Spinx
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an imaginary creature with a human head and the body of a lion that was often shown on Egyptian statues
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Obelisk
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a tall, pointed, four-sided pillar in ancient Egypt
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King Tutankhamen
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an Egyptian pharaoh whose tomb filled with treasures was discovered by archaeologists in 1922

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