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    Precise Meaning: "CCSS.ELA-Literacy." precedes these numbers: 2.4e, 3.4d, 4.4c, 5.4c, 6.4c, 7.4c, 8.4c, 9-10.4c, 11-12.4c
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    Ancient Egypt Definition Match #1 -- myVocabulary.com

    Directions: The Ancient Egypt definition match contains numbers in the left hand column with vocabulary definitions of 12 words in letters "A to L" in the right hand column. Use the pull down menu bar to choose the correct letter match for the word puzzle.
    When you hit "Submit", you will get back the Ancient Egypt definition match correct answers and the percentage score.
    Clue: This Ancient Egypt word list is the first of two Ancient Egypt Definition Match activities. Please see an additional Egypt and Fine Arts word list from the Word List menu bar on the home page.
    As well as the Ancient Egypt vocabulary list www.myVocabulary.com also features a free Interactive Word Puzzle, Fill-in-the-Blanks, Word Search, Crossword, Contextual Story and True or False activity with the vocabulary word list.
    You have permission from www.myVocabulary.com to make a hard copy of the Ancient Egypt definition match for more vocabulary study at home or in classes.
    Word List
     
    1) SHAWABTI
    2) ARTIFACTS
    3) DYNASTY
    4) ANUBIS
    5) SPHINX
    6) OBELISK
    7) EMBALM
    8) SARCOPHAGUS
    9) CARTOUCHE
    10) COLOSSUS
    11) ARCHEOLOGIST
    12) TALISMAN
    Definition List
     
    A)  The Egyptian jackal-headed god believed to lead the dead to the underworld (noun)
    B)  A person who studies scientifically the life and culture of the past, esp. ancient peoples, as by excavation of ancient cities, artifacts etc. (noun)
    C)  Anything made by humans, especially something made by a unique, primitive culture (plural noun)
    D)  An oval or oblong figure on Egyptian monuments containing the hieroglyphs of the name of a ruler or deity (noun)
    E)  A statue of gigantic size and proportions (noun)
    F)  A succession of rulers of the same line of descent who maintain a position for a long time (noun)
    G)  To treat a dead body with special substances, often fragrant spices and oil, to prevent decay and ensure everlasting life in ancient Egypt (verb)
    H)  A four-sided stone pillar that tapers to a pyramidal shape at the top, often inscribed with hieroglyphs honoring a pharaoh (noun)
    I)  A limestone coffin or tomb, often with elaborate ornamentation and inscriptions (noun)
    J)  A carved figurine believed to awake as a servant of the dead in the afterlife (noun)
    K)  Any ancient Egyptian statue or figure having typically the body of a lion and the head of a man, ram or hawk (noun)
    L)  A magical object (as a ring or stone) carved with symbols believed to have protective powers: charm (noun)

    Ancient Egypt Definition Match #2 -- myVocabulary.com

    Directions: The Ancient Egypt definition match #2 contains numbers in the left hand column with vocabulary definitions of 11 words in letters "A to K" in the right hand column. Use the pull down menu bar to choose the correct vocabulary match.
    When you hit "Submit", you will get back the Ancient Egypt definition match correct answers and the percentage score for those correct answers.
    Clue: This Ancient Egypt word list is the second of two Ancient Egypt Definition Match activities. It contains a vocabulary word list. Please see an additional Egypt and Fine Arts word list from the Word List menu bar on the home page.
    As well as the Ancient Egypt Definition Match #2 www.myVocabulary.com also features a free Interactive Word Puzzle, Fill-in-the-Blanks, Word Search, Crossword, Contextual Story and True or False activity.
    You have permission from www.myVocabulary.com to make a hard copy of the Ancient Egypt definition match for more vocabulary study at home or in classes.
    Word List
     
    1) AMULET
    2) MUMMIFICATION
    3) ANTIQUITY
    4) IMMORTALITY
    5) PHARAOH
    6) TOMB
    7) HIEROGLYPHICS
    8) PYRAMID
    9) INSCRIPTION
    10) EXCAVATOR
    11) DEITY
    Definition List
     
    A)  A small piece of jewelry or object worn as a charm against evil (noun)
    B)  The early period of history, esp. before the Middle Ages (noun)
    C)  In a polytheistic religion (ancient Egypt) - a god or goddess; in a monotheistic religion such as Christianity or Islam - a supreme being (noun)
    D)  Someone who hollows out or forms a hole; a person or machine who digs away covering earth (noun)
    E)  An archaic system of writing consisting of symbols that represent letters, words and categories of words (noun)
    F)  Everlasting, eternal life (noun)
    G)  Something that is written, engraved or printed as a lasting record; the dedication of a work of art (noun)
    H)  An ancient Egyptian process to preserve a dead body wrapped in cloth for thousands of years (noun)
    I)  A ruler of ancient Egypt; the title of the kings of ancient Egypt (noun)
    J)  A massive structure containing tombs built esp. in ancient Egypt with a square base and four triangular faces meeting at a point (noun)
    K)  A place of burial; a house, chamber or vault for the dead (noun)