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Ancient Egyptian Glossary

Terms related to the study of the history of Ancient Egypt

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Earthenware Amulet with Eye of Horus from the Tell of Apana in Susa, now at the Louvre.

Earthenware Amulet with Eye of Horus from the Tell of Apana in Susa, now at the Louvre.

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Ancient Egyptian Glossary

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A

Abu Simbel
Akhenaten
Alexandria
Amarna
Amarna Letters
Amenhotep IV
Anubis
Atum-Re

B

Bent Pyramid
Bes

C

Canopic Jars
Carnarvon, Lord George
Carter, Howard
Cartouche
Cleopatra

D

Diphtherai

E

Edwin Smith Papyrus
Ennead of Heliopolis
Epigraphy

F

Faiyum
Fertile Crescent

G

Great Pyramid at Giza
Great Royal Wife
Guaiacol

H

Hatshepsut
Hawass
Henotheism
Hermopolis
Hieroglyph
Horus
Hyksos

I

Imhotep
Isis

J

K

Kadesh, Battle of
Khepri

L

Lower Egypt

M

Manetho
Mastaba
Memphis
Menes
Middle Kingdom
Molibdion
Mt Sinai
Mummy

N

Narmer Palette
Natron
Nefertari
Nefertiti
New Kingdom
Nile River
Nitocris
Nomes
Nut

O

Ogdoad of Hermopolis
Old Kingdom
Opet Festival
Osiris

P

Papyrus
Pelusium
Pepy I
Petrie, William Matthew Flinders
Pharaoh
Pharos Lighthouse
Predynastic Egypt
Ptah
Pyramids

Q

R

Ramses
Re
Rosetta Stone

S

Saqqara
Sarcophagus
Scarab
Shabti
Skytale
Sphinx

T

Tel-El-Amarna
Tell (Tel)
Thebes
Tutankhamen
 

U

Upper Egypt

V

Valley of the Golden Mummies
Valley of the Kings

W

Wadi

X

Y

Z

Zahi Hawass

 

Glossary for Ancient/Classical History

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