Egyptian Pyramids Crossword
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QUESTIONS LIST: Second : The pyramid of Khafre is the __________ tallest pyramid at Giza and contains pharaoh Khafre’s tomb., Sphinx : A unique feature built inside Khafre’s pyramid complex was the great _________, a guardian statue carved in limestone with the head of a man and the body of a lion., Giza : Built during a time when Egypt was one of the richest and most powerful civilizations in the world, the pyramids— especially the great pyramids of ________— are some of the most magnificent man made structures in history., Divine : Kings held a unique position in Egyptian society. somewhere in between human and ________, they were believed to have been chosen by the gods themselves to serve as their mediators on earth., Nile : No pyramids are more celebrated than the great pyramids of Giza, located on a plateau on the west bank of the ________ river, on the outskirts of modern-day Cairo., Pharaoh : Their massive scale reflects the unique role that the __________, or king, played in ancient Egyptian society., Robbers : Tomb _________ and other vandals in both ancient and modern times removed most of the bodies and funeral goods from Egypt’s pyramids and plundered their exteriors as well., Burials : After djoser, the stepped pyramid became the norm for royal ___________, although none of those planned by his dynastic successors were completed., Mastabas : From the beginning of the dynastic era (2950 b.c.), royal tombs were carved into rock and covered with flat-roofed rectangular structures known as “__________,” which were precursors to the pyramids., Mummified : To properly care for his spirit, the corpse was ____________, and everything the king would need in the afterlife was buried with him, including gold vessels, food, furniture and other offerings., Great Pyramid : The oldest and largest of the three pyramids at Giza, known as the _____ __________, is the only surviving structure out of the famed seven wonders of the ancient world.