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Topic vocabulary

The table below shows the key vocabulary that we will be using throughout the topic. Children need to understand the meaning, be able to use them in their writing and spell them.

 

 

afterlife

hieroglyphics

ritual

amulet

inscription

River Nile

apprentice

linen

Rosetta Stone

Book of the Dead

mummy

sarcophagus

canopic jar

natron

scribe

cartouche

nemes

sphinx

curse

ointment

tomb

deity

papyrus

Tutankhamun

Egyptologist

pendant

underworld

embalmer

pharaoh

Valley of the Kings

eternal life

preserve

wedjat

Giza

pyramid