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Standard: NYSED: The Arts: Standard 4: Students will explore art and artifacts from various
historical periods and world cultures to discover the roles that art plays in the lives of people of a
given time and place and to understand how the time and place influence the visual
characteristics of the art work. Students will explore art to understand the social, cultural, and
environmental dimensions of human society.
Theme: Ancient Egyptian Art & Artifacts
Directions: Fill in the blank with the correct word that completes the sentence.

Word Bank:
Hieroglyphics Papyrus Pyramid Sphinx Cartouche Amulets
Canopic Jars Mummification

1. is a weed that grew along the banks of the Nile River. It was used to make
paper, baskets, tables/ chairs, perfume, food and even clothes. (Papyrus)
2. In ancient Egypt, were used as tombs. They were beautifully decorated
and were made up of many rooms to be filled with artifacts. The ancient Egyptians buried their
kings and pharaohs here so that they could enjoy their afterlife. (Pyramid)
3. You needed a preserved body so that your Ba and Ka, the two pieces of your soul, could find
their way home at night back to your tomb. Without a body, the Ba and Ka would get lost. The
process of preparing and preserving the body is called . (Mummification)
4. A Scribe was a person thats job was to write things down. The system they used were of
pictures/symbols called . Each symbol was different and had its own
meaning. (Hieroglyphic)
5. Little charms that offered protection were called .There were two
types, one used for the living, worn daily that gave protection and encouragement. The other
given to the dead, for mummified bodies. They were made of stone, glass, or clay, and some
were even hand carved. (Amulet)
6. The ancient Egyptian word for means the "living image of Atum". It is famously
known as the large stone monument built 4000 years ago. It is located on the Giza Plateau in
Egypt and carved out of limestone with a human face on a lions body. (Sphinx)
7. A is a name plate for a coffin. Its an oval shape with a name written on
it in hieroglyphics. (Cartouche)
8. When a body was preserved, which was an important job in ancient Egypt, the internal organs
were removed. The organs were carefully stored in . These were decorated
and/or carved. (Canopic Jars)
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Theme: Ancient Egyptian Art & Artifacts


Directions: Fill in the blank with the correct word that completes the sentence.

Word Bank:
Hieroglyphics Papyrus Pyramid Sphinx Cartouche Amulets
Canopic Jars Mummification

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