Ancient Egyptian Trivia

Ancient Egyptian Trivia


What did the ancient Egyptians call the the constellation we call the Big Dipper?

Where did ancient Egyptian women place or wear perfume?

Used to make bread and beer, what was the major crop of ancient Egypt?

When the ancient Egyptians held a party, what did they call it?

What breed of dog was used as a hunting dog in ancient Egypt?

Name the only wind instrument in ancient Egypt.

What did the ancient Egyptians believe would cure a toothache?

The Christian cross was developed from what ancient Egyptian symbol?

What was the most popular pet in ancient Egypt?

The Pyramids at Giza were built how long ago?

The Great Pyramid was built by an Egyptian Pharoah named?

If the floor-to-floor height of a modern building is 10 feet (3 meters), the Great Pyramid at Giza is about as high as a:

The ceiling of the Kings' Chamber at the center of the Great Pyramid is composed of great slabs of:

Sailing upstream on the Nile, the Pyramids at Giza are encountered in this order:

Aside from the pyramids, the Giza Plateau is best known for:

The word "pharoah" is an approximation of an ancient Egyptian term and comes to us from the Bible. What did it originally mean in Egyptian?

When you arrive, you find it is no mirage. Which place correctly completes the following sequence:

From the time it was fully developed in the Old Kingdom and onward, how many names belonged to a pharoahs' complete titulary?

In the north of Egypt but south of the Delta, there is a large fertile expression on the west of the Nile valley which contains a lake fed by a river branch of the Nile. What is it called?

In the 1932 film "The Mummy," the title role was played by whom?

Nilometers were used to...

Indiana Jones found the ark of the covenant at Tanis in "Raiders of the Lost Ark." What real-life achaeologist working at Tanis in 1939 discovered the rich royal burials of the 21st and 22nd Dynasties of the Third Intermediate Period (1070-747 B.C.E)

The ancient Egyptians personified the heavens as the deity...

Egyptian mummies were usually wrapped in this material:

The falcon was most associated with which God?

I am the son of Isis and Osiris. Who am I?

What were the first two things listed in the standard offering formula that a deceased person would hope to receive as part of their daily offering?

At Dahshur, I have two pyramids: one is called "bent" and the other "red." But my son's is the one that everyone called "great." Who am I?


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