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How many years have passed since the start of what is called the Old Kingdom in Egypt, when the great pyramids were built?


800

4,600

2,300

Egyptian kings were known as:


Pharaohs

Sphinxes

Mastabas

How many Egyptian pyramids have been discovered thus far?


43

108

2019

Which pyramid is the largest?


Pyramid of Giza

The Shining Pyramid

Pyramid of Djoser

What are the symbols called that were used for writing in ancient Egypt?


Cartouches

Chambers

Hieroglyphs

How many symbols does the Egyptian alphabet consist of?


94 symbols

800 symbols

26 symbols

What is the name of the stone that helped break the code in deciphering Egyptian writing?


Rosetta Stone

White limestone

Gemstone

What is the scientific name for the digging up of an archaeological site?


Surveying

Preservation

Excavation

Khufu's Pyramid once had a smooth surface. The entire pyramid was coated on the outside. Do you know with which material?


White limestone

Gold

Gemstone

Which material did Egyptians use to rub dead people to avoid their bodies to decay?


Wax

Oil

Special salt

Who deciphered the Rosetta Stone?


Champollion

Moses

Carnarvon

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