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|How many sheets of linen were traditionally used when embalming a body intended for mummification?|
7. After being embalmed, the body is then strapped in 7 pieces of linen to prevent any damage.
|Which of these items are used during mummification?|
Oil and resin. Oil and resin, are two key items used for embalming the body before it is wrapped and put in a coffin.
|During which months is the flooding season?|
June to September. June to September is flooding season.
October to February is planting season.
March to May is harvest season.
|Which of these events occured during the Middle Kingdom?|
Egypt was ruled by Pharaoh Mentuhotep. The potter's wheel and the Sphinx date from the Old Kingdom. Egypt went to war against Persia, and lost, in the New Kingdom.
|Place the following in order from lowest to highest.|
Queen's chamber shaft, Grand Gallery, King's Chamber, Shafts. This appliea to the inside of the Great Pyramid of Giza.
|Whose pyramid does the Sphinx guard?|
Khafre's pyramid. This is the only pyramid guarded by a monument.
|Thoth was the god of water.|
False. Sobek was the god of water and Thoth was the god of writing and learning.
|Which of those animals were mummified?|
All of these (Oxen, Scarabs, Cats). Although animal mummification in ancient Egypt is popularly associated with cats in fact a wide range of creatures were mummified.
|Papyrus was used for writing in Ancient Egypt.|
True. Papyrus was Ancient Egypt's national paper source and was used for writing hieroglyphics by scribes.
|Where is the Rosetta stone now located?|
British Museum, London. It is now house in London, England and is one of British Museum's most important ancient artifacts.
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