When you think of Ancient Egypt, you may think of pyramids and mummies. But did you also know a lot of today’s modern-day conveniences were invented in Ancient Egypt? For instance, Ancient Egyptians invented the first toothbrushes (fine twigs tied together into soft brushes) and toothpastes (the powder of ox hooves, ashes, and pumice)! From mummies to makeup and more, see how much you know – or can guess! – about Ancient Egypt. Let Trivia Tuesday begin!
- Ancient Egyptians used papyrus plants, which were stiff, reedlike plants that grew along the Nile River, to make THIS item for writing on.
- Name the women’s makeup that Ancient Egyptians invented:
B. Lip gloss
- To create a mummy, Egyptians first had to remove all of the body’s what?
- In the classic mummy pose, the mummy’s hands are placed over which part of the body?
- How many pyramids are there at the Pyramids of Giza?
- Which of these did Ancient Egyptians invent?
C. Fishing nets
- What is the name of the coffin a mummy sits in?
- What was the ancient form of Egyptian writing called?
- True or False? Women were equal to men in Ancient Egypt.
- Who was the last pharaoh of Ancient Egypt? Hint: she was a woman.
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–Ratha, STACKS Writer