Egypt questions This is a list of recently added questions about Egypt. Play Egypt quiz and see all the questions. Which Egyptian goddess is this?Sekhmet. In Egyptian mythology, Sekhmet is a warrior goddess as well as goddess of healing. She was envisioned as a fierce lioness, and in art, was depicted as such, or as a woman with the head of a lioness, who was dressed in red, the color of blood. She was seen as the protector of the pharaohs and led them in warfare.Created by: Ninjaivery hard 39% MaatMaat267HathorHathor438SekhmetSekhmet814IsisIsis561mythology riddles » Which gods are from Egypt?Bes, Nut, Sobek. Bes and its feminine counterpart Beset are an Ancient Egyptian deity worshipped as a protector of households. Nut is the goddess of the sky in the Ennead of ancient Egyptian religion. Sobek was an ancient Egyptian deity with a complex and fluid nature He is associated with the Nile crocodile. Sobek was also associated with pharaonic power, fertility, and military prowess.Created by: Tschukahard 58% Ra, Horus, JanusRa, Horus, Janus678Ra, Isis, ObulRa, Isis, Obul795Bes, Nut, SobekBes, Nut, Sobek3457Ra, Bastet, RenRa, Bastet, Ren1016ancient history riddles » Ushabti was commolny used in Ancient Egypt. What was it?Funerary figurine. The ushabti was a funerary figurine used in Ancient Egypt. Ushabtis were placed in tombs among the grave goods and were intended to act as servants or minions for the deceased, should they be called upon to do manual labor in the afterlife. The figurines frequently carried a hoe on their shoulder and a basket on their backs, implying they were intended to farm for the deceased.Created by: Ninjaivery hard 39% guardian angelguardian angel508miniature statue of various godsminiature statue of various gods760funerary figurinefunerary figurine1214viscera jarviscera jar562art riddles » What is the literal meaning of the word "hieroglyph"?Sacred writing. A hieroglyph (Greek for "sacred writing") was a character of the ancient Egyptian writing system.. The word hieroglyphics refer to a hieroglyphic script. Unlike English, the hieroglyphic script was spelt exactly as it was sounded out. Only those privileged with an extensive education (i.e. the Pharaoh, nobility and priests) were able to read and write hieroglyphs.Created by: Tschukavery hard 31% Sacred writingSacred writing114Secret symbolsSecret symbols82Carved lettersCarved letters125Carved spiritsCarved spirits38symbols riddles » What divides Asia from Africa?Suez Canal. Search Results The usual line taken to divide Africa from Asia today is at the Isthmus of Suez, the narrowest gap between the Mediterranean and Gulf of Suez, the route today followed by the Suez Canal. This makes the Sinai Peninsula geographically Asian, and Egypt a transcontinental country.Created by: Norman Sachineasy 76% Palk StraitPalk Strait820Suez CanalSuez Canal4559Grand CanalGrand Canal284Bering straitBering strait291oceans riddles » What is the second largest city in Egypt, after Cairo?Alexandria. The largest cities in Egypt: Cairo (18.0 million), Alexandria (4.5 million), Giza (3.6 million) and Shubra El-Kheima (1.1 million).Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 68% AlexandriaAlexandria4115Shubra El-KheimaShubra El-Kheima362Port SaidPort Said672GizaGiza847Northern Africa riddles » In 1822 Jean-François Champollion translated ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs for the first time. What made this possible?Rosetta stone. The Rosetta Stone is a stele found in 1799 in the Egyptian sea port of Rashid (Rosetta). The discovery was made during Napoleon's invasion of Egypt. The stele is inscribed with the same text in three languages: archaic Egyptian hieroglyphs, Demotic script, and Ancient Greek. Comparison of these three samples helped unlock hieroglyphic writing.Created by: smyruaverage 65% Rosetta stoneRosetta stone11934Thebes' Karnak temple inscriptionsThebes' Karnak temple inscriptions1994papyrus Book of the Deadpapyrus Book of the Dead2260Dead Sea scrollsDead Sea scrolls1962languages riddles » What sea lies between Egypt and Saudi Arabia?Red Sea. The Red Sea is the world's northernmost tropical sea with coral reefs. The name of the sea may come from the seasonal blooms of the red-coloured cyanobacterias Trichodesmium erythraeum.Created by: globalquiz.orgeasy 73% Arabian SeaArabian Sea1748Andaman SeaAndaman Sea296Red SeaRed Sea6198Celebes SeaCelebes Sea192Saudi Arabia riddles » For whom were the pyramids in Giza built?Khufu (Cheops), Khafre (Chephren) and Menkaure (Mykerinos). The three pyramids were built by pharaons of the fourth dynasty: Khufu, his son Khafre and Kahafre's son, Menkaure. Today, they are better known by their hellenized names: Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinos. Along with these major monuments are a number of smaller satellite edifices, known as "queens" pyramids.Created by: globalquiz.orgvery hard 34% Khufu (Cheops), Khafre (Chephren) and Menkaure (Mykerinos)Khufu (Cheops), Khafre (Chephren) and Menkaure (Mykerinos)1767Khufu (Cheops), Khafre (Chephren) and RamesessKhufu (Cheops), Khafre (Chephren) and Ramesess1642Khufu (Cheops), Ramesess and TutmoseKhufu (Cheops), Ramesess and Tutmose1179Khufu (Cheops), Amenhotep and TutmoseKhufu (Cheops), Amenhotep and Tutmose499landmarks riddles » How many seas does Israel have access to? (not including lakes like Dead Sea)Two. The Mediterranean Sea makes up the majority of Israel's coastline. But Israel has also a small coastline on the Red Sea in the south, with the port of Eilat. This 11 km (7 miles) wide strip of land separates Egypt from Jordan, so tourists visiting Egypt typically need to approach Jordan by the sea if they want to visit Petra.Created by: globalquiz.orgvery hard 39% nonenone2318oneone4687twotwo5120threethree684geography of North Africa riddles » Play geography quiz and see all the questions.