Egyptian Mythological Creatures


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From where do many of our stories about ancient Egyptian mythological creatures come?

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1. What did the serpopard represent to the ancient Egyptians?

2. What is especially significant about the griffin in ancient Egyptian mythology?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This worksheet/quiz will bring to light your awareness of the types of animals in Egyptian mythology. For the quiz you'll be answering questions on where stories of Egyptian mythology derive and some of the characteristics of the featured animals.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The following topics will also be on display:

  • The griffin in ancient Egyptian mythology
  • What was the supposed role of sphinxes
  • Demons and how they were defined

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on animals in Egyptian mythology
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding ancient Egyptian animals and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how stories of these creatures were passed along

Additional Learning

For help with learning more about the study of ancient Egypt, review the lesson called Egyptian Mythological Creatures. Consider the following points of interest:

  • Magic wands
  • The creature found across the Old, Middle, and New Kingdoms of Egypt
  • The importance of ancient carvings and works of art