Early Dynastic Period of Ancient Egypt


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What major event marks the start of the Early Dynastic Period in Egyptian history?

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1. How do both the Scorpion Maceheads and Narmer Palette depict the concept of a unified Egypt?

2. What did Narmer and his heirs do that really helped create a unified Egyptian culture?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help you measure your knowledge of the Early Dynastic Period of Egyptian history. You will be quizzed on major figures and events of this era.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz you can find out what you know about:

  • The start of the Early Dynastic Period
  • Ways Narmer and his heirs created a unified culture
  • Major developments during the Early Dynastic Period

Skills Practiced

  • Making connections - use your understanding of the Scorpion Maceheads and the Narmer Palette to determine how they represent a unified Egypt
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how many dynasties there were during the Early Dynastic Period
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the beginning of the Early Dynastic Period and ways Egyptian culture was unified

Additional Learning

To get more information about this period in Egyptian history, read the lesson titled Early Dynastic Period of Ancient Egypt. You will learn about:

  • The First Dynasty
  • Famous tombs of the Early Dynastic Period
  • The time frame this period of history took place