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Ancient Egypt

6th Grade Social Studies

delta the area near a river's mouth where the water deposits fertile soil
linen a type of fabric woven from flax flats
silt fine soil deposited by a river
fertile land that is good for growing crops
papyrus a paper that is made from the reeds of the papyrus plant
embalm to preserve a body after death
hieroglyph a picture that stands for a word or letter
archeology a branch of science that studies people, objects, and animals from long ago
pharaoh the title of a king in Ancient Egypt
pyramid structure with triangular sides that meet at a point
egyptology the study of the culture and artifacts of Ancient Egypt
scribe a person who writes and keeps records
Created by: jharvey09