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Ancient Egypt

Theocracy A government in which the same person is the political and religious leader
Pharaoh Ruler of Ancient Egypt
Bureaucrat Government official
Embalming The process of preserving dead bodies
Pyramid A great stone tomb built for an Egyptian pharaoh
Cataracts Dangerous, fast moving waters
Delta A fan shaped area of marshy land near where a river flows into the sea
Shadoof A bucket attached to a long pole, used to move water for irrigation
Papyrus A reed plant that grows along the Nile River
Hieroglyphics A writing system made up of picture and sound symbols
Dynasty A line of rulers from one family
Incense A material burned for its pleasant smell
Envoy A person who represents his own country in a foreign place
Savannah A flat grassland, sometimes with scattered trees, in a tropical or subtropical region.
Textile Woven cloth
Created by: CameronW