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Ancient Egypt

Vocabulary words

pyramid stone building that housed the dead
mummy preserved Egyptian body
hieroglyphics form of writing based on pictures
pharoah title given to the king meaning "great house"
papyrus valuable crop used to make paper
cataract waterfall
delta a triangular-shaped area of soil at the mouth of a river that looks like fingers
dynasty a series of rulers from the same family
nobles people from rich and powerful families
afterlife life after death
obelisk tall four-sided pillar that is pointed on top
merchants traders
exports items sent out to other regions
imports goods brought in from other regions
trade network a system of people in different lands who trade goods
Created by: asettlemire