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Egypt civilization

TermDefinition
cataracts rapids
Delta triangle-shaped area of land made from soil deposited by a river
Pharaoh title used by the rulers of Egypt
Old Kingdom period in egyptian history that lasted for about 500 years, from about 2700 BC to 2200 BC
New Kingdom period during which egypt reached the height of its power and glory
Middle kingdom period of order and stability which lasted to about 1750 BC
nobles people from rich and powerful families
afterlife life after death
Mummy specially treated bodies wrapped in cloth
elite people of wealth and power
Pyramids huge,stone tombs with four triangle shaped sides that meet in a point at the top
engineer application of scientific knowledge for practical purposes
trade routes patches followed by traders
Hieroglyphics egyptian writing system
papyrus long-lasting, paper-like material made from reeds
rosettea stone huge stone slab inscribed with hieroglyphics, acts like a dictionary
Sphinxes imaginary creatures with bodies of lions and heads of other animals or humans
obelisk tall, for sided pillar that is pointed on top
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