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Ch. 15 Sect. 3 Vocab

Southwest Asia & North Africa Geography & History

floodplain the low-lying land next to rivers; formed by sediment left by flooding
hydroelectric power a source of energy that uses flowing water to produce electricity
hieroglyphics an ancient system of writing that uses pictures and symbols
dynasty a series of rulers from the same family
pyramid a stone monument built as a tomb in ancient egypt
pharaoh a king in ancient Egypt
deity a god or goddess
papyrus a paper-like material invented in ancient Egypt
tomb a burial place
sarcophagus a coffin
Created by: ltandbob