Busy. Please wait.
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
or

Username is available taken
show password

why


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.

Remove Ads
Don't know
Know
remaining cards
Save
0:01
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards




share
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Egypt

Ancient Egypt and Academic Terms

TermDefinition
unique one of a kind; different from all others
cataract a waterfall or rapids in a river
delta a fan-shaped area of silt near where a river flows in the sea
isolate to separate from others
shadoof a buckett attached to a long pole used to transfer river water to storage basins
papyrus a reed plant that grew wild along the Nile
hieroglyphics a writing system made up of a combination of pictures and sound symbols
dynasty a line of rulers from one family
unify to unite; to bring together into one unit
theocracy a government in which the same person is both the political leader and the religious leader
divine right the government leader has been chosen by their god(s)
pharaoh ruler of Ancient Egypt
bureaucrat a government official
distribute to divide into shares and deliver the shares to different people
crucial important or significant
embalming the process of treating a body to keep it from decaying
reside to be present continuously or having a home in a particular place
pyramid great stone TOMB built for an Egyptian pharaoh
labor to work
construct to build
role the function or part an individual fills in society
manual work involving physical effort
obtain to get; to gain something through planned effort
incense a material that produces a pleasant smell when burned
envoy a government representative to another country
acquire to get possession of something
authority the right or power to give orders, make decisions, or control people
decline to become weaker
Created by: megansparks