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Chapter 3

TermDefinition
Delta a triangular region formed at the mouth of a river by deposits of silt
Cataracts rocky stretches in a river scarred from the rapid currents
Menes first pharaoh of Egypt, founded the city of Memphis
Pharoh ruler of ancient Egypt
Theocracy a government ruled by religious leaders
Bureaucracy a very structured organization, often governmental and managed by officials
Hatshepsut a queen of ancient Egypt and during her reign she focused on temple-building projects and trade
Ramses the Great pharaoh of Egypt led a great army to Hittite and had more monuments built than any other pharaoh
Obelisks tall,thin pillars with pyramid-shaped tops
Mummification the process of being mummified to be buried a process that is normally done for royalty
Hieroglyphs a form of ancient writing that the Egyptians used with picture-like images
Rosetta Stone a granite stone that was found in 1799 that has an inscription of hieroglyphs
Papyrus a paper like material made by Egyptians
Piankhi king of ancient Kush known for conquering all of Egypt and made himself pharaoh
Smelt to melt or fuse metal in order to separate metallic components
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