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Gift of the Nile

Keywords Ancient Egypt

TermDefinition
pyramid Huge, triangular shaped burial tombs of Egyptian pharaohs built during the Old Kingdom
river bank the land along the edge of a river
absolute total; unlimited
pharaoh A king of ancient Egypt, considered a god as well as a political and military leader.
spiritual An awareness of one's inner self and a sense of higher connection to a higher being, nature, or some purpose greater than oneself.
physical relating to the body of a person instead of the mind
preserve keep in safety and protect from harm, decay, loss, or destruction
mummify to preserve a dead body with special salts and wrap it in cloth to make it last for a very long time
decay to be slowly broken down by the natural processes that destroy a dead plant or body
tomb a room where someone is buried after they die.
limestone a type of white stone that is commonly used in building
plateau A large area of flat land elevated high above sea level
delta a low triangular area where a river divides before entering a larger body of water
cataract shallow lengths, white water rapids, or waterfalls in a river
Created by: Jeffrey.lindsay