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delta a triangular region formed at the mouth of a river by deposits of silt
catarats rocky stretches in a river marked by rapid currents or water falls
pharoah a ruler of ancient egypt
theocracy a government ruled by religious leaders who claim god's authority
bureaucracy a highly structured organization often governmental , managed by officials
hatshepsut queen of ancient egypt ; she took the throne in place of her stepson, thutmose III and during her reign , focused on temple building projects and trades
ramses the great Pharoah of egypt ; he led an army against hittite invaders of egypt . he ruled egypt with extravagance and built more temples ruled by egypt and mountains than any other egyptian pharoah
obelisks tall thin pillars with pyramid shaped tops
mummification the process of preserving the body with chemicals after death
hieroglyphics a form of ancient writing in which picture symbols represent sounds
papyrus a paper like material made by ancient egypttians from the stem of the reedy papyrus plant , which grows in the nile river delta
rosetta stone a granite stone found in 1799 that bears an inscriptioon in hieroglyphics , demotic characters ,and greek
piankhi king of ancient kush ; he led the kushites north into egypt and conquered it
smelt to melt or fuse metal in order to seperate the metalic components
menes first pharoah of egypt; he is credited with uniting upper and lower egypt and is said to have founded the city of memphis , the capital of unified egypt
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