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Ancient egypt

Barge A board,flat bottomed boat
Cartouche a carved tablet representing a scroll (a roll of paper) with rolled up ends
Harpoon A barbed spear,used for hunting large fish
hieroglyphics writing made up pictograph (picture) symbols
Khemet Ancient egyptian name for their land (it means black land)
Levees A bank (high pile of dirt) built along s river to prevent flooding
mummification the process of preserving the bodies of the dead
Nobles people belonging to a high class that has special social or political status
obelisks a four sided pillar that ends in a pyramid used as monument
papyrus A plant that is made into strips and pressed into material on which a person can write
peasants People in a low ranking social class, who worked in the fields
Pharaoh The ruler of ancient Egypt
pyramid A huge structure that was used as a tomb for the Egyptian Pharaoh and high officials
shaduf A device for lifting water
social pyramid Shows each social class in level of importance
sphinx Ancient Egyptian monument with the body of a lion and the head of a man
vizier A high official in the government
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