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CATARACT
The six rock-filled rapids found in the Nubian section of the Nile.
DELTA
A triangle shaped area of a stream.
SILT
Rich, fertile soil.
PHAROAH
A king in Egypt
DYNASTY
A series of rulers from the same family.
REGENT
Someone who rules for a child until the child is old enough to rule.
AFTERLIFE
A life after death.
MUMMY
Bodies that are preserved, Possibly their spirits would exist in the afterlife.
PYRAMID
Huge buildings with four sloping outside wall called triangles.
HIEROGLYPH
Picture-like symbols.
ASTRONOMERS
Scientists who study the stars and other objects in the sky.
ARTISANS
Skilled workers.
HERODOTUS
Greek historian
KEMET
The black land of Egypt-called this because of the dark soil.
PAPYRUS
An early form of paper made from a reed-like plant.