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the mouth of the river where it goes into the ocean.
delta
a line of rulers from the same family
dynasty
a leader or king in ancient Egypt
pharoah
an ancient building where a dead body is placed;
pyramid
to take someone else's land
conquer
a community having shared traditions, activities or interests
society
the chair of a king, but also a symbol of the power of the king
throne
life after death
afterlife
a preserved dead body that does not decay
mummy
a building where a dead body is placed
tomb
valuables such as gold, silver, and jewels
treasure
a picture made by carving into wood, metal or stone. The carved figures stand out from the background
relief
belonging to the family of a king or queen
royal
a god or goddess
deity
an altar, chapel, or other place of worship
shrine
a hard stone used for building
granite
a tall pillar set up in honor of a special event, person or deity
obelisk
a part of a church or a temple
sanctuary
a magic charm to keep away evil
amulet
to preserve a dead body with special chemicals
embalm
a religious ceremony
rite
belonging to the gods or goddesses
sacred
the sun god
RE
the god of the dead, decided who went to the next world
ANUBIS
the god of Thebes, a major city in ancient Egypt
AMON
the falcon headed god of life
HORUS
the god of the earth and afterlife
OSIRIS
the goddess of love
HATHOR
the first woman to call herself pharaoh. She helped keep Egypt peaceful for 20 years.
Hatshepsut
the husband of Hatshepsut and ruler of Egypt
Thutmose II
Son of Hatshepsut and destroyer of her monuments.
Thutmose III