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36 Cards in this Set

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dolerite
copper or a very hard stone
rubble
rough broken stone
scribes
a public secretary
oriented
to cause to face toward the east
horizon
the line where the earth or sea meets the sky
arc
something curved
embedded
to enclose as if in a surrounding mass
surveyors
one that surveys
symbolically
the meaning of a symbol
inundation
to flood, flooding
receded
withdraw
pharaohs
kings
ba
a soul; it stays with the body
ka
a spiritual duplicate; it travels to and from
mastabas
small tombs
Re
god of the sun
funerary
associated with burial
temenos
enclosing the area around the base of a pyrmid
causeway
an enclosed passage
quarries
a rich source or supply of
barracks
a group of buildings in which soldiers live
supremacy
high in power
compensation
made up for
remnants
remains
mummification
the process of preserving the body
theories
the general idea of a subject
immortal
never dieing, everlasting
porticullises
granite doors
sarcophagus
a stone coffin
mortar
a strong deep bowl in which substances are crushed with a pestle
inscribed
to write or engrave
friction
the rubbing of one thing against another
deterioration
to make of less value
corridor
a passageway into which a room or rooms opens
barge
a broad flat-bottomed boat
courses
to move rapidly