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The title by the rulers of ancient Egypt
Pharoah
A culture that has developed systems of specialization, religion, learning and government
Civilization
An extra supply of something
Surplus
To train plants or animals to be useful to people
Domesticate
The stone that provided the 1st translation of hieroglyphics for archeologists
Rosetta Stone
Land made of silt left behind as a river drains into a large body of water
Delta
The watering of dry land by means of canals or pipes
Irrigation
The joining of separate parts, such as kingsoms into one
Unification
A country in northeast Africa; birthplace of ancient Egyptian civilization
Egypt
A mixture of bits of soil and rock carried and deposited by a river
Silt
The capital of modern Egypt and the largest city in Africa
Cairo
The use of skills and tools to meet practical needs
Technology
An ancient kingdom in northeastern Africa; conquered by Egypt. It later regained independence and flourished through trade between 500 B.C. and 150 A.D.
Kush
The process the Egyptians used to preserve bodies after death
Mummification
The raising of crops and animals for human use
Agriculture