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civilization
a culture that has reached a high level of development
city-state
a city and the land around it
polytheism
the worship of many gods and goddesses
theocracy
rule by an individual who is both the religion leader and the king
cuneiform
writing made up of wedge-shaped markings on clay tablets
empire
group of states under one ruler
delta
fan-shaped fertile area near the mouth of a river
pharaoh
great ruler of ancient Egypt
hieroglyphics
form of picture writing
pyramid
tomb of pharaohs
papyrus
plant from which a form of paper is made