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Life after death.
afterlife
A paperlike writing material made from the stems of papyrus plants.
papyrus
A picture form of writing.
hieroglyphics
The stone used to decipher hieroglyphics.
Rosetta
The name given to the years which occurred before the birth of Christ. These years are also called Before the Common Era.
B.C. or B.C.E.
A statue with the body of a lion and the head of a man.
Sphinx
The man appointed to help the king rule. He collected taxes, was the judge, and sometimes controlled the temple's money.
vizier
A preserved dead body wrapped in linen.
mummy
An ancient Egyptian king.
pharaoh
The oldest and largest stone structures in the world.
pyramids
The name given to the years following the birth of Christ.
Some people call these years the common era.
Anno Domini-A.D. In the year of our Lord.
ce-common era
A building where ancient Egyptians could worship a god or goddess.
temple