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a king or queen of ancient Egypt
pharaoh
a political unit including a nation and conquered areas
empire
government in which the same person is both the religious leader and the political leader
theocracy
a small kingdom
monarchy
massive stepped tower
ziggurat
picture writing developed in ancient Egypt
hieroglyphics
Persian governor
satrap
a group of government officials
bureaucracy
worshipping many gods
polytheistic
process of slowly drying a dead body
mummification
a city that functions as an independent country
city-state
a succession of rulers from the same family
dynasty
a type of writing used in ancient Mesopotamia
cuneiform