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access
a means of entering; the right to enter or use.
afterlife
according to some beliefs, the life that follows death.
cataract
steep rapids in a river; a very large waterfall.
delta
a triangle-shaped deposit of soil near the mouth of a river.
delta
a triangle-shaped deposit of soil near the mouth of a river.
dynasty
a series of rulers from the same family.
embalm
to prevent the decay of a dead body by treating it with preservations.
hieroglypics
the ancient Egyptian writing system stand for words or sounds.
mummy
a dead body embalmed in the manner of the ancient Egyptians.
obelisk
a tall, four-sided stone pillar that tapers to a point like a pyramid.
papyrus
a long, thin reed; also the paper-like materisl made by Eguptians from the reed's pith.
pharaoh
the ruler of anient Egypt.
tribute
a gift or payment to show respect or admiration.