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Hammurabi
strong king that conquered Mesopotamia, and created one of the worlds first empires
prehistory
the hidden traces from the prehistoric past
empire
a state that conquers other territories and people who then rules them
anthropologist
a person who studies early human beings and the way societies and cultures originate and are organized
civilization
the way of life-language, tools, skills, beliefs, and traditions that people develop and leave to their children
polytheist
a person who believes in more than one god
domesticate
tamed for human use
archaeologist
a person who studies the remains of ancient societies to learn about past ways of life
Nile River
River that runs through Egypt, provides rich soil, people worship it
covenant
a contract or pledge
delta
branches of a river fan out over a triangular area of land
cataract
rapids