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This is a grassy plain
Savanna
This is lowland formed at athe mouth of some rivers by the silt that is dropped there. It is often in the shape of a triangle.
Delta
A waterfall or a spot where water runs fast over rocks.
Cataract
A waterfall or spot where water runs fast over rocks.
Cataract
A region with a single government and a united group of people
Nation-state
To tell ahead of time what will happen
Predict
The yearly time of flooding in ancient Egypt
Inundation
Life after death
Afterlife
A city-state in ancient Egypt
Nome
A series of rulers from the same family
Dynasty
A ruler of ancient Egypt
Pharaoh
An advisor to a pharaoh of ancient Egypt
Vizier
A command
Decree
A writing system in which pictures or symols stand for ideas, objects, or sounds
Hieroglyphics
This is a paperlike material used by ancient Egyptians ; made from reeds that grow in the Nile River.
Papyrus
A burial place for the dead; often used for a dead ruler
Pyramid
A preserved body
Mummy
A go-between
Intermediary
A war in which groups of people from the same place or country fight one another
Civil War
A network of appointed government officials
Bureaucracy
A path that traders use when they exchange goods
Trade-route