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Savanna
grassy plain with many trees and animals
delta
low land formed at the mouth of some rivers by the silt the river drops there
cataract
series of rapids and waterfalls
nation-state
region with a single governmetn and a united group of people
predict
to tell ahead of time what will happen
inundation
yearly time of flooding in ancient time
afterlife
life after death
nomes
city state in ancient Egypt
dynasty
series of rulers from the same family
pharaoh
ruler of ancient Egypt
vizier
advisor to the pharaoh of ancient Egypt
decrees
commands
hieroglyphics
system of writing using symbols or pictures to stand for ideas, objects or sounds
papyrus
paperlike material used by ancient Egyptians
papyrus
paperlike material used by ancient Egyptians
pyramid
burial place for the dead
mummy
preserved body to be placed in the tomb
intermediary
go between for humans and gods
civil war
groups of people from the same place of country fighting one another
bureaucracy
network of appointed government officials
trade routes
path traders use as they exchange goods