Turbulent Triangle (Egypt)

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delta

a triangular tract of sediment deposited at the mouth of a river

embalm

preserve a dead body from decay

dynasty

a series of rulers in one family

hieroglyphics

Egyptian form of writing

tribute

wealth given to one country from another to show respect or dependence

afterlife

life after death

Rosetta Stone

an inscribed stone written in three languages that was used to decode hieroglyphics

pharaoh

a ruler of ancient Egypt

realm

a region, often a kingdom

import

bring in from another country

topography

the shape and elevation of surface features, such as mountains or deserts, of a place or region

vegetation

the plants of a place or region

physical geography

Earth's physical features including such things as mountains, rivers, deserts, climate, and the fertility of the soil

obelisk

large granite pillars with four sides

papyrus

a plant that grew on the banks of the Nile, used for paper

Nile River

This river in Northeast Africa flows north and empties into the Mediterranean Sea

conquer

to overcome; to defeat; to take control of

justice

fairness; rightfulness

unify

to join together into one group

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