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chap. 1 part 1,2-history

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pictograph
simple drawing that represented ideas
empire
a group of states, territories, and people run by one personjjj
pharoah
the Egyptian ruler, organized a strong central government
cultural diffusion
new ideas, customs, and technologies spread from one people to another
city-state
a political unit that includes a city and its surrounding lands and villages
hierarchy
system of ranks
prophet
spiritual leaders
ethics
moral standards of behavior
colony
territory settled and ruled by people from a distant land
Isis
Wife of Osiris
Set
brother of Osiris
hieroglyphics
picture writing that began 5000 years ago
black land
area of land irrigated by the Nile
red land
remaining sun-bathed desert of Northern Africa