Learning About Ancient Egypt

3rd Grade Summer School
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influential
having the power to change things
impressive
having a strong effect, commanding attention
trodden
crushed or broken by being stepped upon heavily
novelty
showy jewelry or ornament on clothing
civilization
a group of people in an advanced state of social development
temple
place of worship
tomb
a place for the burial of a corpse (especially beneath the ground and marked by a tombstone)
pharoah
the title of the kings of ancient Egypt
kilts
any short pleated skirt
hieroglyphs
pictures, characters, or symbols standing for words, ideas, or sounds; ancient Egyptians used instead of an alphabet like ours
hieratic
a cursive form of Egyptian hieroglyphics
elaborate
developed or executed with care and in minute detail
harmony
agreement of opinions
vast
Enormous, Immense
lavish
very generous
eternity
Forever
characteristics
distinguishing traits, qualities, or properties
possessions
things you own
depicting
to describe or to show something.
conquer
take possession of by force, as after an invasion
preserving
saving from harm or loss
sphinx
one of a number of large stone statues with the body of a lion and the head of a man that were built by the ancient Egyptians
afterlife
life after death
craftsmen
skilled workers
chariots
are two-wheeled carts that are pulled by horses; some are used in battles or in races
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