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Steep rapids in a river; a very large waterfall.


A triangle-shaped deposit of soil near the mouth of a river


A long, thin reed; also, the paper-like writing material made by Egyptians from the reed's pith.


A series of rulers from the same family


According to some beliefs, the life that follows death.


To prevent the decay of a dead body by treating it with preservatives.


A dead body embalmed in the manner of the ancient Egyptians.


The ancient Egyptian writing system in which pictorial symbols stand for words or sounds.

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