Ch. 5 Les. 1 and 2 Ancient Egypt and Kush

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pharaohA king of ancient Egypt, considered a god as well as a political and military leader.bureaucratgovernment officialdistributeto divide into shares and deliver the shares to different peoplecrucialextremely important or significantembalmingthe process of treating a body to keep it from decayingresideto be present continuously or have a home in a particular placepyramidgreat stone tomb built for an Egyptian pharaohlaborto workconstructto buildrolethe function or part an individual fills in societymanualinvolving physical effort; work done by handobtainto get or gain through some effortdama barrier that runs across a river or stream to control the flow of watercanallong and narrow strip of water made for boats or for irrigationirrigationThe process of supplying water to areas of land to make them suitable for growing crops.