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someone who rules for a child until the child is old enough to rule
A tall, four-sided pillar that is pointed on top
A long-lasting, paper-like material made from reeds
Huge, triangular shaped burial tombs of Egyptian pharaohs built during the Old Kingdom
Exchange goods without involving money.
life after death
A series of rulers from the same family
Belief in many gods
fine particles of fertile soil
A professional writer
A mythical Egyptian beast with the body of a lion and the head of a human.
A king of ancient Egypt, considered a god as well as a political and military leader and had absolute power over the people of Egypt.
To bring water to a dry place in order to grow crops
triangular area of marshland formed by deposits of silt at the mouth of some rivers
protected Egypt from invaders
but prevented sailing on parts of the river.
First female pharaoh who expanded Egypt through trade
a stylized picture of an object representing a word, syllable, or sound, as found in ancient Egyptian and other writing systems.
a huge stone slab inscribed with hieroglyphics, Greek, and a later form of Egyptian that allowed historians to understand Egyptian writing.
A process of embalming and drying corpses to prevent them from decaying
West Bank of the Nile
Believe to be the home for the spirits of the dead