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Social Studies Ancient Civilizations Vocab. Lesson 2

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mummy
a body treated for burial with preservatives and wrapped in airtight cloth bandages to keep it from decaying
oasis
a green place in a desert where wells provide water
silt
fine particles of earth that are carried and deposited by water and wind
delta
the land formed by mud and sand in the mouth of a river
pharaoh
a ruler of ancient Egypt.
pyramid
a massive four-sided structure built on a broad base and narrowing gradually to a point at the top