a society that has achieved a high level of culture in government, religion, education, technology, art, and science
a scientist who studies past cultures be analyzing their remains
a line of rulers who passed authority down through generations
the supreme ruler of an empire
a baked clay material used for statues, pots, and buildings
nomadic people from Mongolia, a country north of China
a Chinese philopher and scholar born in 551 BC who taught respect for others and the importance of good citizenship
the art of handwriting
a metal made of copper and tin
a rich fabric woven from the cocoons of silkworms
a hard, white cerimac ware commonly known as china
a green, semi-precious stone crafted in jewelry and objects of art
a hard, shiny coating on furniture and fine objects
a highly-educated person
one who makes a living by buying and selling goods
a poor farmer or worker
method of treating pain or illness by inserting smail needles into the body
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