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1

Delta

a triangular-shaped area of soil at the mouth of the river

2

Silt

a mixture of soil and small rock

3

papyrus

a plant that was used to make paper

4

catatact

a waterfall

5

unify

To join together

6

pharaoh

A ruler of ancient Egypt

7

hieroglyphics

An ancient Egyptian writing system in which pictures were used to represent ideas and sounds

8

pyramid

A solid shape with a polygon as a base and triangular faces that come to a point (vertex or apex)

9

mummy

A dead body preserved in lifelike condition

10

economy

A system for producing and distributing goods, and services to fulfill people's wants