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Rapids or waterfalls in a river.

Cataracts

2

A triangular-shaped piece of land made from silt deposits.

Delta

3

A ruler of ancient Egypt

Pharaoh

4

A government lead by religious leaders.

Theocracy

5

A person of high rank or birth.

Noble

6

Life after death.

Afterlife

7

These are preserved, dead bodies.

Mummies

8

A superior group in society

Elites

9

These are foursided, triangular tombs built in Egypt

Pyramid

10

The science of building.

Engineering

11

These are the paths traders take.

Trade Routes

12

This is the Egyptian writing system.

Hieroglyphics

13

This is a paper-like material made from reeds.

Papyrus

14

This a large stone with the same story inscribed in three languages.

Rosetta Stone

15

This is a mythical Egyptian figure with the head of a human and the body of a lion.

Sphinx

16

These are tall, square pillars used as monuments.

Obelisk

17

A system of trade routes.

Trade Network

18

These are people engaged in trade.

Merchants.