Ancient Egypt and Kush

By Melody and Joey

Architecture

The science of building.
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Chariot

A wheeled, horse-drawn cart used in a battle.
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Cuneiform

The world's first system of writing.
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Delta

A triangle-shaped area of land made of soil deposited by a river.
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Dynasty

A series of rulers from the same family.
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Elite

People of wealth and power.
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Engineering

The application of scientific knowledge for practical purposes.
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Exports

Items sent to other regions for trade.
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Hieroglyphics

The ancient Egyptian writing system that used picture symbols.
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Imports

Goods brought in from other regions.
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Merchants

Merchants are traders.
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Monarch

A ruler of a kingdom or empire
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Nobles

People from rich and powerful families.
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Obelisk

A tail, pointed, four-sided pillar in ancient Egypt.
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Papyrus

A long-lasting, paper-like material made from reeds that the ancient Egyptians used to write on.
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Pharaoh

The title used by the rulers of Egypt; means "great house".
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Scribe

A scribe is a writer.
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Sphinxes

And imaginary creature with a human head and the body of a lion often shown on Egyptian statues.
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