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Chapter Three: Ancient Egypt and Nubia

by Theresa Holodick


Chapter Three: Ancient Egypt and Nubia
Nubia: an ancient region in the Nile River Valley; on the site of present-day southern Egypt and northern Sudan

Cataract: a large waterfall; any strong flood or rush of water
Delta: a plain at the mouth of a river, formed when sediment is deposited by flowing water

Silt: fine soil found on river bottoms
Pharaoh: the title of the kings of ancient Egypt

Dynasty: A series of rules from the same family or ethnic group
Absolute Power: complete control over someone or something

Regent: someone who rules for a child until the child is old enough to rule
Afterlife: life after death

Mummy: a dead body preserved in life like condition