KIM-Ancient Egypt

KIM-Ancient Egypt
1. Silt-fertile soil deposited by a river.
2. Delta-triangle-shaped deposit of rich soil at a river’s mouth.
3. Aswan High Dam-structure to control floodwaters of the Nile River and provide
4. Cataract-a high waterfall or rapids.
5. Dynasty-family or group that rules for several generations.
6. Pharaoh-ruler of ancient Egypt.
7. Pyramid-an ancient Egyptian structure, built over or around a tomb.
8. Hieroglyphics-an Egyptian writing system in which picture symbols stand for
meanings or sounds.
9. Papyrus-a paper like material made from stems of the papyrus plant.
10. Mummy-a body prepared for burial according to ancient Egyptian practice.