Uruk

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an independent city in Mesopotamia

Akkadians

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"Semitic people" north of the Sumerian city-states

Lower Egypt

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the Nile Delta region in the northern section of Africa

Upper Egypt

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the land upstream, to the south

King Menes

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According to legend it was this person who united Upper and Lower Egypt

Akhenaten

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early ruler of Egypt who rejected the old gods and replaced them with Aten, the sun god.

Tutankhamen

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a 10 year old pharaoh who ruled for nine years and then died unexpectantly; restored the old gods

Cleopatra VII

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tried to reestablish Egypt's independence; her involvement with Rome led to her suicide and defeat

Hieratic Script

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simplified version of hieroglyphics used in ancient Egypt for business transactions, record keeping, and the general needs of daily life

Indo-Europeans

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one of the most inportant nomadic people