a place to store grain p. 1 line 8
silo
a type of stone, similar to marble p. 8 line 7
alabaster
a tool for cutting stone p.9 line 8
chisel
a plant that has reeds, and which the ancient Egyptians used to make paper p.13 line 8
papyrus
rolled up writing p.13 line 8
scroll
small glass containers p. 14 line 1
vials
Your stomach_______, and you felt like you would vomit. p.16 line 6
retched
a kind of flower p. 19 line 23
lotus
drawing graffitti, or ruining the appearance of something p. 29 line 2
defacing
decorated with sewing p. 30 line 8
embroidered
wanting to get even p.33 line 16
vengeful
guts p. 38 line 2
entrails
wild dogs p. 38 line 12
jackals
the amounts that you are allowed p. 39 line 4
rations
lukewarm p. 40 line 5
tepid
a wall or bank of earth to prevent flooding p. 41 line 6
dike
twisted by age p. 47 line 17
gnarled
cover with gold P. 47 line 20
gild
people whose jobs are to do the writing for someone else p. 47 line 23
scribes
tools with a rounded end used to crush or grind p.55 line 12
pestles
oil or lotion to sooth skin or lips p. 57 line 24
balm