Archaeological– is the study of human activity through the recovery and analysis of material culture.
Cuneiform– is a system of writing first developed by the ancient Sumerians of Mesopotamia.
Pharaohs– The political and religious leader of the Egyptian people.
Sacrificed– give up (something valued) for the sake of other considerations.
Stonehenge– pre-historic monument in England.
Luxurious– extremely comfortable or elegant, especially when involving great expense.
Received– be given, presented with, or paid.
Phonics– a method of teaching people to read by correlating sounds with symbols in an alphabetic writing system.
Collapsed– suddenly falls down or give way.
Magnificent– extremely beautiful, elaborate, or impressive.
NOTE: Meanings and creation of sentences of the words given will be a part of the dictation.