ANCEINT - Very old
ARCHEOLOGY - The study of past poeples remains. The finding and uncovering of ancient peoples, places, and tools.
CANYON - a large pit or hole where many tools, pottery, and other crucial finds are found.
DECAY - To break down into different parts
DEGRADING - To reduce from a higher to a lower rank or degree
DWELLINGS - Residence or home.
ETHIOPIA - A country in Africa where many findings have been reported.
FOSSIL- A remnant or trace of a past organism from a past geologic age, an imprint of a skeleton, or a plant.
HIEROGLYPHICS - The egyptian alphabet and writing.
PILTDOWN MAN - Supposedly an early species of man, found to be a hoax
POTTERY - Articals made from clay that is shaped while moist and hardened by heat.
ROSSETTA - A stone slab with hieroglyphics.
RUIN - The remains of something destroyed.
SPHINX - the large egyptian statue with a human head and a lion's body, creating a naturalistic contrast.
TOMB - a vault or chamber where mummies and the dead are kept and burried.