The history of the world according to cats - Eva-Maria Geigl

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Domestication is the process of training a wild animal to live in a human-controlled environment. This can involve teaching them to obey certain commands, and it can also involve training them to perform certain tasks.

  • The domestication of the horse was a very important development in human history.
  • The domestication of the dog was a very important development in human history.

A granary is a building where food is stored. It can be a large building, or it can be a small building that is used to store food for only a few days.

  • The granary is used to store food for the winter.
  • The granary is located in the back of the farm.

To have a mealtime is to have dinner. Dinner is the meal that people usually have in the evening.

  • She always has dinner at 6 p.m., so she can spend time with her family.
  • He doesn't have a fixed mealtime, so he can eat whenever he wants.

To gnaw is to chew on something gently, usually to extract the food that is inside. Gnawing is a type of chewing that is used to break down food.

  • The dog was gnawing on the bone to get to the marrow.
  • The rat was gnawing on the wire to get to the food inside.

Hieroglyphs are pictures or symbols that are used in ancient Egyptian writing. They are still used today by some cultures, but they are not as common as they used to be.

  • The hieroglyphs on the wall are a symbol of the temple.
  • The hieroglyphs on the jar are a symbol of the priest.

Frescos are paintings that are painted on the walls or ceilings of a church or other religious building. They are usually very colorful and detailed, and they often depict religious scenes.

  • The frescos in the church are very beautiful.
  • The frescos in the museum are very detailed.

To mummify something is to preserve it by wrapping it in cloth or paper and then putting it in a dry place. Mummified bodies are often found in ancient tombs.

  • The mummy was found mummified in a tomb.
  • The mummy was mummified with the use of a preservative.