The Ancient Egyptian Civilization
By: Korbin Kittelson
What is a Civilization
A civilization is an advanced cultural society
5 things they must have
- Organized government
- Surplus of food
- Form of writing
- Specialization of labor
The Start of Egyptian Civilization
Wrapping of cloth before putting them in a sarcophagus
Patron Egyptian god whom was most worshipped
He was the Egyptian god of the afterlife
Specialization of Labor
They made a calendar for their own civilization because every year the Nile would flood.
The plow was first used by Egyptians to help farming easier.
They also built the pyramids, which was the tallest building/structure during that time.
Advancement In Society
Trading of Egypt
They traded gold in return for materials such as lapis lazuli in Afghanistan.
Currency of Egypt
They used gold as currency.
They used any shape of gold to trade instead of using coins.
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