The Nile River

Egypt, Africa

The Nile

Used boats for many things like fishing and reaching other farmlands. The mummified bodies of respected people like pharaoh a were carried to their tombs in boats.


Importance of the Nile

Every time the Nile flooded,Egyptians were thankful. It spread fresh soil all over their crops. Fresh soil made the crops better and fresher. It made growing crops easier. This was one of the three stages in growing crops. The other two were Emergence,(planting and growing), Harvest. Egyptians depended on the Nile for for water and fish.