EGYPT

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Inventions that we still have today.

there's the Rosetta stone. It was a huge stone slab inscribed with hieroglyphics.
also the pyramids. they are burial sites for the Egyptian rulers. pyramids are huge, stone tombs with four triangle shaped sides that met in a point on top.
they invented paper too made from papyrus.


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Modern view of the civilization

current national boundaries: Libya, Sudan, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Israel, and Syria
current population: 83.7 million
current type of government: they are republican


Decline of the civilization

Egypt survived, but its empire in Asia was gone. Shortly after the invasions of the Hittites and the Sea people, the new kingdoms came to an end. Ancient Egypt fell into a period of violence and disorder. Egypt would never regain its power.