The Nile River
Facts about the nile river
They had homes made from mud bricks. People fished in the Nile for food. Wealthy families built pools for fish and lotuses. Most people were farmers and had livestock.
Daily life on the Nile river
People are raising cattle along the Nile.
this is how the Egyptians raised cattle.
Transportation and trade
This is a boat leaving the port at the Nile to go trade.
Calendar and farming from the Nile
The Nile was what they based their calendar on. The flooding season, the planting and the harvesting season. The flooding left rich black soil which was good for crops. They grew Barley and wheat around the Nile which was grown with water taken from the Nile by irrigation
Transportation and trade on the Nile
The Nile was like the Egyptians highway. They traded wild animal skins, gold and many other things along the Nile river. Egypt was the wealthiest country in ancient times. Traded with middle eastern countries for many things.