By: Bruce D, Evan P, Tabitha O
Egypt Culture Introduction
Culture was important to all of the River Valley Civilizations. Culture is the behavior and beliefs of a particular group that not all people believe in. Culture allows people to practice their own beliefs and learn more about what they believe in. Culture impacted the River Valley Civilizations because of Religion. The Egyptians believed that when they died, they would live in the “after world” with Osiris and be relieved of stress and painful times. There were five main reasons why culture was impacted The River Valley Civilizations included religion, writing, architecture, innovation, and achievements. Culture inspired many civilizations to create new and historic architecture and achievements.
Egypt Photo Gallery
Egyptian Pyramids were a big part of Egyptian Religion.
Hieroglyphics were one of the many ways of written language.
This is the Nile River and it was called the Gift of Egypt because it provided fresh water
Mummification was the process that a dead Egyptian body went through.
Scribes were one of the top social classes.
The Great Sphinx
The Great Sphinx was one of the many gods they worshiped.
Canals were a man made innovation!
This picture was made accordingly of Egyptian culture. In ancient Egypt, artists made drawings, sculptures, and carvings.
Upper and Lower Egypt Combined
Once, Egypt used to have two sections, Upper Egypt and Lower Egypt. Each king had a crown, upper was red and lower was white. They combined those two and made it into one which looked like the one in the carving.
Architecture Fact Sheet
People built homes along the Nile River
Surveyors started using mathematical terms to benefit the outcome of buildings
Pyramids had a big affect on architecture because they created the pyramid shape and gave a new aspect to buildings
Made small houses with bricks and straw and used mud to stick them together-mud brick house