The Nile River

It's all about the nile

Physical features

The Nile river is located in Egypt, Africa. The ancient Egyptians lived along the Nile river. People did a lot of things in that river, they bathed, they cooked, they caught fish, and they drank out of it. The Nile river flooded every year

Transportation and trade


Some boats were Madrid papyrus, also had wooden barges and special boats for funerals. Egypt offered gold, papyrus, linen, high-quality stone and cattle. Traded with middle eastern kingdom for silver, cedar, oil, horses, copper, lapis lazuli.

Daily life

Their homes were made of mud, bricks, and mortar. They used papyrus plant for making baskets, sandals, rope and writing materials. The Nile river provided water for drinking, bathing, cooking, ect... The rich rich family's built garden pools and stocked with lout urges and fish.

Calendar and farming

Farming year and calendars divided into three seasons- indentation (flood), emergence (planting and growing) and harvest. Egyptians called their country kemet which means black land. They grew onions, garlic, leeks,beans,lentils,lettuce,cucumbers,melons,dates,figs,pomegranates,and gourds