By Matthew Hopkins and Nichole Nowak
achievements fact sheet
Here are some facts about the egyptians many accomplishments:
The egyptians built the pyramids of giza which are the only wonders of the ancient world that are still standing today they were ordered to do this by their pharaoh khufu or cheops
they invented hieroglyphics their own form of writing where every word is replaced by a certain symbol
they built the first boats out of papyrus reed
they made paper from papyrus leaves and flowers
they invented a calendar which was based off the flooding of the nile river
These pyramids were used as tombs for pharaohs.
The Great Sphinx
This giant cat was made to protect the Nile River.
The Egyptain gods
These were the gods the ancient Egyptians believed in and worshiped.
The Nile River is the most important river in Egypt's history.
This was the writing system used by Egyptians.
An obelisk was built for pharaohs
Egyptians often made coffins of gold for pharaohs.
Egyptians mummified pharaohs when they died.
Egyptians always put riches and treasures in pyramids to help pharaohs in the afterlife.