"the gift of the Nile"
Egypt is in Africa
Key parts in the physical geography of Egypt
Rapids; ruff areas of water. Fast or Chopping Water. Cataracts made it hard for boats to pass in certain areas of the Nile.
The Nile River is the Longest river in the world. It is 4000 miles long. The Nile was used for many different things in Egyptian history. Egypt was known as " the gift of the Nile".
a triangle shaped area of land made from soil deposited by a river. The Nile divided into deltas several times then finally ended in the Mediterranean Sea.
The Nile played a huge role in Egyptian lives
Egyptian Social Hiearchy
The pharaoh ruled ancient Egypt as a god. The social hierarchy in ancient Egypt is a lot like the one in Mesopotamia, it is centered around religion. Everyone in Egypt knew where they were one the Social "Pyramid'' (pun intended). Slaves were at the bottom of the pyramid and were usually looked down on. They had to do whatever they were told by whoever they were told. You couldn't just get a promotion and move up a level, you were born into the level. Ninety-five percent of the time Pharaohs came from a Dynasty (A line of rulers form the same family.