Egypt

by:Keara Bowman and Annalise satterfield

geography

The nile is the longest river on the planet. It has a length over 4,000 miles.

The nile has a rough terrian that caused rapids to farm.

Irrigation

They used canals and basins


They also used a shadoof which is used to raise water

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written language

Egyptians had a system of writing called hieroglyphics


They wrote on papyrus which was made from reeds


They used the written language for communication,keeping records,stories,and keeping their history safe.


Goverment

It was created to seperate society by ranks


Their kingdom was ruled by pharaohs


The leaders had absolute monarchy


The pharaohs had the goverment officals to carry out duties

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Achievements

Some of their achievements were geometry,painting,pyramids,tombs,statues,epics,a # system based on 10,and a 365 day calendar

Religion

They believed that the body had to be well preserved so the ka could recognize them to have a happy afterlife


They done mummification to preserve the body for the afterlife


They were polytheistic

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