By: Drew, Tyler, and Bianca
Culture is the way that a group of people create customs. Culture is how people live and what they believe in. Culture also enables people from a specific place to share traditions and experiences common to each other. Culture is important because it gives people a sense of belonging. Culture can impact religion, as in the case of the Egyptians who were told that their leaders were gods, because of this the Egyptian people worshiped their leaders as they were taught to do. Culture also impacted their writing because they were told to record what happen in their civilization. Culture impacted the architecture because the builders of the pyramids came together as a society to create an architectural achievement developing and construction of the pyramids to bury their pharaohs a queens, about eighty of which still exist today. Culture impacted the innovations of the civilization because Egypt had to make goods with the knowledge of what they had around them. Lastly, culture impacted the achievements of the civilization, if the civilization didn't belief that people had afterlife then they wouldn't have to make pyramids or know how to do mummification. The culture developments during the River Valley civilizations made the largest impact on the people.
Egypt picture gallery
The Great Pyraimds
This is where Egyptians would burry there pharaohs, gods, and goddess
The Nile River
They would use the Nile River to travel to the pyramids, get papyrus, and to get to other places in Egypt.
This is a picture of the process of mummification. Egyptians believed if they did this they would have a great afterlife also burry them properly.
The Nile River
The gods of Egypt
These are the gods of Egypt. As you can see most of the gods have a animal head. They have that because for example if they we strong they would be represented as a lion.
This is a piece of papyrus and Egyptians would write on it. Egyptians would have to risk the there life's the get papyrus because it would be on the banks of the Nile River with some deadly animals.
Social class order
This is the order of the social classes in Egypt. It is a typical order for social classes.
The gods of Egypt
This is one of the main hand writings of the Egyptian language. A lot of the sentences would have pictures that would be step by step introductions of how to do something.
This picture shows the mud bricks and how they made them. Egyptians would spend a lot of time to make a house or roads with the mud bricks. The early pyramids were made out of mud bricks.
Egyptian clothing was very well made for the leaders. Some of which contains gold necks of the shirt or dress. The woman's clothes were very flowy and soft. They were made with silk. Men would wear skirt/short thing. Most of the time they would wear a shirt.
Believed that there was an afterlife and that they live with Osiris in the afterlife. So when people were buried, they were buried with things thought used for daily life.
Wealthy people had gardens for their favorite god/goddess.
Their gods were thought to have half human half animal form or all human form, were also thought to have feelings.
Writing in Egypt
Over time the Egyptians pyramids became more elaborate and beautiful. The pyramids were built for the purpose to be tombs. The pyramids were a place that the dead held their bodies and items important to them. A pyramid was easy for thieves to steal things, so wealthy people had their pyramids more complex so that no one could find their way.
Mummification was a big part of their achievements. They invented mummification because they thought that there was an afterlife they lived with their god Osiris. In order to live with him their bodies needed to be preserved. Pharaohs still wanted to be wealthy and powerful in their afterlife, so they were buried with their finest things. The wealthier you were the more things you were buried with.
- Written language was a big part of achievements because it helped them to record history. They wrote on papyrus and clay tablets. They also created the Rosetta stone, the clay tablet that has three different languages written. Their written language was made up of symbols or hieroglyphics. The hieroglyphics helped make trading easier.
Culture impacted the Egyptian Civilization the people were directly impacted by culture. Culture impacted daily life in five different ways, which are religion, writing, architecture, innovations, and achievements. First religion impacted Egyptian culture by what people believe and what people act like because of their beliefs. Second writing impacted Egyptian culture because the language in Egypt was using symbols to tell what happened in their life. Third architecture impacted culture in Egypt by making jobs and making new innovations. Next innovations impacted culture in Egypt because it helped the civilization advance. Lastly achievement impacted culture in Egypt by winning fights and wars against the bad people. Culture impacted the Egyptian civilization in those five ways.