By: Kylie Hultin
The Nile river was used for transportation, trade, farming or growing. They wisely used irrigation by not using it all at once, saving some, don't waste it. The religion was important to Egyptians because it controlled their life. The purpose of the pyramids where used to do mummification and for tombs. Two inventions that the Egyptians made that we still use today is a 365 day calendar and numbers up to 10. The great pyramids of Giza are an engineering mystery beczusse we still do not know how they built them.
Ancient Egypt Pyramids
These pyramids are made out of about 2.3 million bricks. The purpose of the pyramid is so they can put tombs in them and do mummification on people.
Ancient Egypt Tomb
A tomb is a room that the put humans/mummy's. The Ancient Egypt people believe in life after death. They do mummification. The Ancient Egyptians did this by burring there bodies in the dry desert sand. Later, the ancient Egyptians began burying their dead in coffins to protect them from wild animals in the desert. First, his body is taken to the tent known as 'ibu' or the 'place of purification'. There the embalmers wash his body with good-smelling palm wine and rinse it with water from the Nile. One of the embalmer's men makes a cut in the left side of the body and removes many of the internal organs.The liver, lungs, stomach and intestines are washed and packed. The heart is not taken out of the body. Next, A long hook is used to smash the brain and pull it out through the nose.After forty days the body is washed again with water from the Nile.
Ancient Egypt Pharaoh
Some of the pharaoh's/king's are King Tut, King Khufu, And Pharaoh Hatshepsut.