Ancient Egypt News
By: Lauren Jones
Weather and Sports!
The weather is going to be hot and sunny all week with a 4% chance of rain!
The boys soccer team The Phoenix beat The Alligators 2-0.
The Egyptians believed in gods because they believed that if they didn't they would get punished.
The Egyptians created Hieroglyphics and shadoofs. They discovered how to make paper using Papyrus.
King Tut died at about the age of 19 after only ruling for 9 years
The climate is warm and dry with little rainfall by the Nile River. It's a good place to live near because of the fertile soil which is good for farming. The Egyptians used the Nile River for many things including bathing, cleaning dishes and catching fish. They irrigated their farms using water collected in flood holes and distributed to the crops by using shadoofs.
The Egyptians have a social pyramid.
On the top of the pyramid is the Pharaohs because they are the rulers of Egypt.
Below the Pharaohs are the Priests ( wore robes and shaved their heads bald) and the Nobles because they preform tasks for the king.
Below them are the Traders because they trade with other people to create allies.
Below the traders are the Farmers and the Herders because they bring things for the King and the city.
Below everyone are the unskilled workers and the enslaved people ( prisoners of war) they have no importance.