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Randy Sweet Ancient Egypt Report

The Nile river was the most important thing to Ancient Egyptians. The Egyptians were very smart because they were settled near a river. Without the Nile the Egyptians wouldn't survive, and even now we wouldn't study their history. The Nile was so important because it gave them water and fertilizer for farming and they believed in a God of the Nile whos name was Osiris. Irrigation along much of the river supported the growth of agricultural products such as cotton, wheat, sorghum, dates, citrus fruits, sugarcane, and various legumes. Other local communities fished in the Nile River. The Egyptian Empire was first great African civilization developed in the northern Nile Valley in about 5000 BC. Dependent on agriculture, this state, called Egypt, relied on the flooding of the Nile for irrigation and new soils.The Nile was their only way of trading and fastest way of transportation.Without the Nile it would take them a long time to go from city to city or trade. Egyptians always depended on the Nile to flood, when the ice from the mountains melted every year there was a flood. The flood from Nile left furtilizer for farming, and when there wasn't a flood they depended on fishing and trading. Every year they predicted the exact time the nile would flood. It always flood at the same time every year.

Pharaohs were very important to the Egyptians, they control everything. for every great Pharaoh there was a pyramid built and the pharaoh was buried in it with lots of beautiful artifacts built mostly from gold. Other small pharaohs like King Tut were buried under ground, but with gold and statues and also his coffin was solid gold. The Egyptians believed that the pharaohs were gods and did everything they were told to by the other gods. Later people in ancient Egypt stopped believing in many gods but most of them still did. Pharaohs were considered very smart, because they had ideas on how to...
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