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How many years did ancient egypt last
Ancient Egypt lasted for ____ years, due to what 6 factors
Geography, Politics, social structure, education, economy, and religion
What was the soul of ancient egypt?
The nile river
The nile was considered the soul of Ancient Egypt for what reason
It was the source of life and path to immortality
Where did the egyptians live?
On the eastern side
the egyptians were buried on the western side? True or False??
What was the symbol of passage from one life to the next (eternity)
what story began in swirling waters of the nile
When did the creation story begin?
in swirling waters of the nile when God gave power to Pharaohs
What is the definition of bringing water to farm lands
How did Egypt get most of their wealth, grains, veggies, fruits cattle, goats and pigs
What was the sole source of water for egypt?
The nile valley
Predictable flooding provided rich fertile soil both revered and feared (too much flooding or droughts) where?
The nile valley
Where does the nile empty into the mediterranean Sea
At the Nile Delta
The largest piece of fertile land encompassed major centers of what area?
Which area was considered the 3rd most populated land
What made Faiyum the 3rd most populated land
Irrigation from the nile
____ provided protection and shelter from outside influences
access to mediterranean increased and expanded___and _____
trade and culture
culture was one of stability and rapid_____
deserts were an important source of _____ and _____ (give examples)
minerals and building supplies (copper, tin and gold)
King___ unites upper and lower egypt and wears a double crown in ____
Following Menes came____ dynasties over 3000 years
the first pyramid was built by____.
the first pyramid still exists today in
what architect built a pyramid in 2650 BC
exterior walls of pyramids were white
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