The Egyptians were polytheistic, meaning they believed in many gods. These are 9 of their gods and goddesses. Amen-Ra is the first one. Their main god.
The government in Egypt was a theocratic monarchy. This means the king ruled and was chosen by the gods. Initially, the pharaoh was seen as an intermediary between human kind and the divine. He was also supposed to represent the gods' will through the laws passed and policies approved.
Technology and Specialization
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The Egyptians grew many crops such. The most important being grain which they made into bread. porridge and beer. They also grew wheat, barley, vegetables, figs, melons, pomegranates and vines. Another important one was flax which was made into linen.
The ancient Egyptians were excellent traders. They traded gold, papyrus, linen, and grain for cedar wood, ebony, copper, iron, ivory, and lapis lazuli. The ancient Egyptians also bought goods from merchants.
As time passed, technology enhanced. They figured out that right angles are sturdier than circles. In this time, they also started to get really good at one thing. Everyones one thing was different and they soon had, what i snow called jobs, or as they called, specialization.
Geography wise, Egypt had desert all around and the Nile river running through it. If the Nile was a couple feet to high, it would flood, and a couple feet to low and they would starve. The tombs of the pharaohs was their largest architectural accomplishment. Now known as the Pyramids.