Ancient Egyptians
Updated: 3/30/2021
Ancient Egyptians

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  • Cleopatra was a very important pharaoh because she was the last and did incredible things during such as leading a fleet at the navel Battle of Actium and influenced the way Western Empire would be governed.
  • The Nile River is the longest in the world, flowing north from the equator to the Mediterranean Sea. The Nile flood water deposited rich soil and created the fertile Nile valley the birth place of Egyptian civilization.
  • Mummies were a big thing in Ancient Egyptian. They were preserved in a coffin for 2 months and must past though the underworld to get to the afterlife.
  • The most famous monuments of Ancient Egyptian are the pyramids, which have fascinated people for thousands of people. These massive stone structures were built as the tombs of pharaohs and members of their family.
  • Boats were used to carry everything from grain to cattle to coffins and building blocks. The earliest boats were moved using oars, and were made from bundles of papyrus reed tied tightly together.
  • The Ancient Egyptians fought many wars with neighboring empires. They fought of invaders such as the Hittites, a powerful tribe from the Eastern Mediterranean. And they invaded neighboring lands such as Nubia to the South, winning new territory.