Ancient Egypt was a fascinating, rich, vibrant culture. It's an ancient society that was located in Northern Africa, where the modern country of Egypt now is located.
The period began in 3150 BC when Upper and Lower Egypt united under their first Pharaoh. The rule of the Pharaohs continued until 31 BC, when Roman conquered Egypt and made it a province.
The Egyptian people were one of the most advanced early ancient societies. They were an amazing society and were responsible for many discoveries. Some of their discoveries were irrigation for their crops; they knew how to quarry and use various construction methods. They had advanced architecture, mathematics, and medicine skills.
The Egyptians were a society that was ruled by a king and the king was considered godly. To this day, we are still not sure how many kings Egypt had.
Ancient Egyptians also built boats to sail up and down the Nile River, in fact Egyptians were known to be the first to build ships.
Even today some of the Egyptian pyramid building techniques cannot be rebuilt. Egyptologist are still trying to understand how Egyptians came up with the astrology, science and math they used in their daily lives.
Egyptian art and architecture were widely copied and collected all over the world. In fact Egyptian art work is still very much sought after and replicated today. Below are two popular photos that can be purchased online.
To learn more about the fascinating culture from the ancient days, please take your time and explore this website. It's full of facts about daily life in ancient Egyptian; it’s full of the history of the Pharaohs from PreDynastic Period to the Late Period. It talks about their military, their furniture, the government and many more interesting facts.
Also equally important are the roles that the gods and goddesses played in their history. You’ll learn why cats and cows were considered sacred animals, and why harming them was illegal. You'll also learn why the king was considered a god, and why pyramids were built to protect them in the afterlife.
You will also learn what the weighing of the heart meant, and why they believed in the mummification process.
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