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Importance Of Ancient Egypt

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Why Ancient Egypt?
Why choose Ancient Egypt when there are so many other civilisations around the same period of time? Ancient Egypt was different to any other culture or civilisation. They believed in many things that other didn’t believe in. Ancient Egypt had many beautiful views especially along the Nile. By going to Ancient Egypt, you will experience the different way of life. It would be an experience of a lifetime. Geography
Ancient Egypt occupied the same amount of area as Modern Egypt does today. It covered the North-Eastern part of the Sahara Desert and was near where Africa meets the Mediterranean Sea. The Egyptians believed that the country was split into four different geographical sections, the black land, Red land,
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The poorer people would wear coarser clothes and poorer quality makeup and wigs and would have sandals made from woven palms and papyrus. Jewellery worn by the richer people would have expensive jewellery to show their wealth. The poorer families would wear jewellery made of coloured pottery beads.

The Valley of the Kings

The valley of the Kings is located on the Nile’s west back near Luxor. The pharaohs of Egypt’s Old Kingdom picked the pyramid of Giza and the Nile delta as their tombs but the pharaohs of the New Kingdom wanted a place closer to the source of their dynasty roots in the south. This place is the Valley of the Kings. The valley of the kings was a burial ground for pharaohs such as Tutankhamun, Seti I, Ramses II as well as queens, elites and elites of the 18th,19th and 20th dynasties. It was a total of 62 tombs. Tombs would be stocked with materials the ruler would need in the next world. They also would stock food and drinks for royal feasts in the next world.

The Nileometer The Nileometer was an ancient instrument used to measure the water of the Nile so farmers know to expect famine of floods. Before the Aswan Dam was made to manage flooding in Ancient Egypt the Nileometer was used instead. It was used up to 5000 years ago. The first design was a vertical column submerged in the river marked with intervals showing how deep the river was. The survival of the Egyptians depended on the Nile so the Nileometer was quite
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