A Coggle Diagram about Buildings (Obelisks, Tombs, Tempels and pyramids), Power and government (Pharaohs, Narmer Palette and law and punishment) and The Nle (boats, FACTS
Only 22% of the nile runs through Egypt.
Countries it flows through; Uganda, Ethiopia, Sudan, Burundi and Egypt
Water comes through the Mediterranean Sea
It is the longest river in the world
Half of Egypt's population now live near the nile region
Most important crop was grain.
The farmers would farm on the rich soil on the banks of the river.
The soil near the river would be the ideal place to grow fresh crops.
Ancient Egypt farmers would break their year into 3 parts.
Akhet June- september No farming done.
Peret October-Feburary Growing season.
Sheum March-may Harvesting season.
Every june the nile river would flood.
Cut with wooden sharp sticks
Cattle would go over corn to remove the ears
WHY DOES THE RIVER NOT FLOOD NOW
The river does not flood anymore because of the construction that happened 1970s
WHY DID THEY LIVE NEAR THE NILE
THe nile river provided the ancient Egyptians with the necessities for life such as food, water healthy soil and transportation.
AREA NEXT TO NILE
The area next to the nile is called black land
The area away from the nile is called red land[ which is dessert]
WHY DID THE NILE FLOOD
The nile flooded because of
Heavy summer rain
The niles god was Hapi
He would be worshipped when a flood came
As well as getting fertile soil
HUNTING IN THE NILE
Fished in boats made of reeds
Catch fish with hooks or nets.
Hunted hippos in groups with spears
Hunted wild birds. [ duck and heron] special throwsticks
The nile was the”super highway”
large vessels were merchant ships they carried goods to places and Facts)