When the Nile River flooded ,rich black soil was left behind.This soil helped farmers grow crops which then led to the name 'Gifts of the Nile River.'
Ancient Egyptians mummified people of importance.King Tutankhamen is the most known pharaoh because inside of his tomb was the first one to have all of his organs and jewelry in his tomb undisturbed.
Children were the heart and soul of the family.When the parents weren't working they would spend time with their children.
The Pyramids of Giza.
There were three huge,well kept pyramids in Giza.One of these pyramids is known for being built for the pharaoh Khufu.This pyramid is called the 'Great Pyramid'.
Ancient Egyptians had beliefs that there were over two hundred gods and goddesses.Some animals such as bulls,cats,and crocodiles were considered to be holy.The god Horus(the sun god)had the head of a hawk and the body of a human.
Geography of Ancient Egypt
The Ancient Egyptians believed that the land was divided into two parts.These two lands were called the 'black land' and the 'red land.'The black land represented the banks of the Nile which held the fertile land.The red land represented the barren desert which,on two sides, protected Egypt.