Ancient Egypy

The life of the Egypytions

This is a map of Ancient Egypt


The Nile river is the longest river in the world, it flows 4,100 miles south to the north, and the mouth of the river is the Mediterranean Sea. Also the deserts were like natural barriers against enemy invaders, they were like walls. The enemy would spend days crossing the desert.


The priest are very important and powerful. Priests have different jobs throughout the kingdom. Women could also be Priest, they were generally regarded equal to male Priest. The Egyptians believed in more than one God. They also believed that after people died they would be in the after life. So they were mummified and put in a tomb, if they were important or rich.

Social Structure

The social pyramid showed the power of different people. Some are born in noble family's which means they were born powerful. Peasants are ranked very low and pharaohs are ranked very high.

System of Goverment

A pharaoh named Ramses II, ruled from about 1290 to 1224, during the new kingdom. Called Ramses the Great, he is one of the most famous pharaohs, he reigned for more than 60 years. The pharaoh Khufu, he ruled from about 2551 to 2528 B.C.E. Today he is known as the builder of a famous pyramid. Also not much is known as about Khufu, but some stories describe him as cruel, harsh ruler. Others say that he was powerful but kind. The pharaoh Senusret ruled from about 1971 to 1926 B.C.E. During the middle kingdom, he was a strong pharaoh who ruled a stable unified Egypt structure. Art, literature, and architecture. During the new kingdom, the pharaoh Hatshepsut, she ruled Egypt about 1473 to 1458 B.C.E. Hatshepsut was the first female pharaoh. One of her great accomplishments was her rise of power. All pharaohs had a lot of strengths, and one was they could all protect their society.

Written Language

The ancient Egyptians believed that it was important to record and communicate information about religion and government. They invented a written language, it was like a bunch of little pictures. They wrote on papyrus with reed brushes dipped in ink.

Advances in Technology

A lot of the Egyptians inventions and technology had an impact on many civilizations. They had the ability to build large construction projects. That helped them make a lot of big things.


The ancient Egyptians were very talented with there art. Their tombs were very Artistic and talented.

Sable Food Supply

Water is very important, people need fresh drinking water to survive. Also farmers need water to grow plants and crops, for the people to eat. They eat a lot of crops and depend on them. When the Nile's water decreased after it flooded it was easy to catch fish, and other animals.

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