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Morocco Tunisia Algeria Libya Egypt Republic of the Sudan South Sudan
Essential Question: Did the contributions of ancient Egyptians have any influence on our life today? Think about the informational text you read on Friday; does any of that stuff seam relevant to today?
Hieroglyphics papyrus mummy Kush Aswan High Dam dynasty pharaohs pyramids Nubia Nile river silt delta
Fertile soil deposited by a river
The triangular-shaped deposit of rich soil at a river mouth
An ancient Nubian kingdom in northern Sudan Nubia: in ancient times, the Nile river valley of southern Egypt and northern Sudan
An Egyptian writing system in which symbols stand for meanings or sounds
Go to this website to type secret hieroglyphic notes!
Ancient Egypt science of mummifying animals Ancient Egyptians believed animals communicated with gods and had a closer proximity to the gods.
Look on page 214 in the textbook Study the social systems pyramid!
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The Nile can be used to : water crops Catch fish Carry goods for trade on boats To be explores for other resources