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How did the ancient Egyptians use geometry?

The ancient Egyptians displayed their considerable grasp of geometry in a number of ways. What is arguably the most obvious is the way geometry was used in the construction of the pyramids and other buildings and monuments. Certainly they laid out their cities using geometric principles.. It was Ah (MORE)

Why did the ancient egyptians use hieroglyphics?

It is very difficult to develop a writing system. At the time the Ancient Egyptians first used writing, nobody had thought of giving one symbol to each sound in the alphabet. They thought they needed a different symbol for each word. When that became too complicated, they used a combination of word- (MORE)

What did the ancient Egyptians use papyrus for?

the egyptians used papyrus to write on.papyrus was derived from a plant and it was used instead of paper Papyrus or paper reed (Cyperus papyrus) is a plant used by the ancient Egyptians to make paper much the same way as we do today.

What did the ancient Egyptians use coffins for?

Putting dead people in. No seriously. They put the mummies of the people that could afford them into coffins. The coffins or sarcofigi (singular sarcofigus) where usually like Russian dolls - fitting one inside another, plated or made of gold. Painted with magic spells to keep the person safe as the (MORE)

What did the ancient Egyptians used to wear?

The men wore white, linen loin cloths, make up, wigs, sandals, bracelets, rings and thick jeweled collars.. The women wore similar only replacing the loin cloth with a white, linen tunic that was tied in a knot in the middle of the chest.

Did ancient egyptians use money?

They used grain or jewelry as money, trading and selling for other goods/items. Yes, but not until the Late period. Then, they used debens.

Did ancient egyptians use mirrors?

Ancient Egyptians were meticulous about their appearances, and thusit is not surprising that they had mirrors. Women devoted mucheffort into bathing themselves and using perfume on their skin.They even had makeup.

What did Ancient Egyptians use silt for?

They used silt, or black mud for farming their crops. It provided rich soil for the crops. They also used it to make mudbricks, which they used for buildings, clay for pottery, etc.

What are Three periods of ancient Egyptian history?

The first is the Old Kingdom the nickname is "Age of Pyramids" and years are 2700 to 2200 B.C.E. The second is the Middle Kingdom nickname is "Age of Reunification" and years are 2000 to 1800 B.C.E. THe third is the New Kingdom nickname is "Golden Age" and years are 1600 to 1100 B.C.E.

What did the ancient Egyptians use as money?

No Egyptian coins of ancient provenance have survived- therefore, it is assumed they had what amounted to a moneyless economy! Gold bracelets may well have served as rank insignia- like modern Naval rank stripes or campaign ribbons, but not money as such. There are no descriptions of any Egyptian co (MORE)

How did ancient egyptians used their boats?

They used there boats to get across the Red sea and the Metterianian sea and Mesopotamian sea lots because if they din't there were a lot of crocodilies so who would ever go without a boat would either get whipped out over strong currents or be attacked by the crocodiles

Why did the ancient Egyptians use screws?

They did use screws. They also used an Inclined pane- A sloping ramp thay gradually builds in size along its surface. It was used by the Egyptians o carry large stones up to the top of pyramids. It reduces the amount of force is put into the lifting. Easier than lifting the object straight up, they (MORE)

Did ancient Egyptians use science?

Yes, they did. A common misconception is that their science was mostly about mummification, but they understood math, engineering, astronomy, and a lot more.

What did the ancient Egyptians use for protection?

The Ancient Egyptians used the Nile River for protection. They had a large marsh known as the Delta in the north, cataracts in the north, and two deserts on the west and east. Those deserts are the Sahara Desert and the Eastern Desert.

What did Ancient Egyptians use for defense?

they used the red land a walls to protect the nile river andegyptians the red land was to burn the foes feet and the walls werebuilt to protect the nile river and the people. Then, they usedMesopotamia and the wet sand to make quick-sand by agitating thesand (ex. Mixing quickly). The they hid lava u (MORE)

What did the ancient egyptians use?

Ancient Egyptians used a variety of things for a variety ofpurposes. Ancient Egyptians used dogs, water, tools, chariots,papyrus, precious gems, calendars, and a written form of languagecalled hieroglyphics.

What did ancient egyptians use shadows for?

erasthenes who lived in Alexandria Egypt but was greek used shadows to measure the circumference of the earth first noting that the sun at noon cast no shadow on statutes then travelling 500 miles away to syrene (libya) and noting the shadows cast a shadow of 7 degrees at noon he then calculated tha (MORE)

How were the oases used by the ancient Egyptians?

The Pharaohs and officials of ancient Egypt would use them as shady retreats from the hot desert sun, and they were a source of water and hydration for all. Oases were often used as religious and sacred sites too.

What calendar did ancient Egyptians use?

The ancient civil Egyptian Calendar had a year that was 360 days long and was divided into 12 months of 30 days each, plus five extra days at the end of the year. The months were divided into three weeks of ten days each.

How did ancient Egyptians use pyramids?

Often all the Pharoahs were buried in there so they can travel safly to the afterlife. Many friends and family of theres often droped goods such as food and mabye a little coat to keep them warm. There kidneys and all the other minging stuff were put in a special type of jar. I can't remember the na (MORE)

What did ancient egyptians use a hoe for?

Hoes are still used by gardeners all over the world today. They are usually a long wooden handle with a small blade set at either in-line to the handle or at 90 degrees with a socket at the end - the blades can be many shapes. The variety with the 90 degree blade is usually termed a "mattock" (this (MORE)

Is there any record of Moses in Egyptian history?

In Fact..... "NO".. By the traditional chronology of Egyptian history the 18 th dynasty ruled from about 1550 to 1320 BCE. According to Bible chronology the Exodus occurred about 1446 BCE. But there is no evidence from 18 th dynasty Egyptian records of a major disaster such as would have resulted (MORE)

Did the ancient egyptians use cudgels?

Almost. The term cudgel refers to a short, heavy stick or club that is thicker at one end; often cut from blackthorn or other hedgerow hardwood timber. Ancient Egyptian overseers, tax collectors, police and other officials are shown holding sticks, but these are of uniform thickness called xt i (MORE)

Did ancient Egyptians use a wheelbarrow?

The ancient Egyptian civilisation had knowledge of the wheel only in some applications: the potter's wheel (hieroglyphs nHp or qd ) and apparently a round stone or drum used for measuring linear distance. No wheeled vehicles, carts, barrows or any other form of transport were used until the La (MORE)

What did the ancient egyptians use as ink?

Black ink was produced from soot mixed with the juice of the papyrus plant (acting as a gum or binder). Red ink was produced from very finely ground burned ochre, also mixed with papyrus juice. Ochre is a natural mineral pigment that is commonly found in the form of brownish-yellow clay. Toasting (MORE)

How did ancient Egyptians keep records?

The ancient Egyptians believed that it was important to record and communicate information about religion and government. Thus, they invented written scripts that could be used to record this information. The most famous of all ancient Egyptian scripts is hieroglyphic. However, throughout three th (MORE)

How can you account for the continuity in ancient Egyptian history?

Ancient Egyptian culture was based entirely on continuity and conservatism as a result of the power of religion. Things did not change in any significant way for thousands of years because of this. The Egyptians personalised this idea in the goddess Ma'at (hieroglyphs mAat ), who stood for "doin (MORE)

When did ancient Egyptian scribes use columns and when they use rows in writing history?

Hieroglyphs could be written in rows from right to left (the most common way), from left to right, or in columns vertically downwards. Scribes writing on papyrus would usually write in rows across the page - this was how pupils were taught to write on ostraca (broken pottery) before they were permit (MORE)

Did the ancient Egyptians use bronze?

The Egyptians made extensive use of bronze for everything from arrow heads to statuettes. They had several words for bronze, including biA and Hsmn . See links below for images:

What did the ancient egyptians use locks for?

Well, most of the time they just used them to lock up their children at night when they were doing "parent stuff ". But sometimes they used them to lock up their pets if they messed on the floor. Sometimes they locked boxes of jewlery to keep the wild cats from taking them and playing with them beca (MORE)

How is Ancient Egyptian history divided?

Ancient Egyptian history is divided into various dynasties which connote various time periods. Ancient Egyptian history is divided into various dynasties which connote various time periods. Ancient Egyptian history is divided into various dynasties which connote various time periods. Ancient Egyp (MORE)