When was Egypt known as ancient Egypt?
The formal united kingdom of Egypt was created in 3150 BC by King Menes. This is about the time when historians refer to Egypt as ancient Egypt. However, during 2700-2200 BC, the Old Kingdom period is the first notable ancient Egyptian dynasty when man pyramids were built.
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The Ancient Egyptian Era started bout 3200-3150 BC. So Egypt is ancient for about 5000 years.
Nomads settled in Egypt because of the rich fertile soil, caused by the annual floods of the Nile River. It was also easily protected, not easily invaded. Settlers arrived in the southern portion of the Nile delta some 6-7 thousand years ago, approximately 4500 B.C. It is assumed that these were… nomadic tribes, similar to the Bedouin, that had wandered for miles seeking fertile land. The Nile, not only a provider of water and food, but also a means of transportation, instantly became a haven for all desert tribes in the area. Its rich resources were the foundation of an ancient religion and a powerful empire. Egypt was composed of two kingdoms, Upper and Lower Egypt. Upper Egypt's pharaoh wore the White Crown while Lower Egypt's pharaoh wore the red. After the unification of the two kingdoms, the crowns were joined as one, and all depictions after this period show not only the pharaohs but also the gods such as Osiris and Anubis wearing the combined crown. Ancient Egypt's pharaoh held his capitol in Thebes, the ancient name for Luxor. Modern Egypt's capitol is Cairo, approximately 500 miles north of Luxor situated near the Nile Delta and the Giza Plateau, where the pyramids are. Because they could grow their crops with the Nile River's help, and because they were able to built canals and boats there. What is now called Egypt was founded as a colony by Nubians, led by Asar, Egypt's first ruler, whom the ancient Greeks later called Osiris. After death he was deified and became a god. He was part of the history's first holy trinity featuring Aset and Heru, whom the Ancient Greeks later called Isis and Horus. Exploration was the reason these Nubians settled in what is now Egypt. (MORE)
Ancient Egypt is a time period a long time ago that took place inEgypt. And gets at least 4000 mm of rainfall.
It is not known has many laws there were for the Ancient Egyptians.However, it is believed that the law was codified in eight books.
lungs,intestines,brain,liver,stomach. The brain was disposed of and the other four were placed in canopic jars.
The Pharoah was like king or queen. They ruled Egypt. They were expected to -be the religious leader of their country -be the financial leader of their country -be the war leader of their country -keep food prices down -keep alliances between Egypt and other countries, often through marria…ges -keep the people happy -keep the gods happy -provide an heir -keep out invaders -make political and financial decisions for their country -collect taxes -speak at festivals -build monuments -get into heaven. The people believed that if the pharaoh didn't get in, they wouldn't either, because they believed that the pharaoh joined Ra to travel across the sky as the sun, so if the pharaoh didn't do this, the sun wouldn't rise. (MORE)
Ancient Egypt was known for:. Being the first people to have recrds of Mathematical accomplishments. One of the worlds longest continual civilizations. Earliest civilizations to invent writing. Invention of paper. Invented the calendar. Invented a device [shadoof] for lifting water from the ni…le. Had some of the first medicines. Specialised in brick-making. Built the Pyramids (MORE)
Off the top of my head: Pyramids, Hieroglyphics, Old Mosques, Ancient Coptic churches, the different arabic words that usually aren't used in other Arab countries, Arabic, Coptic-Language, Cairo Museum, REVOLUTION, Nile, Tutankhamen, Oppression of the Jews & Christians Ancient and Current times, …Dictatorship, Tahirah Square & Sphynics. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Pyramids, Pharaohs. You name it. King Tutankhamen is now the most famous of the Pharaohs, he is known as "the Boy King" because he died when he was 18 or 19 years old having held the post s supreme ruler since the age of 3. When he lived he was important but did not do much for his country as Ramses II. Who was known as the most adept builder in the line of Pharaohs, building temples and palaces of great size and splendor. (MORE)
Ancient Egypt was located in North Africa, along the top part ofthe Nile River (NILE DELTA) in the present day country of Egypt.
Yes, the Egyptians deserve to be known as a great civilization. Thewere advanced and people have learned a lot from theircivilization.
acient Egypt is known for the biggest pyramid and their hyrogliphics and what they have created for us
There was no such special oracle. The high priest was said to know the future though.
The word comes from the ancient Greek version of the local name -the Greeks called it Aigyptos whichEnglish speakers much later anglicised to Egypt .
There were things called Royal Scribes that were the pharoah's personal scribe (if they were the top royal scribe;there were many). But there were also many scribes that had nothing to do with the government of Ancient Egypt.
The ancient Egyptian temple that was known for its luxury was LuxorTemple. The temple was built around 1400 BCE.
The city of Alexandria in Ancient Egypt was known for having the world's largest library and lighthouse.
no, Ancient Egypt was bigger and extended further south. Also not all the area that Egypt took up was inhabated, as most people could not live further then a mile away from the Nile river. It was the source of water and trade.
bread, wine, water, meat, and more to discover at www.egyptianhistory.com also yam, figs and other sweeter foods were Incorporated in wealthier families. There was a large dependency on where one lived, and if one was located near the Nile, as most Egyptians were farmers, so if they lived nearer t…o central Egypt, there food would be both more plentiful and bountiful (MORE)
Scribes were the only people besides priests that could write in hieroglyphics. When Pharaohs wanted to write something, they would hire a scribe to write in hieroglyphics for them.
Throughout history, civilization in Egypt has been concentratedaround the fertile Nile river. The earliest settlements alongsidethe nile river began during the stone age period and the populationof Egypt is still concentrated alongside the Nile river and theNile river delta.
the ancient Egyptian civilization was supported by the slaves and ruled by the Pharaoh there for making it single minded and wastful.
Sometimes the priests worked as judges or teachers, but their main job was to stay in the temple 3 months out of every year, in which they wouldn't leave the temple.
Mummification in ancient Egypt was a very long and expensive process. From start to finish, it took about seventy days to embalm a body. Since the Egyptians believed that mummification was essential for passage to the afterlife, people were mummified and buried as well as they could possibly afford.… High-ranking officials, priests and other nobles who had served the pharaoh and his queen had fairly elaborate burials. The pharaohs, who were believed to become gods when they died, had the most magnificent burials of all. In the case of a royal or noble burial, the embalmers set up workshops near the tomb of the mummy. The art of Egyptian mummification consisted of many steps. First, the body was washed and ritually purified. The next step was to remove the deceased person's inner organs. A slit was cut into the left side of the body so that the embalmers could remove the intestines, the liver, the stomach and the lungs. Each of these organs was embalmed using natron, which served to dry out the organs and discourage bacteria from decaying the tissues. The organs were then individually wrapped using long strips of linen and placed in canopic jars. The lids of these jars were fashioned after the four sons of Horus, who were each entrusted with protecting a particular organ. (MORE)
The children of Israel were slaves to Pharaoh in Egypt, and god brought them out of there with a strong hand and an outstretched arm. If he had not brought those ancestors out of Egypt, then today's Jews, as well as their descendants, would remain enslaved to Pharaoh in Egypt. That's why Jews …today, even those with the greatest wisdom and insight, the oldest ones, with the most advanced education in the history and traditions, still consider it a strong responsibility to narrate the story of the Exodus from Egypt on the occasion of every Passover, and why the ones who elaborate on the details of the narration are praised and admired. (MORE)
There were many pharaohs of Ancient Egypt, from Menes and Narmer, to Tutankhamun, Hatshepsut, Ramses ii, Tuthmosis iii, Akhenaten, to Greeks such as Ptolemy and the Cleopatras.
pharaoh . priests and nobles . scribes and government officials . craftspeople and merchants . farmers . labors and slaves
The hieroglyphics of ancient Egypt was in some form of Greek. Champlin found the Rosetta Stone and using his knowledge of Greek, he deciphered it.
Obelisks were ancient inscription posts. They were covered with heiroglyphics and most often used to glorify a Pharaoh by relating his deeds.
Yes. They are called Egyptian Per-Rah-Nah's for short. They're real names are the Ah-Mah-Zawn-Rih-va Piranhas.
The river Nile is the most important because the Egyptians could trade, they could irrigate and it's make fertile land so they could farm. The hieroglyphs learn us that they could write and believed in gods and godnesses. The pyramids because it was very hard to make it in that time and there… are wonderful. The temples were a dwelling place for their gods and godnesses. There is a little triangle in gold at the top;it 's a way to go to the Fields of Iaru ( the heaven ) and the Egyptians created false corridors in the pyramids for the robbers that they could not steal grave goods. The sphinx are big statues near the temples. It's the body of a cat and the head of the Pharaoh.They protect the temples. (MORE)
To me I think they are trying to say like if I wanted to trade with you you would give me your yogurt and I will give you Cookie's and that to me is a trade if u think of some thing different at cuteypie on facebook
mummification was used in ancient Egypt as it was a way they invented to preserve bodies it remains to the this day one of the best bodily preservation techniques.
When they died, their body would be mu mummified and put their organs put into jars which state what organ was in it. They left the heart in the body because the egyptians believed that it was the source of life and that the soul resides in the heart. They would then bandage the courpse and place …it in a coffin with things that may help them in their afterlife, such as amulets, shabti, food, etc. The people belived that once this was done, the soul of the person would go through tests made from the Gods. Once these tests were passed, the person would stay and be happy for eternity, but if they fail they would be sent to the evil gods and would be punished for all of eternity. The afterlife was much like normal life. They believed that they would all live in large villas in the countryside. They would all be rich and prosperous. They would have more than enough of everything. Crops would grow easily and life would be more luxurious for everybody. They would have banquets with friends, sail down the river, and live a peaceful, eternal life. There would be no sickness or death, just happiness. (MORE)
Greeks and Romans would have not been as advanced as they were, as they got a lot of their ideas, information, etc from Egypt. We would only have 6 wonders of the ancient world, and they would all be gone. We would not have one of the most spectacular of ancient civilisations. We would not have a …365 day calendar. (MORE)
windows were high up to keep out the sunlight, the windows were in a rectangular shape and small, the windows were not made of glass but... linen!
The earliest buildings along time before some of the advanced ones were very complex. These buildings were able to become more and more complex as time went on. This help Egypt become a more and more advanced civilization because once building was no longer an obstacle they could move onto other thi…ngs. (MORE)
Answer The simple answer is that it doesn't. However, modern Britain has little in common with ancient Britain either. Of course, both countries claim their respective lands' treasures such as the Sphinx (Egypt) or Stonehenge (Britain). If we contrast Britain with Egypt, the ancient word for a bir…d trap in Egypt, or skeet , is also the word used in England to describe a clay pigeon shooting range. The English word "south" is the same in ancient Egyptian - sut or sud . Such things are perhaps rare but they do show that ancient Egypt had connections with ancient Britain as the modern nations do. In fact, a century ago, Britain ruled or administered Egypt. So the answer is not so simple. It might therefore be easier to look at some aspects of modern Egypt that ancient Egypt did not have. Perhaps the most obvious contrast to compare is the religion of ancient and modern Egypt. Today, Islam, and to a lesser extent some Christianity, is the religion of Egypt. But Islam has only been significant in Egypt for 1400 years since Mohammad. Some Muslims will say that "Islam" means "righteous" so that many Egyptians well before Mohammad were also "righteous" and therefore Islamic. Does that mean the people who worshipped the many gods of ancient Egypt were "righteous"? In ancient Egypt, the sun god Ra was popular but across the Red Sea in Arabia, the moon was a god. That is because the Arabs lived their working lives at night to avoid the heat of the day so they worshipped the moon. But in Egypt, with its mighty river and cool shading trees, the sun was far less harsh and dramatic and much more popular as an object of reverence. Today, the moon is the main symbol on the flags of Muslim countries (but not Egypt's). Egypt today probably has a much larger proportion of people who are not religious at all as their somewhat neutral flag suggests. The popular uprisings in Egypt stem from the problems of competing philosophical and religious ideas. This is something ancient and modern Egypt probably share. One of the great philosophical questions facing the Egyptians of 586 BC was the total routing, sacking, razing and near-total depopulation of ancient Israel by Nebuchadnezzar the Chaldean-Babylonian. Many people at the time believed the Seed of the Woman Programme, first announced in the Bible when Adam and Eve received God's prophecy of the outcome of their disobedience in the Garden of Eden, had been abandoned after Israel's demise in 586 BC. The Egyptian king at the time, Merneptah Baenre Meriamun Hotephirmaat, or Pharaoh Hophra of Jeremiah 44:30 in the Bible, recorded on a stone stele, "Israel's Seed is destroyed (or castrated); the Land razed (or shaved) to the ground". After Jesus of Nazareth was born (7-6 BC), many Egyptians repented and believed again in the Promise of the Seed after Jesus' resurrection (30 AD). Thus much of Egypt became Christian between 30-650 AD. Then the Muslims conquered Egypt resulting in many Egyptians turning to Islam because of the corruption in the state church systems of the time. Mohammad's reforms were often preferred over his revised theology. A parallel thing happened after Luther in Europe (1600 AD). But problems do not just exist in religions. The academics in the universities believe Merneptah ruled Egypt in 1210 BC when he was supposed to have written the "Israel" or "Merneptah Stele". This contributor understands the Merneptah Stele is now on prominent display in the Cairo Museum in a similar fashion to the Rosetta Stone in the British Museum near the main entrance (although we stand to be corrected regarding the Cairo museum). However, that is perhaps the most interesting comparison between ancient and modern Egypt - their policy and attitude towards Israel their neighbour across (as Australians and New Zealanders say) "the ditch" (Reed Sea, Red Sea, Suez Canal). Israel and Egypt, such close neighbours, their histories so closely entwined, according to the Bible. Yet modern historians say the "Merneptah Stele" is the "only" or "first" reference in ancient Egyptian literature to the Jewish nation whose history is so carefully outlined in the Bible. In modern Egypt, Israel is in the news lots of times. Apparently, according to Egyptologists and historians, the opposite was the case. And there lies a big tale. By not knowing what Egypt's history really was, as that conundrum must surely attest, it is almost impossible to answer this question. But it is an important question and if the answer were properly and thoroughly canvassed we might actually learn something. Probably, many people will be rather shocked to say the least. *but not Egypt's (MORE)
According to Strong's: Egypt - in Hebrew, Mizraim, land of Egypt, or Koft or Coft; and may be interpreted hollow land, or land of depression, or hidden land. The Copts called it Elkibit, inundated land; and this idea is in all the kindred roots. It was also called Mizraim, two - fold depression, an…d also the land of Ham, and Khemi, black land. (MORE)
Shaduf, which where used to irrigate the desert land. They would liftwater out of the Nile and run it in to streams wich tracked though the farmlands.
No. The two terms refer to almost completely different regions and times, though the influence of what we call "Ancient Greece" certainly extended to portions of what had, at one time, been "Ancient Egypt." Greece was not located in ancient Egypt. It is in southwestern Europe, across the Mediterr…anean Sea from Egypt in northern Africa. The ancient Greeks were among the first modern societies to study the ancient history of Egypt. Many of the translations of hieroglyphics are based on the Rosetta Stone, which had text written in both hieroglyphic form and in Ancient Greek. (MORE)
Ancient Egypt is most know for its culture and their rich jewerly but mainly bout their past and their economics
The ancient Egyptians did many things including pottery, farming, irrigation and school work. The children that went to school were boys and only boys! Unless the child's family was very wealthy, the girls would learn at home and how to do things around the house. If the student was a very good stud…ent the teacher would transfer the student to an upper level where they can use actual papyrus scrolls to write on. Before then, they would have to write on broken pieces of clay pottery. (MORE)
The Nile river banks and the Egyptian valley was fertile with high yield of crop that was transported by land and sea as trade to other kingdoms in the ancient world.
The influence and benefits of ancient Egypt and it's culture are many and varied, and in all honesty I don't believe that anyone; academic or amateur could answer this question completely and definitively. Off the top of my head, we can thank the ancient Egyptians for: i) Mathematics/Geometry (think… how the Pyramids were built). ii) Alcohol (evidence of the first ever beer has recently been discovered along with wine). iii) Astronomy (again, think about the Pyramids at Giza and how they align with Orion). iv) Astrology (evidence has been recovered of the zodiac signs tombs). v) Writing (although they may not have actually invented writing, they certainly aided its development). vi) Funeral Traditions (think embalming, the whole momentous funeral procession). (MORE)
I can mention few things like the seboo(baby shower) after 7 days of his birth. we make kahk in the feasts.(arounded small cookie covered with sugar and stuffed with dates,turkish delight,pistachio) we celebrate sham we neseem.after the easter by one day>.It is the spring feast where we eat salted… fish,herring,eggd,grenn vegetables,colour the eggs. and many other things. (MORE)
I can only answer for the period of the First Dynasty, when dynastic traditions were first starting. Of course, little is known for certain about that period since the hieroglyphic forms were just developing and not nearly as much has been unearthed from those times as compared with later dynasties.… From the very start, the early Kings (the word Pharaoh did not come about until later) understood that they needed noblemen to carry out various administrative tasks. Contrary to what many think, women, too, had legal rights and served as noblewomen to the King. In my novels such relationships between the noblemen in service to their King is central to the plots, as there was much intrigue as well as smoothly functioning aspects to the Royal Court. (MORE)
Egypt is the modern world of the country Egypt. "Ancient" Egypt is the old world of Egypt, Anicent Egypt was around BC. (Before Christ)
The ancient Egyptian Civilization was centered along the Nile River in the modern country of Egypt. It extended south from the Nile Delta for about 500 miles ... However, it's zone of influence extended into the Sudan to the South, West into the Libyan desert and East into the Arabian Peninsula.
Ancient Egypt is known for the the elaborate tombs that they made because the tomb builders made it so hard to get to the pharoah.
The tombs of the ancient Egyptians were important to them because in their religious beliefs the soul was able to return to the body for a visit. That was why the tombs had all the material items of the deceased plus wall paintings depicting everyday life events. This would make the soul or "ka" fee…l comfortable. In our own time, the ancient tombs give us insight into the lives of the ancient Egyptians and enable us to study their craftsmanship and in some cases their philosophies. (MORE)