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Ancient Egypt

How did the Fertile Crescent get its name?

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2017-05-03 14:32:14

The land was fertile because of all the silt that entered the

ground around the Nile. It had an abundance of crops and


Also, the shape of the land is was in the form of a crescent: an

arc shape.

The key elements were the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers which

supplied the water which made the fertile land productive and

washed down new soil to maintain the fertility.

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