the king or Pharaoh told them to build what he/she wanted
They worked at construction jobs for the Pharaoh.
the Nile river flooded during harvest season in ancient Egypt.
The Nile River will overflow during any time between May and September.
The Benue flows cover a width of 2 to 3km in the flood season and a lot less during the dry season.
Farmers of Cahokia, Illinois relied upon the Mississippi river for water. Because Cahokia is in the flood plain, the farmers greatly feared the river that they depended on.
Their labour. During the flood season when the farmers could not work their land, he gave them employment and sustenance working on pyramids and other projects.
When the Nile flooded, the farmers had already prepared their crops. When the river did flood, the farmers all worked for the Pharaoh, preparing his tomb or making monuments.
Between July and November
Akhet: The Flood Season, Shemu: The Harvest Season, Peret: The Growing Season.
A floodplain is a flat region of land formed of river sediment and it is flooded during the rainy season each year.
The only fertile land in Egypt would be along the Nile river during flood season.
during flood season in flood zones
Because it irrigated their crops.
Because the torrent of water would carry sediment, as does any flood, and this would be deposited when the Nile overflowed its banks.
The flood plain
So that they could hold back the Nile when it flooded during the season of the flood
The Ganges River does flood. It floods during the summer monsoon when the rain falls down adding more water to the river. With too much water the river overflows causing a flood.
Farmers on the River Nile benefitted from the river's annual flood. The flood irrigated and fertilized the land along the Nile, making it possible for them to grow and harvest crops.
no flood control would be stoping a flood a flood plainis land that is covered by water during a flood,formed from sediments depsited by a river
The river would flood cities near the Mississippi River.
The Pharaoh used this as a form of relief work - they hired the farmers to build the pyramids during the flood season when they had no work on their farms and would otherwise be bereft of subsistence - a win-win arrangement: the Pharaoh got his tomb built and paid for it out of the state granaries, and the farmers got food during the off season.
because he performed a ceramony for the sun to come up and for the River Nile to flood