The River Nile
Why did the Ancient Egyptians bury their dead in the Desert and not near the Nile river?
Because if the Egyptians bured their dead to close to the Nile River, the bodies would decompose which they didn't want and during the annual floods, bodies would potentially be washed away.
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Why did the ancient Egyptians call the nile the black river?
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What was ancient Egyptians relationship with the Nile river?
Nile River in Egypt is the longest river in the world. In the Egyptian civilisation, River Nile played vital role in their life, society and culture. As we know, Egypt is located in the desert area. River Nile produced fertile for their crop and even for drinking. Without River Nile, it is very difficult for Egyptians living this place and survive. That is why, ancient Egyptians and the Nile River had close relationship.