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Ancient Egypt was called the ‘gift of the Nile’, since the river played an important role in the rise of Egyptian civilisation.
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An average Egyptian dwelling consisted of regularly arranged rooms.
Inhabitants of ancient Egypt wore characteristic clothes and jewellery.
Egyptian Pharaohs were respected as gods, they were lords of life and death.
Oases are areas in deserts where water is available.
Ancient Egyptians worshipped a large number of gods and goddesses.
The screw pump commonly attributed to Archimedes made irrigation much more effective
The outcome of one of the greatest battles in the history of the ancient East (fought by the Egyptians and Hittites) was indecisive.
Numerous legendary empires were built (and destroyed) in the course of history.
The first calendars and time-measuring instruments were already used by ancient Eastern civilisations.
These tools, revolutionary even in their simplicity, are still in use today.
The step pyramid, built in the 27th century BC, was the first pyramid in Egypt.
The Rosetta Stone helped to solve the mystery of hieroglyphics.
The river and marine sailing boats of ancient Egypt were one-masted, oared boats
The Giza Necropolis is the only one of the Ancient wonders still intact.
Farming techniques evolved with the development of human civilisation in the Middle Ages and the Modern Age.
Medieval Syrian water wheels were used to convey water to distant areas.
The ancient city of Babylon was built on the banks of the Euphrates River in Mesopotamia.
One of the greatest archaeological finds of the 20th century was the tomb of the Egyptian pharaoh.