Deshret, from ancient Egyptian, was the formal name for the Red Crown of Lower
Egypt and for the desert Red Land on either side of Kemet (Black Land), the ...
The ancient Egyptians thought of Egypt as being divided into two types of land,
the 'black land' and the 'red land'. River Nile The 'black land' was the fertile land ...
The Greek historian Herodotus called Egypt the "gift of the Nile", since the ...
green is the ancient Egyptian "Black Land", while everything else is the "Red
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The Red and Black Lands - The World of the Living - Red Land, Black Land:
Daily Life in Ancient Egypt - by Barbara Mertz.
In ancient times, the Egyptians called the desert the "red land", distinguishing it
from the flood plain around the Nile River, called the "black land". These colours
Oct 9, 2015 ... In the early period of Ancient Egypt, the country was divided into two ... The 'black
land' constrasted with the 'red land' which consisted of arid ...