A felucca traversing the Nile near Aswan. ... The Ancient Egyptians cultivated and
traded wheat, flax, ...
Kids learn about Ancient Egyptian Geography and the Nile River. The Nile
provided fertile land, transportation, and building materials for Egypt.
None of the achievements of the remarkable ancient Egyptian civilization would
have been possible without the Nile River. There is always a connection ...
Most Egyptians lived near the Nile as it provided water, food, ...
Information on the Nile
, the river
that made ancient Egypt
the great ancient
power it would become. More »
The course of the river changed over time and moved steadily further east at an
average rate of about two to three metres a year.
The Nile River has certainly played a critical role in the history of ancient Egypt.
Famous as the longest river in the world, the river got its name from the Greek ...
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
Ancient Egyptians used a Nilometer to treat the rise and fall or the Nile during the
flood season. This allowed them to predict which crops would be most ...
Feb 17, 2011 ... Without the Nile, Egypt may never have become one of the most extraordinary
civilisations in history. John Baines assesses the great river as a ...