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Aim: What was the economy of Egypt like, and what did Egypt contribute to the world?. November 14, 2013. I. Economy. Based on agriculture: Dug basins (bowl shaped holes) to hold water. Used a shadoof to lift water from the Nile to the basins. Grew flax, wheat, barley and grapes.

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Aim what was the economy of egypt like and what did egypt contribute to the world

Aim: What was the economy of Egypt like, and what did Egypt contribute to the world?

November 14, 2013


I economy
I. Economy contribute to the world?

  • Based on agriculture:

    • Dug basins (bowl shaped holes) to hold water.

    • Used a shadoof to lift water from the Nile to the basins.

    • Grew flax, wheat, barley and grapes


B. Very involved in trade contribute to the world?

  • Under Queen Hatshepsut, Egyptians traded with the kingdom of Punt, got ivory, ebony, monkeys, hunting dogs, leopard skins and incense.


Ii contributions of ancient egypt
II. Contributions of Ancient Egypt contribute to the world?

  • Papyrus was used to make:

    • Reed paper

    • Baskets

    • Sandals

    • Rafts and riverboats

  • Math

    • Number system based on 10

    • Used fractions and whole numbers

    • Used geometry to measure land


C. contribute to the world? Calendar - 3 seasons with 120 days each and 5 special fast days.

D. First specialists in medicine- First to use splints, bandages, compresses. Masters at sewing up cuts and setting broken bones

Splint

Compress


Concluding question
Concluding Question contribute to the world?

  • Which achievement of the Ancient Egyptians do you think had the greatest influence on the world, and why?


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