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.
Aim: What was the economy of Egypt like, and what did Egypt contribute to the world?
November 14, 2013
B. Very involved in trade
C. 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