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NILE RIVER VALLEY. NILE RIVER VALLEY. Nile River is located in “Africa” Between 6000 B.C and 5000 B.C hunters and food gathers moved into the Nile River Valley. Farm the land and set villages along river banks. They were the earliest “Egyptians”. Nile River Valley. Nile River Valley.

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NILE RIVER VALLEY
  • Nile River is located in “Africa”
  • Between 6000 B.C and 5000 B.C hunters and food gathers moved into the Nile River Valley.
  • Farm the land and set villages along river banks.
  • They were the earliest “Egyptians”
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Nile River Valley
  • The Nile River is surrounded by the Largest Desert in the world “Sahara”
  • It is the world longest river at 4,000 miles.
  • The Nile begins as two separate rivers, Blue Nile and White Nile.
  • The Nile had regular flooding because of melting snow and heavy rains.
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Nile River Valley
  • Egyptians were successful farmers.
  • Reed plant “Papyrus” was a useful resource.
  • Egyptians harvest baskets, sandals, and river rafts.
  • Papyrus was a paper maker ( writing paper) for Egyptian.
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Nile River Valley
  • Egyptians form of writing is “Hieroglyphics”
  • Made up of Hundreds of picture symbols.
  • Symbols stood for objects and ideas.
  • Scribe were the writers who carved hieroglyphics into stone.
  • Scribe later wrote on papyrus.
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Nile River Valley

Egypt’s Social Class

  • Pharaoh
  • Priest and nobles
  • Traders, artisans, shopkeepers, and scribes
  • Farmers and herders
  • Unskilled workers

Upper, Middle, and Lower class made up the Egyptian

social class.

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Nile River Valley

QUIZ 2.1

  • How long was the Nile river?
  • How many rivers started the Nile river? Name them.
  • What caused the Nile to flood often?
  • What plant was a useful resource for Egyptians?
  • What system of writing did the Egyptians use?
  • The Egyptian social class was made up of how many classes? Name them.