All About Egypt

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All About Egypt

  1. 1. CLICK ME
  2. 2. All About Egypt
  3. 3. Egypt is a transcontinental country spanning the northeast corner of Africa and southwest corner of Asia via a land bridge formed by the Sinai Peninsula.
  4. 4. Egyptian Literature
  5. 5. The ancient Egyptians wrote works on papyrus as well as walls, tombs, pyramids, obelisks and more. Perhaps the best known example of ancient Egyptian literature is the Story of Sinuhe other well known works include the Westcar Papyrus and the Ebers papyrus, as well as the famous Book of the Dead.
  6. 6. GEOGRAPHY
  7. 7. Egypt lies primarily between latitudes 22 and 32 N, and longitudes 25 and 35 E. At 1,001,450 square kilometers (386,660 sq mi), it is the world's 30th-largest country.
  8. 8. CLIMATE
  9. 9. Most of Egypt's rain falls in the winter months. South of Cairo, rainfall averages only around 2 to 5 mm (0.1 to 0.2 in) per year and at intervals of many years Temperatures average between 80 and 90 F (26.7 and 32.2 C) in summer, and up to 109 F (43 C) on the Red Sea coast. Winter temperatures average between 55 and 70 F (13 and 21 C). A steady wind from the northwest helps lower temperatures near the Mediterranean coast.
  10. 10. CULTURE
  11. 11. Egypt is a recognized cultural trend- setter of the Arabic-speaking world, and contemporary Arab culture is heavily influenced by Egyptian literature, music, film and television. Egypt gained a regional leadership role during the 1950s and 1960s, giving a further enduring boost to the standing of Egyptian culture in the Arab world.
  12. 12. ARTS
  13. 13. The Egyptians were one of the first major civilizations to codify design elements in art and architecture. Egyptian blue, also known as calcium copper silicate is a pigment used by Egyptians for thousands of years. It is considered to be the first synthetic pigment. Well-known examples are the Pyramid of Djoser designed by ancient architect and engineer Imhotep, the Sphinx, and the temple of Abu Simbel.
  14. 14. The wall paintings done in the service of the Pharaohs followed a rigid code of visual rules and meanings. Egyptian civilization is renowned for its colossal pyramids, temples and monumental tombs.
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