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  1. 3. Geography-water <ul><li>The Nile River provided fresh water </li></ul><ul><li>Mediterranean Sea was rich in fish and other life </li></ul><ul><li>Nile River also provided natural irrigation for crops </li></ul>
  2. 4. Topography <ul><li>The desert provided a natural barrier to protect people who live in the Nile River Valley </li></ul>
  3. 5. Vegetation <ul><li>Reeds could be woven into baskets </li></ul><ul><li>They could also be woven into roofs for huts </li></ul><ul><li>They could use papyrus to make into rope or paper </li></ul>
  4. 6. pharoahs <ul><li>King Tut’s mummy was found in 1922 </li></ul><ul><li>They built great pyramids and temples </li></ul><ul><li>They believed in an afterlife,so they were mummified </li></ul><ul><li>They were commanders of their armies </li></ul><ul><li>They built tombs to make sure they would be living in an afterlife </li></ul><ul><li>King Ramses was the greatest builder in Egyptian history </li></ul>
  5. 7. Daily life <ul><li>Artisans are craftspeople </li></ul><ul><li>Peasants did the farmer’s work </li></ul><ul><li>Scribes made written records of everything </li></ul><ul><li>Government officials were one class lower than the pharoahs </li></ul>
  6. 8. religion <ul><li>Mummys were made to make sure they were going to the afterlife </li></ul>
  7. 9. gods <ul><li>They lived in temples </li></ul><ul><li>The temples ancient Egyptians built honored the gods </li></ul>
  8. 10. Social pyramid <ul><li>Pharaohs </li></ul><ul><li>Government officials </li></ul><ul><li>Priests </li></ul><ul><li>Scribes artisans </li></ul><ul><li>peasants </li></ul>
  9. 11. My cartouche