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					The Ancient Egyptians

   By Lucy and
    Amardeep
pharohs
    • Pharohs were in
      charge of all of
      Egypt.
    • They taught people
      how to farm and to
      plant seeds.
 Egyptian Society

           pharaoh

         vizier
     Noblemen priest
        scribes
    craftmens

Farmers -peasants
        slaves
The River Nile
       • The River Nile was very
         important because it
         flooded every year and left
         behind black silt which
         was good for growing
         crops
       • You could travel on it
       • Papyrus grew on it and
         they made paper and
         boats.
       • They could fish in it
       • Gave them water to drink
                   In the growing season the farmer
                   would-

The Farming Year   •Prepare the land
                   •Plough
                   •Sow seeds use cattle to trample
                   them into the soil
                   •Irrigate crops with their canals and
                   shadufs

                   In the harvest season the farmer would-
                   •Cut down the crops
                   •Gather them together
                   •Count and store


                   In the flooding season the farmer would-
                   •Repair tools, houses etc
                   •Do work for the pharaoh
Scribes
    • Scribes were the
      people that taught
      the children how to
      write
    • It was hard work being
      a scribe because there
      were 700 letters in the
      alphabet.
    •
Hieroglyphs
      • Hieroglyphs were
        found on
        pyramids,Tombs and
Temples
Rosetta Stone
   For a very long time no one could
   understand the writing on the walls of
   the temples and tombs then a stone.

				
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