Egypt is a country in Africa. People have lived in that region for thousands and thousands of years. The Ancient Egyptians settled around the Nile River, and built pyramids that you can still see there today. The Ancient Egyptians knew a lot about maths, medicine and farming. They also made their own paper out of reeds called papyrus, and wrote using pictures called hieroglyphics. The Egyptians were very good farmers.
This primary resource introduces children to the lives and beliefs of the Ancient Egyptians. Discover when the Ancient Egyptian civilisation began and what their great achievements were. What were the Ancient Egyptians known for? Why did they build the ancient pyramids?
Men, women and children wore jewelry. Jewelers were skilled craftsmen. The jewelry was beautiful and colorful, and was made out of copper and gold wire, gemstones, colored glass beads, and colorfully painted clay beads. Wide collars were popular, as were rings, earrings, and bracelets worn at the wrist, upper arm and around the ankle.
Home » Egyptians. Homework help on the Egyptians, the history of Egypt, Egyptian Empire, hieroglyphs, pyramids, mummification and pharaohs. Ancient Egypt stretched out along the Nile Valley. Villages grew as the land was good to farm along the Nile River because every spring the snow would melt from the mountains and in July the river flooded. After a few months, the water would leave the land with rich, fertile soil which was excellent for growing onions, garlic, leeks, peas, beans, cucumbers, grapes melons, pomegranates, figs and dates.