Ancient Egypt

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A n c i e n t E g y p t Primary 6 2016


Location The ancient Egyptians were fascinating people who settled in the Nile Valley thousands of years ago. The Nile is one of the biggest rivers in the world and runs along North East Africa, from the big lakes in Central Eastern Africa to the Mediterranean Sea. Rubén, Reynier and Josu


Egypt Egyptians believed in life after death. They survived by hunting animals and gathering fruits to eat.


Family Egyptian society was based on family life. Women run the family and had children while men cultivated the land. Sons and daughters were valued the same and had free time to play with balls, toy dogs and other games. Ane Eneko Lorea Amaia By:


Children Education was based on money. Only the rich and only boys went to school. Boys started at the age of 5 and learned hieroglyphic script. After learning this they also studied Maths, History, Literature Geography, Languages, Religion Astronomy, Medicine, Engineering, Architecture…


They liked fashion . They wore wigs and a selection of gold amulets, bracelets and other ornaments in parties. Poor people also wore them but made of wood. Noble men shaved their heads. Both men and women made-up. Clothes By:Amaia.M, Xabier and Izaro


Most clothes were made of linen; rich people wore fine linen and poor people thicker linen made by themselves. In hot weather, children often wore no clothes. Egyptians used no shoes, sometimes wore sandals made of leather but most of the time went barefoot.

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By: Unax, Ekaitz and Aritz Rich Egyptians offered big parties for their friends with enormous amounts of food, such as meat, vegetables, brads, fruit and fish. FEASTING AND FUN

We know that because in their tombs we have found lots of paintings of party scenes:

We know that because in their tombs we have found lots of paintings of party scenes Musicians played harps, lyres and flutes and dancers and acrobats performed. Poor Egyptians relaxed at home with their families, telling stories and playing games


The ancient Egyptians excelled in architecture and their monuments are the best evidence. By: Iskander, Aner, Julen, Joseba EGYPTIAN ARCHTITECTURE Temples were constructed and some of them were huge.


The Great Sphinx of Giza has represented the essence of Egypt . It is The body of a lion with the head of a king or god. The pyramids were funerary monuments built without machines . The first to be built was that of Zoster.


The Ancient Egyptian language is one of the oldest languages of the world. The decipherment of hieroglyphs was possible by the discovery of the Rosetta Stone. The Rosetta Stone was found in 1799 by Napoleonic troops . The stone is written in three languages. Hieroglyphs Egyptian demotic script Greek WRITING & NUMERAL SYSTEM FLAVIUS LANDER IKER PEIO


The system of numeration was based on the scale of ten, written in hieroglyphs. The system of numeration was based on the scale of ten, written in hieroglyphs.

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