Egypt Picture - Daily Life Along the Nile

Daily Life Along the Nile

Daily Life Along the Nile




Daily Life Along the Nile


The Nile is the longest river in the world, stretching north for approximately 4,000 miles from East Africa to the Mediterranean. The fertile land, the river and the sea were the source of life for ancient Egypt, truly the flesh and blood of Egypt. The fundamental occupation for most of the population was undoubtedly agriculture and power, both in politics and religion, was based on the ownership of land. The first pharaohs were tillers of the soil.

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