Nile River in Egypt the Research Paper

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Agriculture in Egypt brought many Egyptians together, for example the time for harvesting all the farmers were made to gather their crops together since the whole economy was mainly based on wheat and grains (Louis & Jennifer, 2003).

Technology

The advancement in technology in Egypt was not left behind. The Egyptians managed to invent different things within their lifetimes that enabled them to make life sufficient. One of the most advancement of technology in Egypt was the practice of the architectural pyramid designs that were built to the Pharohs' house who were ruling by the divine decree. The Egyptians also created dyes and links using different materials, this shows how they managed to move from the tradition way of living to the modern one through civilization (Agriculture in Egypt, 2000). The considerable time system that the Egyptians were using was also a form of advancement to them. There were two clocks that were invented which could be used even at night, and did not need to be refill with water every now and then.

Beliefs and Values

The ancient Egyptians were among the first people of the antiquity who believed in life after death. Despite them believing in life after death, the dead were buried on the West bank of River Nile (Chapin, 1990). The rise and fall of the flooding waters in Egypt meant that death of plants in Egypt each year was followed by the rebirth of the new crops. The Egyptian also believed in gods known as Hapi. They argued that the god was created to represent the river Nile. During prayers, at most a half number of the population would pray to the Nile so that the flood water would come. This was significant because at that time, the economy as well as the food source of the Egyptians were depending on the crops that are provided by the flood waters.
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