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Slide 2 Slide 3 Morocco Tunisia Algeria Libya Egypt Republic of the Sudan South Sudan Slide 4 Essential Question: Did the contributions of ancient Egyptians have any influence on our life today? Think about the informational text you read on Friday; does any of that stuff seam relevant to today? Slide 5 Hieroglyphics papyrus mummy Kush Aswan High Dam dynasty pharaohs pyramids Nubia Nile river silt delta Slide 6 Fertile soil deposited by a river Slide 7 The triangular-shaped deposit of rich soil at a river mouth Slide 8 An ancient Nubian kingdom in northern Sudan Nubia: in ancient times, the Nile river valley of southern Egypt and northern Sudan Slide 9 An Egyptian writing system in which symbols stand for meanings or sounds Slide 10 http://www.eyelid.co.uk/hiero1.htm Go to this website to type secret hieroglyphic notes! Slide 11 Ancient Egypt science of mummifying animals Ancient Egyptians believed animals communicated with gods and had a closer proximity to the gods. Slide 12 http://www.eyelid.co.uk/index.htm Slide 13 Slide 14 Look on page 214 in the textbook Study the social systems pyramid! Slide 15 Slide 16 TALK ABOUT IT Slide 17 The Nile can be used to : water crops Catch fish Carry goods for trade on boats To be explores for other resources Slide 18 Slide 19 Slide 20 Slide 21