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What was the basis for the economy of Ancient Egypt?
Clue: They planted in October after floods and harvested in Spring.
Farming
What is located where the Nile empties into the Mediterranean Sea?
This is a triangular shaped area of the marshy land. It was also made by deposits of silt, land, and stones.
The Nile Delta
Is Upper Egypt to the south and upstream of the Nile River or to the North and downstream of the Nile river?
South and Upstream
What Made the land fertile during the overflow of the Nile?
What is made up of clay and bits of black soil and rock?
It also has minerals that make soil rich and therefore good for farming.
Silt
What flows from South to North?
The Nile River
What is the largest river in Egypt?
The Nile River
What do we call Egypt's workers and resources used to produce goods?
Economy of a Country
What helped to grow crops and carried silt?
The Overflow of the Nile
What is the longest river in Egypt, flows from South to North, begins in the mountians of East Africa and empties into the Mediterranean Sea?
The Nile River
What is the watering of dry land by the use of streams,canals,dams,and pipes?
Clue: It is one of Ancient Egypts greatest accomplishments and it increased the water and food supply.
Irrigation
What did Ancient Egypt compare to a lotus flower?
The Nile Delta