HIST 4 - Predynastic Archaic Egypt 1Egypt Most well known...

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Predynastic Archaic Egypt 1Egypt Most well known Bronze age society Pharos Hieroglyphics Pyramids The Mummy series 2 similarities Both Mesopotamia and Egypt were River Valley societies Both developed fixed settlements about the same time Egpyt , however unified at an early era while Mesopotamia remained divided 3 Differences between Mesopotamia and Egypt Mesopotamia was subjected to constant invasion Egypt was isolated from enemies due to deserts , the Mediterranean sea, and the red sea. 4 Geography of Egypt 95% of Egypt is sand Greek historian Herodotus called egypt “the gift of the nile” The nile is the river that flows south to north Only 12500 square miles of egypt is cultivatable land. 5 Historic Periods in Egypt Predynastic Archaic Period:3100 to 2770 BCE Old Kingdom Period:2770 to 2200BCE Middle Kingdom period : 2050 to 1786 BCE New Kingdom Period: 1560 to 1087 BCE 6 Regions of Egypt Lower Egypt : is located in the north next to the Mediterranean Sea Upper Egypt : Is located in the south 7 Pre Dynastic Egypt Egypt was composed of 42 independent principalities called Nomes. 20 Nomes in Lower Egypt (the north)
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