Why was the Nile river important to ancient Egyptian civilization?
The Nile river helped the Egyptians by providing them with a route to upper and lower Egypt. It also provided them with fish, water, and a way to bathe. Another way it helped them was by providing them with a trade route with to Asia and Africa. On the sides of the Nile the were lots of places to quarry limestone to build the pyramids. When the Egyptians were done quarrying the limestone they could bring it on boats down the river to where workers were building the pyramids.
Where are the major features and cities of ancient Egypt?
One major features of ancient Egypt was the Nile river running through Egypt. The Nile ran through the desert creating a path of fertile land that the Egyptian built a civilization around. Another feature is the Sahara Desert. The Sahara helped the Egyptians by providing them with protection. It provided them with protection because it made it hard for enemies to attack. There was no food or water in the desert, and it was very barron. Some other features were the Great Sphinx, and The Pyramids of Giza. The Great Sphinx is a statue of reclining Sphinx (a creature with the body of a lion and a head of a human) that is made of limestone. The Sphinx is the largest statue made of one rock in the world. The Pyramids of Giza were built to house the dead pharaohs.