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Ancient Egypt for Kids
Achievements & Inventions

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The ancient Egyptians were very clever people. They invented many things to make their life more comfortable.

CALENDAR: The ancient Egyptians created a calendar based on the farming season. There were 3 seasons - the flooding season, the planting season, and the harvest season. Each season was 3 months long. That added up to 360 days. The ancient Egyptians noticed they needed a few more days to fit the seasons. So they added 5 days, holy days, to thank the gods. So thousands of years ago, the ancient Egyptians invented a calendar with 365 days!

Egyptian Inventions - to
name a few ...

Obelisks

Time Keeping and Shadow Clocks

Cartouche

Flat Roofed Homes

Pyramids

Mummification

Unique Gods and Goddesses

A Written Language

Courts and Justice System

Papyrus

Square Sails

Grain Banks & Metal Weights

Number system including fractions

Shadoofs, Nilometers, and Reservoirs

Eye Makeup - Kohl

Book of the Dead

The Reconstructors (travel back in time to ancient Egypt, interactive)

Interactive Quiz about Ancient Egypt (with answers)

Ten Inventions of Ancient Egypt

Ten Amazing Ancient Egypt Inventions

Free Presentations in PowerPoint format - Egyptian Inventions

Ancient Egypt Inventions

Technology in Ancient Egypt

 


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