Ten Facts about Ancient Egypt

Egyptian Mummy

Egyptian Mummy

Without the Nile, most of Egypt would be a barren desert unable to provide a home for a flourishing civilization. Over many millennia the Nile carved a channel through the rocks of the Egyptian plateu. The flood brought large quantities of silt from the Ethiopian mountains, depositing it in the Nile valley where it provided a supply of fertile soil that was renewed each year and that is now over ten metres thick in much of the valley.

Read 10 interesting facts about this ancient civilisation.