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Egypt

Ancient Egypt was located in Africa along the Nile River.  It was divided into two regions; Upper Egypt & Lower Egypt. 
 
The people developed a system of writing called hieroglyphics.  You can read more about writing and scribes by clicking the link at the bottom of this page. 
 
 The pharaoh was the supreme ruler of all in Egypt.  He or she was also seen as a god or goddess.  The people in Egypt believed in more than one god; they practiced polytheism.  
 
Egyptian history is divided into three time periods called kingdoms:  Old, Middle, and New.  We will read about these later in this unit.   
 
Egyptians are famously known for making mummies to preserve dead bodies.