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The Importance of the Nile River Valley

Summary: Without the Nile River and the surrounding valley, Ancient Egyptian civilization would not have existed. The Nile served as the Egyptians' only source of water and food, an important method of transportation, and an impetus for the development of trade, the disciplines of mathematics and engineering, and the creation of a tax system. The river enabled Ancient Egypt to grow into one of the most ingenious and gifted civilizations of that era.
The Nile

In Ancient times not many civilizations were strong enough to have a thriving society. That was not the case with the people of the Nile. The Egyptians were one of the most ingenious and gifted people living in the B.C. era. There was one major factor that helped them to become the civilization that they were, the Nile River. Ancient Egypt was the gift of the Nile.

The people of the Nile river valley were agricultural. They relied on the inundation of the Nile River for their food source. Every year the Nile would flood giving the people a layer of silt that would allow them to farm all year round. After the inundation, around early October, the level of the water would start to fall. Even though the river levels receded, the Egyptian people had thought of ways to keep the water around for...

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