From papers to clocks, the Egyptians produced a number of inventions that are used―albeit in a different form―in our day-to-day activities even today. Know the various things invented by the ancient Egyptians through this Buzzle write-up.
Several million people lived in ancient Egypt. But they didn't own anything - not their house, not their jewelry or pets or crops or anything. The only person who owned in ancient Egypt was the pharaoh. The pharaoh owned everything. The pharaoh was in charge of everything.
The ancient Egyptians enjoyed many natural barriers. There were deserts to the east and west of the Nile River, and mountains to the south. This isolated the ancient Egyptians and allowed them to develop a truly distinctive culture.
More than 1,000 years after the pyramids were built, Egypt reached the height of its powers. The sophisticated, civilized society that we call the new kingdom was led by a succession of remarkable kings.