Ancient agriculture in the Nile Valley

Ancient agriculture in the Nile Valley

Ancient Egypt was called the ‘gift of the Nile’, since the river played an important role in the rise of Egyptian civilisation.

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Keywords

Nile, agriculture, Gift of the Nile, intensive farming, irrigation agriculture, irrigation system, water-lifting device, shadoof, antiquity, crop, lifestyle, Africa, Egypt, flood, channel, co-operation, calendar, communities

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