Bottled Water In Ancient Egypt

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In the United States today, we can access water very easily, from tap to bottled water. This was not the case for people in the early times, especially the Ancient Egyptians. Although, things did get better after they found the nile. the Nile helped form Egypt by affecting the ways they live their lives, their religious beliefs, and transportation.
One of the more essential ways that accessible water changed their lives was by helping improve the quality and quantity of the necessities of life. The Nile is a big river, one of the largest in the world, so it can be a bit “moody”. Now you might think this is a bad thing, but it isn’t because the off and on of the Nile started the flood cycle. The flood cycle was made up of three parts, which
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The Peret season is the planting and growing season, ranging from mid-October to mid-February. This is the season where the water has died down to the right amount, so they can fill up irrigation canals, but still plant and tend to the crops.
The entire cycle can’t be complete without each part, so the last, but not least season is Shemu. This is the season of harvesting, and it ranges from mid-February to mid-June. In this season, the Egyptians harvest the crops and bring them to the market to be
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Every temple was like a home to one or more god, and before he/she could enter the temple, they must cleanse themselves, at least three or four times a day. There were many other duties they had to fulfill, but that was the main condition concerning the Nile. Other priest were kind of like customer service, handling common concerns, giving advice, and healing.
Also the Nile was very important when it came to something inevitable. Death. There were many procedures that the Egyptians performed because they believed in a life after your first, also known as the afterlife. Egyptians believed that to get to the underworld, the dead sailed across the river to get to the Underworld. That’s not the only thing that sailed across the river though.
Egyptians used the Nile river as their main source of transportation as well, affecting many things. For one, the Egyptians traveled differently, traveling upstream instead of down. Also, because they traveled on the river, they built their settlements near and around the river. Now, this wasn’t the only factor for their placement, but it was a large
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