Role Of Barge In Ancient Egypt

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The Nile River was a huge part of the Ancient Egyptians. The Nile shaped (formed) the Ancient Egyptians and Egypt itself.

First off, food wouldn’t be the same in Ancient Egypt if it were not for the Nile. For example, the great river supplied the crops with water. People (mainly farmers) gathered water from the Nile for the crops to grow. With this simple, yet effective, system the Ancient Egyptians nearly always had a stable food supply.

As well, Transportation would be drastically changed if they were without the reliable Nile River. The people of Ancient Egypt sent something called a barge upstream. A barge is a large boat that is pulled by many tugboats at one time to carry goods, food, and people on the barge. This technique was
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