Egypt is conquered by Alexander the Great
Geography[ edit ] In ancient times, Pliny the Elder N. The delta region is well watered, crisscrossed by channels and canals. The climate in Lower Egypt is milder than that of Upper Egypt owing primarily to its proximity to the Mediterranean Sea.
Temperatures are less extreme and rainfall is more abundant.
History[ edit ] Lower Egypt was known as Ta-Mehu which means "land of papyrus. Because Lower Egypt was mostly undeveloped scrublandundeveloped for human life and filled with all types of plant life such as grasses and herbs, the organization of the nomes underwent several changes.
The capital of Lower Egypt was Memphis. Its patron Goddess was the cobra goddess Wadjet. Lower Egypt was represented by the Low Red Crown Deshretand its symbols were the papyrus and the bee. By about BC, neolithic Egyptian societies along the Nile River had based their culture on the raising of crops and the domestication of animals.
Extensive use of copper became common during this time. At the same time the societies of the Nile Deltaor Lower Egypt also underwent a unification process.
List of kings of the Predynastic Period of Lower Egypt[ edit ].Egyptian civilization developed along the Nile River in large part because the river's annual flooding ensured reliable, rich soil for growing crops.
The ancient Egyptians attitude towards death was influenced by their belief in immortality. They regarded death as a temporary interruption, rather than the cessation of life. To ensure the continuity of life after death, people paid homage to the gods, both during and after their life on earth.
Geographical designation in ancient Egypt follows the direction of the Nile River and so Upper Egypt is the southern region and Lower Egypt the northern area closer to the Mediterranean Sea.
Narmer ruled from the city of Heirakonopolis and then from Memphis and . Lower Egypt was represented by the Low Red Crown Deshret, and its symbols were the papyrus and the bee.
By about BC, neolithic Egyptian societies along the Nile River had based their culture on the raising of crops and the domestication of animals.
Ancient Egypt; References. Ancient history of the early four ancient civilizations: Ancient Mesopotamia, Ancient Egypt, Ancient China, and Ancient India in basic and simple language. Ancient Egypt - Ancient Civilizations for Kids.
The ancient Egypt art was remembered for Egypt very well. The Egyptians loved art it was probably their favourite hobby.
They did art for everything from writings, coffins, baskets, buildings, clothing and carvings and on the walls.