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Ancient Egyptians Ancient Egypt was a civilization that thrived along the Nile River in northeastern Africa for more than 3000 years from about 3300 BC to 30 BC It was the longest-lived civilization of the ancient world The term Ancient Egypt has a few different meanings Geographically it indicates the territory where the ancient Egyptians lived in the valley and delta of the Nile Culturally it refers to the ways ancient Egyptians spoke worshiped understood the nature of the physical world organized their government made their livings entertained themselves and related to others who were not Egyptian The history of Egypt has been divided into 8 or 9 periods The first period was the Early Dynastic Period which was divided into three Dynasties This period lasted for more than 500 years and was the beginning of Ancient Egyptian history It was during this period that the divine kingship became well established as Egypts form of government Writing evolved from a few simple signs used to denote quantities of substances and their place of origin to a complex system of several hundreds of signs with both phonetic and ideographic values Craftsmen increased their skills and experimented with the use of more durable materials Many of the things that were often built with wood were now built with stone or another hard object Another very important change that marks the beginning of the Early Dynastic Period is the rise of urbanism Inhabitants of small settlements throughout the country abandoned their homes and moved to larger communities and cities The Second Period was the Old Kingdom Period which was basically a continuation of the Early Dynastic Period However their were some changes in this Period The most remarkable change is the transition of Step Pyramids to true pyramids with smooth surfaces This transition was not only the result of increasing technical skills but also even more of religious views that shifted from stellar to solar
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