The Egyptians
 
Egypt
 
is
in
North East
Africa.
 
 
The
Ancient Egyptians
lived
here.
 
The
history
 
of
Ancient
Egypt
started
 
in
 
5000
BC.
 
Egypt
 
is
built
by
 
the
River Nile.
 
 
The
Nile
gave
fresh
water
 
for
drinking.
 
The
Nile
flooded
every
year.
 
Land
around
 
the
river
was
good
 
for
farming.
People
crossed the river
on
reed boats.
 
The
Egyptians
built
lots of
special
buildings.
They
built
temples
and
pyramids.
 
The
Sphinx
is
 
 
a
huge
statue.
It
has
 
 
a
lion's
body
 
 
and
 
a
human
head.
 
Queen Cleopatra
was
 
the
last
Egyptian
ruler.
 
The
Romans
conquered
Egypt
 
in
about
30
BC.
Archaeologists
find out
about
ancient
communities.
Archaeology
is
 
the
study
 
of
history.