Egyptian
Facts
 
 
The
Egyptians
invented
 
and
used
many
simple
machines,
 
such as
 
the
ramp
 
to
aid
construction
processes.
 
 
The
Egyptians
are
known
for
building
pyramids
 
centuries
before
 
the
creation
 
of
modern
tools.
Egyptian
paper,
made
from
papyrus,
 
and
pottery
 
were
mass-produced.
They
were
among
 
the
first
to
extract
gold
 
 
by
large-scale
mining.