Geography, topography and resources of Egypt and its neighbours

Elizabeth Clifford
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Higher School Certificate Ancient History (Akhenaten) Mind Map on Geography, topography and resources of Egypt and its neighbours, created by Elizabeth Clifford on 03/24/2013.

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Geography, topography and resources of Egypt and its neighbours
  1. The Nile (Iteru)
    1. Three Seasons
      1. Akhet - inundation
        1. Peret - planting
          1. Shemu - harvest
          2. Main form of transportation
            1. Cataracts formed natural boundary
              1. Herodotus called Egypt "the gift of the Nile"
                1. Provided natural resources - mud for bricks, papyrus for paper
                  1. Source of drinking water
                  2. Two Lands
                    1. Black Land (Kemet)
                      1. Upper Egypt (Ta-Shema) - narrow river valley
                        1. Lower Egypt (Ta-Mehu) - fertile Delta marshlands
                          1. Upper and Lower Egypt created the "two lands"
                          2. Red Land (Deshret) - Desert and cliffs
                          3. Resources
                            1. Crops
                              1. Barley
                                1. Emmer
                                2. Vegetables
                                  1. Onions
                                    1. Cucumbers
                                      1. Lettuce
                                      2. Fruits
                                        1. Grapes
                                          1. Figs
                                          2. Animals
                                            1. Sheep
                                              1. Goats
                                              2. Semi-precious Stones
                                                1. Amethyst
                                                  1. agate
                                                    1. Carnelian
                                                    2. Metals
                                                      1. Copper
                                                        1. Gold
                                                        2. Natron
                                                          1. Reeds
                                                            1. Papyrus
                                                              1. Flax
                                                            2. Neighbours Resources
                                                              1. Lebanon
                                                                1. Cedar
                                                                2. Nubia
                                                                  1. Gold
                                                                    1. Ivory
                                                                      1. Baboons
                                                                        1. copper
                                                                        2. Sinai
                                                                          1. Turquoise
                                                                            1. Copper
                                                                              1. Malachite
                                                                              2. Palestine
                                                                                1. Cedar
                                                                                  1. Silver
                                                                                  2. Punt
                                                                                    1. Incense
                                                                                      1. Resin
                                                                                        1. Ebony
                                                                                        2. Afghanistan
                                                                                          1. Lapis lazuli
                                                                                          2. Naharin
                                                                                            1. Oil
                                                                                              1. Incense
                                                                                                1. copper
                                                                                                  1. Gold
                                                                                                  2. The Mediterranean
                                                                                                    1. Olive Oil
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