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Ancient Egypt and Nubia

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Egypt and Nubia
Egypt and Nubia
Seat work
Students will quietly enter the room, find your
seats and discuss your three sticky notes on
pages 159-163 with your row group.


Central Question:
How where the interactions between Egypt and
Nubia both positive and negative for both
societies? (2.5c)
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Egypt and Nubia
Quiz show:

What country did trade bring Nubia closer to?
Egypt

When did Nubian Kings first conquer parts of
Egypt?
The 700s B.C.

What was the name of the Nubian alphabet?
Meroitic script
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How are students and
teachers interdependent?
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Trade led to cultural diffusion between Egypt
and neighboring lands.

Nubia had a close relationship with Egypt
and shared elements of its culture.

Nubia was also a unique African civilization
with its own accomplishments.


Key Ideas
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commercebuying and selling of goods and
services

ivoryhard white material made from elephant
tusks

interdependencedependence by each
country or group on the other

Meroitic scriptone of the worlds first
alphabets, invented in ancient Nubia

ebonyblack wood from West Africa
Key Terms
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Why did Egypt need to trade
with other countries?

Trade in Ancient Egypt
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Nubia supplied Egypt with gold and elephant tusks.

Egypt supplied Nubia with grain, cloth, papyrus,
glass, and jewelry.

This trade between the two nations created
interdependence.

Trade also brought closer contact and allowed the
two nations to influence each other. Nubians
adopted elements of Egyptian culture including
religion.
Trade in the Nile Valley
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Cataracts made travel in Nubia difficult.

Nubia had less farming land than Egypt and traded
for food.

Nubia had closer contact with African peoples
south of the Sahara than Egypt.

Written records from Egypt and Nubia provide most
of the information we have about Nubia.
The Land of Nubia
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Neighbors and Enemies
Following which pharaohs rule did
the new Kingdom grow weak?

How did Piye conquer Egypt?

Why did Nubian control of Egypt
come to an end?
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After Egypt destroyed Napata, the Nubians
moved the capital city south to Mero. Mero
was located near iron deposits for ironworking
and along trade routes, increasing Nubias
wealth.

Nubian pyramids were steeper than Egyptian
ones but served the same purpose.

Candaces were powerful female rulers in Nubia.

The Meroitic script was one of the worlds first
alphabets.

Nubian Civilization
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