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Egyptian Farming, Irrigation, Managment and Pharaohs Tax Laws

This will show in how the farmers were able to harvest the products and raise the animals by establishing the river banks or irrigation dikes channeling the water source to where it was used on the farm land, the irrigation system required constant management in order to keep the farming and animal growing, and the irrigation kept the city growing by following the Pharaohs tax laws.


History, map and timeline Ancient Egypt 3500 BC, showing the chieftainships of the Nile Valley, the embryo states of Pharaonic Egypt.

Ancient Egypt irrigation

Since prehistoric times, agriculture in Egypt depended on the waters of the River Nile and its regular annual flood Egyptian lands, by providing water and silt. Thus, the land was irrigated on a regular basis a year called "beds" irrigation, which is a sharing system of agricultural land to beds by mud barriers. The water flows into the beds through the channels. Each channel carries the water to about eight beds, one after the other. In this way, the land near the river banks have a greater share of water that lands farther.

The Nile River - Educational Video

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Ancient Egyptian Tax Collection Device Discovered

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