Historical maps are great tool for understanding the past. You can see when you look at a map of ancient Egypt why people lived only along the river.
When you color a historical map of ancient Egypt you can see the boundaries of the Old, Middle, and New Kingdoms and why the older kingdoms ended at the second cataract of the Nile. You can draw on trade routes, invasion routes, cities, tombs, neighboring civilizations, and areas of conquest.
Here’s a Ancient Egypt Map for you to customize with the information you learn about in your reading.
The map below shows the boundaries of the Old, Middle, and New Kingdoms of Egypt, trade routes, oasis, cataracts on the Nile, plus the cities and tombs. Start by coloring the 3 kingdoms. Then color and label the oases. Finally color the desert and the water.
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