Developments in Egyptian Civilization

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Farming

Irrigation- Blocked Channel Theory

Farming was so successfull that Egypt became very wealthy. Rich people had the money to spend on other things such as medicine.

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Religion

People in contact with the spirit world were called Priests.

Ideas of the afterlife- Mummification and embalming

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Written Language

Hieroglyphics

Ideas could be written down and shared

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Tools

More complicated tools were developed which could be used for medicine

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Doctors

Trained doctors.

The idea of going to a doctor for help was more common.

Doctors were still religious and used charms, prayers and chants as well as natural remedies.

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Cities

Cities caused problems. Waste and Epidemics.

Waste was thrown in the River Nile

Epidemics spread quickly

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Trade

Goods were traded with other countries.

Medical herbs and other natural remedies.

Medical ideas spread

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