Ancient Egypt

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  • Created on: 01-06-13 12:05
  • Ancient Egypt relied on the River Nile; every year the Nile floods which fertilises fields and the river provides water
  • Successful agriculture provided spare food
  • Ancient Egyptions had writing meaning that they could communicate better than prehistoric societies
  • They had a huge number of gods that controlled all parts of life - illness and medicine
  • Sekhmet was the goddess of war, also sent and cured epidemics
  • Thoth was the god who gave doctors their ability to cure people
  • Imhotep was adopted as the god of healing
  • Some drugs that the Egyptions used are still…

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