Nile Valley of Ancient Egypt ~ Egyptian civilization developed along the banks of the river Nile. The Nile Valley stands in sharp contrast to the arid deserts of Africa. Its long, narrow flood plain was a magnet for life, attracting people, animals and pl
Giza, Egypt - most famous as the location of the Giza Plateau: the site of some of the most impressive ancient monuments in the world, including a complex of ancient Egyptian royal mortuary and sacred structures. The Sphinx is the largest monolith statue
The Bent Pyramid is an ancient Egyptian pyramid located at the royal necropolis ofDahshur, approximately 40 kilometres south of Cairo, built under the Old Kingdom PharaohSneferu (c. A unique example of early pyramid development in Egypt, this wa
Egypte : The Colossi of Memnon (known to locals as el-Colossat, or es-Salamat) are two massive stone statues of Pharaoh Amenhotep III. For years they have sat in the Theban necropolis, across the River Nile from the city of Luxor.