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Ancient Civilizations: Egypt and Sumer

General

Daily Life in Ancient Civilizations

Search through facts, information, folklore, PowerPoint Presentations and more all about Ancient Civilizations, created by teacher Don Donn.

The Rise of Civilizations

From KidsPast.com comes an overview of ancient civilizations from their trade routes to their written language. Specific civilizations are briefly highlighted.

Egypt

Ancient Egypt

From the British Museum comes an extensive site about Ancient Egypt. Read about Egyptian life, geography, mummification or play Senet, the Egyptian board game.

Egypt’s Golden Empire

Egypt’s Golden Empire takes you on a journey that spans over 500 years and examines life in ancient Egypt.

Egypt: The Gift of the Nile

Read about ancient Egyptian culture and religion. You can even learn about Egyptian wigs and try them on at the barbershop.

Virtual Egyptian Museum

Browse a collection of artifacts and mummies that are not on display in any museum. The reference section includes lists of almost all known Egyptian kings.

Sumer

The History of Ancient Sumer

The History of Ancient Sumer including its cities, kings, religions culture and contributions.

Mesopotamia

From the British Museum comes an extensive site about Ancient Mesopotamia.

Social Studies for Kids: Sumeria – First in Many Things

This site reviews Ancient Sumeria’s achievements in agriculture, literature, business, and science.