Ancient Egypt was a civilization of ancient North Africa. The civilization was concentrated along the lower reaches of the Nile River in the place that is now the country Egypt.
The Ancient Egyptian civilization followed prehistoric Egypt and coalesced around 3100 BC with the political unification of Upper and Lower Egypt under Menes.
Ancient Egypt continues to influence our daily lives. Some of the biggest modern inventions come from Ancient Egypt. For example, the Egyptians were the ones who invented the 365-days a year calendar.
The first association with Egypt is the Great Pyramid of Giza, which is one of the seven wonders of the Ancient World. But Egypt is much more. This documentary helps unravel some of the secrets of Egypt.
Marco Polo was an Italian merchant, explorer, and writer. He traveled through Asia along the Silk Road between 1271 and 1295. He traveled with his family, but also a crew. Du...