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Name
Dat e
AncientEgypt
"WalkLikeanEgyptian"
Intro
TheysaythattheNilegaveusEgypt,
Tryplantingcropsonthebeach,andyoucanbelieveit.
Theyearlyfloodleftrichdirtcalledsilt,
Sotheyplantedinthesiltandthefarmsgotbuilt.
AroundtheNile,theygottogethertofeelalrightlikeBobMarley,
Plantingcotton,wheatandbarley.
Writingonpapyrusinhieroglyphics,
That'stheEgyptianalphabetyoucangetwith.
"AmIadimwit?Ican'tbelieveit,Ican'treadit,
Lookslikesymbolstome,"naw,it'ssimpleyousee:
TheRosettastoneletusknowhowtodecipherthecode,
Sonowwestudytheoldwordsthatwerewritteninstone.
Theybelievedinanafterlife,
They'dgetstripsofclothandthey'dwrapyoutight.
Yep,pharaohswouldgetmummified,
Andburiedwithfoodandclothesforthegreatunknown,whoa.
Walk-walklikeanEgyptian,
Walk-walklikeanEgyptian.
Webuiltthepyramids,webuilttheSphinx,
Andthenwewroteitdowninhieroglyphics.
Osiris:
I'mOsiris,lordofthedead,
Don'tmesswithme,boy,I'llputaswordtoyourhead.
Wefightinvaderseffortlessly,
'Causewe'reinsulatedbythedesertandseas.
UpperandLower,we'redividedup,
Yep,untilPharaohMenesunitedus.
In3100BC,hesaid,Iwantmysontobepharaoh,
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Afterme,I'llstartadynasty.
KingTut,diedbeforehegotold,
ButKingTutgotamaskmadeofgold.
Sopharaohssitback,siptea,andgetrich,
Whileworkersbreaktheirbackstobuildthepyramids.
Fiftystoriestall,that'sincredible,
Theyusedrampstomovestones,sothey'rehandicapaccessible?
Ifyouwerepharaohwhoselastbreathgoes,
Yougotburiedinapyramid,likeit'syourgravestone.
Walk-walklikeanEgyptian,
Walk-walklikeanEgyptian.
Webuiltthepyramids,webuilttheSphinx,
Andthenwewroteitdowninhieroglyphics.
L ist ent ot he ext endedaudio-only v ersionhere .
F locabSpit sF act s:
KingTut'sTrumpet
HistorySpeaks
DiscussionQuestion
GodsinEgypt
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