The Egyptian Civilization Egyptian civilization formed along the Nile river and the earliest traces of human life in that region are from the Paleolithic Age, (Old Stone Age), about 300,000 B.C., at the very edges of the Nile Valley. Beyond, on both sides of the river the land was and still is desert. At that time the people moved from place to place, ate berries, roots, and any animals they could find, but
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Egyptians are to some extent the same people as the Egyptians of today. Those who now live beside the Nile are descended from those who settled in farming villages there before history began. They are also descended from the foreigners who for thousands of years have arrived and settled in their country. Their many great achievements form a magnificent legacy from a gifted people to us today, and all those that may come after us.