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General characteristicsThey were perishable architecture built with adobe and brick.He had a great street parallel to the river and a square in which the activity took place.The houses were simple, square-shaped. It had three rooms and she is built around courtyards.Out-of-town houses, cottages and villas were built for nobles.Important CitiesThese are some of the most important Egyptian cities: -Memphis: Was founded in the year 3050 BC by Pharaoh Menes (Narmer) and hosted the headquarters of the Government in the former empire. It was also one of the most populous cities in the world. The city was the victim of neglect and in the 641 served as quarries.-Thebes: It was the most important city in Egypt. It was the capital during the Middle Kingdom and the new Kingdom. Possesses great archaeological remains: the Temple of Luxor and the Valley of the Kings.-Giza: In this city are the best known pyramids in the world: Khufu, Khafre and Menkaure also retains the great Sphinxes and temples and monuments.
The 4.000 years that lasted the Egyptian Civizilation was built cities around the Nile River
Cities in the Ancient Egypt
By Angel Montaner and Jesus Cobos