What was Peret in ancient Egypt?

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What was Peret in ancient Egypt?

Ancient Egyptian Calendar:

The ancient Egyptians accomplished monumental achievements in several areas, including art, construction, trade, and timekeeping. Timekeeping was was vital to preparing communities to ready themselves for the annual floods of the Nile.

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The ancient Egyptians were one the first cultures to use a solar-based calendar system consisting of three seasons with a total of 365 days. Peret was...

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Egyptian Achievements: Unification, Pyramids, Hieroglyphics & Calendar

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Chapter 3 / Lesson 7
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In this lesson, we will discuss some of the major achievements of ancient Egypt, including its unification by King Menes, the pyramids, hieroglyphics, and the Egyptian calendar.


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