The Egyptians were generally a peaceful and practical people. They spent time perfecting their arts and crafts and were excellent engineers and builders. The great Egyptian pyramids were built of stone. The stone was shaped by highly skilled stonemasons. In 1798 when Napoleon landed in Egypt with his army they discovered a large stone called the ‘Rosetta Stone’, which showed examples of hieroglyphics.
to time there were invasions and civil wars, which disrupted the early Egyptian
way of life but leaders and rulers always sought to restore unity and peace.
Eventually the Egyptians established professional armies to defend the country
and people. The Pharaoh who was also the king
and a God to the people was the supreme ruler.