Ancient Egypt: Old Kingdom How much do you know about the early days of Ancient Egypt? Take this quiz and find out! 10 Questions by Britannica 08/27/2018 answers Play Where was ancient Egypt located? Northern Africa Southern Africa Eastern Africa Western Africa What major body of water helped the ancient Egyptian civilization to grow and prosper? The Tigris River The Red Sea The Indian Ocean The Nile River About how many years did the civilization of ancient Egypt last? 800 years 1,200 years 3,000 years 5,500 years … and 7 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.