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Flood of the Nile is an Egyptian myth technology in Age of Mythology that is available to worshipers of Isis that can be researched at a Granary. Once researched, it provides a steady trickle of 0.75 food per second (45 per minute).

Resource trickle comparison[]

There are quite a few means of auto-generating resources in Age of Mythology.

Resource generator Civilization God Resource Rate (per minute)
Aomrelicvase Ring of the Nibelung N/A Gold 18
Aomrelicvase Ship of Fingernails Food 24
Aomrelicvase Ankh of Ra Favor 2.4
VaultsOfErebus Vaults of Erebus GreekPortrait Greeks HadesPortrait Hades Gold 45
PlentyIcon Plenty Vault HephaestusIcon Hephaestus 180
Food 180
Wood 180
MonumentVillagersIcon Monument EgyptianPortrait Egyptians All Favor 4.9 - 6.9
FloodOfTheNile Flood of the Nile IsisPortrait Isis Food 45
Hersiricon Hersir NorsePortrait Norse All Favor 0.6
In combat: 1.2
TownCenterAOMAtlantean Town Center AtlanteanPortrait Atlanteans All Favor 6.3
HornsOfConsecration Horns of Consecration (Rheia): 7.56
GardenIcon Garden ChinesePortrait Chinese All Food 30
HouseAltars House Altars (Dabo Gong): 36
Wood 30
HouseAltars House Altars (Dabo Gong): 36
Gold 30
HouseAltars House Altars (Dabo Gong): 36
Favor 3
HouseAltars House Altars (Dabo Gong): 3.6
NuWaPortrait Nü Wa 3.6
HouseAltars House Altars (Dabo Gong): 4.2
Sacrifices Sacrifices HeBoIcon He Bo 6
Notes
  1. Gardens can be tasked to generate any resource, but they only generate one at a time.
  2. The Plenty Vault generates all three resources simultaneously.


Changelog[]

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History[]

The Black Land [Kemet], another name for Lower Egypt, refers to the deposits of rich, black soil that the regular flooding of the Nile left behind. This rich, black soil was excellent for farming and, coupled with irrigation and inventions like the shaduf, allowed ancient Egyptians to survive and prosper in an otherwise harsh environment. The Egyptians' whole way of life depended upon these floods. The Nile today no longer floods as it once did. A series of dams and hydro-electric plants, like the one at Aswan, control its flooding and generate electrical energy. Such damming is a subject of great controversy in Northern Africa for many social and environmental reasons.
Egyptian myth technologies in Age of Mythology
ArchaicAge Archaic Age
RaPortrait RaSkinOfTheRhino Skin of the Rhino
IsisPortrait IsisFloodOfTheNile Flood of the Nile
SetPortrait SetFeral Feral
ClassicalAge Classical Age
BastIcon BastSacredCats Sacred Cats · AdzeOfWepwawet Adze of Wepwawet · Criosphinx Criosphinx · Hieracosphinx Hieracosphinx
AnubisIcon AnubisNecropolis Necropolis · SerpentSpear Serpent Spear · FeetOfTheJackal Feet of the Jackal
PtahIcon PtahScallopedAxe Scalloped Axe · LeatherFrameShield Leather Frame Shield · ElectrumBullets Electrum Bullets · Shaduf Shaduf
HeroicAge Heroic Age
HathorIcon HathorMedjay Medjay · Sun-dried Mud Brick Sundried Mudbrick · Crocodopolis Crocodopolis
SekhmetIcon SekhmetBoneBow Bone Bow · SlingsOfTheSun Slings of the Sun · Stones of Red Linen Stones of Red Linen · RamOfTheWestWind Ram of the West Wind
NephthysIcon NephthysSpiritOfMaat Spirit of Ma'at · FuneralRites Funeral Rites · City of the Dead City of the Dead
MythicAge Mythic Age
OsirisIcon OsirisDesertWind Desert Wind · NewKingdom New Kingdom · FuneralBarge Funeral Barge · AtefCrown Atef Crown
ThothIcon ThothValleyOfTheKings Valley of the Kings · Tusks of Apedemak Tusks of Apedemak · BookOfThoth Book of Thoth
HorusIcon HorusSpearOnTheHorizon Spears on the Horizon · AxeOfVengeance Axe of Vengeance · GreatestOfFifty Greatest of Fifty
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