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Egypt

  1. 1. Daily Life in Egypt “ I spy with my blue eye…”
  2. 2. Adorning the Body A 1,500-year-old wall painting shows three Egyptian women at a banquet wearing cones of scented unguent. The heat would melt the cones, sending cooling runnels of scent trickling through their ringlets and down their bodies.
  3. 3. Burial Practices This scene depicts what occurs after a person has died, according to the ancient Egyptians.
  4. 4. Crafts and Trade Craftsmen in ancient Egypt were usually trained and skilled laborers. They were often well-respected in the community and had a comfortable lifestyle.
  5. 5. Domestic Life Family was very important to Ancient Egyptians. Many love poems have been found that are very similar to a modern idea of love.
  6. 6. Food and Drink Ancient Egyptians put all their work in farming. People may not realize this but animals are an important part of farming. This is why ancient Egyptians kept goats, pigs, ducks, and cows.
  7. 7. Housing The brickmaker had one of the more menial occupations in ancient Egypt. To make bricks , Nile mud was mixed with sand, straw and water, slapped into wooden moulds and then slapped out onto the ground to dry in the sun. Bricks were used extensively in ancient Egypt for building everything from peasants' homes to the pharaoh's palaces
  8. 8. Medicine Egyptian doctors were highly respected in the ancient world, Doctors had their own hierarchy there were ordinary doctors, senior doctors, masters of physicians and the Chief of Physicians of the South and the North. Royal and palace doctors had special hierarchy and titles.
  9. 9. Music and Dance
  10. 10. Religious Beliefs The entire civilization of Ancient Egypt was based on religion, and their beliefs were important to them. Their belief in the rebirth after death became their driving force behind their funeral practices.
  11. 11. Social Classes
  12. 12. Warfare Ramesses II (The Great),  from a painted Relief  at Abu Simbel  
  13. 13. Writing and Education The ability to read and write was considered a very important skill because if you could read and write you could have a well paid job, and respect of your fellow countrymen.

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