Location To the north is the MediterraneanSea, and To the east the Red Sea. Egypt is separated from Libya andNorth Africa by the westerndesert, From Palestine and Israel by thedesert of the Sinai Peninsula.
Class based society• The Royal Family• Nobles• Upper Class• Lower Class
Gender Roles andStatuses• Division of Labor by Gender• The Relative Status of Women and Men
MusicInstruments Found in Egypt:Clappers - mostly made of bone or woodCymbalsBellsEnd-Blown FlutesPipes - both single or double reedsLyresThe LuteThe Harp - the angle, shoulder, and bowDouble ClarinetTrumpetHydraulicSistrumCrotals
Sports• Football is the most popular sport in Egypt• The Egyptian national football team won the AfricanCup of Nations seven times setting a new record inAfrica• Other popular sports in Egyptare basketball, handball, squash, and tennis
• One of the critical decisions a woman can make is thechoice of marriage partner• Marriage to cousins, however, remains frequent,accounting for 39 percent of marriages in a 1995 sample• Egyptians frequently do not have "family" names e.g.,Hassan Ali Abdullah
• Egypt is a country of "everyday piety”• 5 PillarsThe statement of this basic professionThe Ramadan fastThe pilgrimage to MeccaThe five daily prayers &The giving of alms.
Ra God Sobek• Ra, the sun-god• Isis was worshiped as the mother goddess.• Animal worship is another important aspectof the Egyptian religionThe cat-headed goddess BastetLion-headed war god MaahesThe crocodile-headed god Sobek &The frog-goddess Heqit were idolized