Daily Life Of Ancient Egypt

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Daily Life Of Ancient Egypt

  1. 1. Daily Life of Ancient Egypt
  2. 2. General Information… <ul><li>Life in Ancient Egypt Centered around: </li></ul>Pharaoh Family
  3. 3. The Family… <ul><li>Children Considered VERY IMPORTANT </li></ul><ul><li>Women: Duties of the Home…. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Peasant Life… <ul><li>Farming: </li></ul>Diet: Heavy:
  5. 5. Effect of Heavy Taxes….
  6. 6. Homes of Ancient Egypt… Materials for Brick Making
  7. 9. Why Elevated doors?
  8. 10. Homes Continued… <ul><li>Size: Huge </li></ul><ul><li>Roofs: Flat </li></ul><ul><li>Unique Doors: 4 feet off the ground. </li></ul><ul><li>Why?? </li></ul>Reduce sand and water from coming into your house from the Nile.
  9. 11. More about Homes… <ul><li>Homes of the Nobles: 25-30 rooms </li></ul><ul><li>Homes of the Peasants: Small but Nice </li></ul><ul><li>Unique Sleeping: Slept on Roofs </li></ul><ul><li>Why? </li></ul><ul><li>How Big were Homes? As big as you wanted. Easy to get materials. </li></ul>Cooler Temperature
  10. 12. Ancient Egyptian Clothing… <ul><li>Main piece of clothing: Tunic </li></ul><ul><li>What is it? </li></ul><ul><li>Long t-shirt </li></ul>
  11. 13. The Tunic… <ul><li>Men wore it down to their Knees </li></ul><ul><li>Women wore it down to their ankles </li></ul>
  12. 14. More Clothing…. <ul><li>Footwear : Barefoot or Sandals </li></ul><ul><li>Men working outside : short skirts </li></ul><ul><li>Main Jewelry : Rings, necklace, earrings </li></ul><ul><li>Workers Clothing : loin cloth or naked </li></ul><ul><li>Wealthy Clothing : Long Robes </li></ul><ul><li>Priests : Leopard robe </li></ul>
  13. 15. Appearance of Ancient Egyptians…. <ul><li>Men AND women BOTH: </li></ul>
  14. 16. Appearance Continued… <ul><li>ONLY Men: No Face Hair </li></ul><ul><li>ONLY Women: Hair down to Shoulders </li></ul><ul><li>ONLY Women: </li></ul><ul><li>Scented Fat on </li></ul><ul><li>head… </li></ul><ul><li>Why? </li></ul>

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