Ancient Egypt By: Guy. Banks
Ancient Egypt �Ancient Egypt is located on the continent of Africa. �The climate is very dry. �Egyptian clothing was usually made from white linen. �Ancient Egyptians did not use silverware, they ate with their hands. �Houses in Ancient Egypt were made out of mud bricks.
Map Of Egypt
Egyptians are known for…. �Building Pyramids The first pyramid called The Step Pyramid was built around 2600 BC �Mummification During this process animal heads were put over the human heads �Hieroglyphic writing
Ancient Egypt Hieroglyphics Mud Houses
Ancient Egyptian Education �There were a limited number of schools. �Only the royalty and wealthy attended these schools, or those whose careers would be a scribe or a priest. �These schools were only attended by boys. The ordinary people were educated at home. �Girls were taught in the home by their mothers.
Pharaohs �Pharaohs were at the highest level in the social structure. �The pharaoh was the political, religious, and economic leader of the Egyptians. �Menes was the first pharaoh and first king of unified Egypt.
The Rich Vs. The Poor � The rich Egyptians wore wigs, while the other classes would wear their hair long or in pigtails. � The homes of the wealthy were made of double-thick walls that increased the security of the house. The homes of the poor were only one brick thick. � Those who were wealthy had a large variety of foods, while those who were poor had a very basic menu.
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