Egyptian Economy By Megan Chorniak Allison Clarke Patrick

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Egyptian Economy By Megan Chorniak Allison Clarke Patrick Dubreuil

Egyptian Economy By Megan Chorniak Allison Clarke Patrick Dubreuil

Economy The Egyptians traded educated and farmed Trade started about 4 th century Traded

Economy The Egyptians traded educated and farmed Trade started about 4 th century Traded from the Mediterranean Sea, Aegean Sea, and the Red sea They did not have coin money Paid in grain and Bartered for goods No fixed prices

Tax Ancient Egypt was considered by some to have been the most heavily taxed

Tax Ancient Egypt was considered by some to have been the most heavily taxed nation Collapsed under the weight of the levies imposed on the populace The state relied on revenues in the forms of labour and taxes paid in kind Grain was the most important Stored with relative ease and was vital in years of bad harvests

Jobs included government soldiers, scribes, Doctors, merchants, dancers, fishermen, hunters, bakers, carpenters, coffinmakers, spinners,

Jobs included government soldiers, scribes, Doctors, merchants, dancers, fishermen, hunters, bakers, carpenters, coffinmakers, spinners, weavers, jewellers, pyramid builders, artist and farmers Most were farmers The pharaohs were the controller of jobs Boys started to learn their father’s occupation at the age of 14

Goods Imported: Sliver, Iron, Cedar Logs, Horses, Copper, Cattle, Leopard Skin and spices Exported:

Goods Imported: Sliver, Iron, Cedar Logs, Horses, Copper, Cattle, Leopard Skin and spices Exported: Gold, Minerals, Wheat, Barley and Papyrus Sheets

Farming One of the first group of people to start farming Around 10, 000

Farming One of the first group of people to start farming Around 10, 000 BCE First used a stick to dig the hole But because of the type of soil the started to use animal-drawn plows around 3000 BCE Farmed wheat, barley, lettuce, beans, onions, figs, dates, grapes, melons and cucumbers

Fishing was mostly done on the Nile Most of the fish was eaten and

Fishing was mostly done on the Nile Most of the fish was eaten and not traded Hunting was a leisure activity to the rich But help the poorest survive

Bibliography Astra Corporation. Work and Trade. 2006. <http: //www. egyptologyonline. com/Work%20&%20 Trade. htm>. Dollinger,

Bibliography Astra Corporation. Work and Trade. 2006. . Dollinger, Andre. The Ancient Egyptian Economy. Dec. 2003. . Dr. Carr, Karen. Domestic Trade. Dec. 2003. . Dr. Carr, Karen. Egyptian Economy. Dec. 2003. . Dr. Carr, Karen. Egyptian Farming. 27 Oct. 2005. . Kjeilen, Tore. Ancient Egypt. 2006. . Kinnaer, Jacques. The Ancient Egyptian Site. 7 Oct. 2006. . Msn Encarta. Ancient Egypt. 2006. . Newman, Garfield. "Egypt and Israel. " Echoes from the Past. Ed. Crystal Shortt. Toronto: Mc. Graw Hill Ryerson Ltd, 2001. Pg 61 -63. River School. Ancient Egyptian Economy. 2006. . The British Museum. Trades. 2006. .