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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 Daily life Clothes Ordinary: Men wore tunics and sometimes lionclothesAnd kilts. Women usually wore sleeveless dresses always at ankle level. Rich: in addition to the clothing the ordinary wore rich Egyptians, sometimes women wore fancy dresses decorated with beads Ned feathers. They also wore jewelry to dress up clothing and also wore pleated clothing. Food Ordinary: The ordinary usually ate fresh bread, vegetables including onions and green vegetables. Fish was a popular food among the ordinary, So was beer. Rich: The rich ate fresh bread, red meat, vegetables and dates. they drank milk, they had wild birds for eggs. Houses Houses were made out of dried mud brick. Ordinary: Ordinary houses often had a small court yard out in front of it with a low mud brick wall surrounding it. Families often ate in the courtyard. Sometimes the courtyard would would have a small pool of water in it Rich: Had larger homes and larger court yards. The courtyards had larger pools and even a garden! The houses had a different number of rooms depending on how rich they were . Usually the rooms on the first floor were to greet and entertain people. Children Children were cherished but still had to behave. Boys were believed to be troublemakers so they had to be raised in a strict way. Girls still had to behave though too. While still growing up every kid got taught about the gods and taught to do good deeds so their hearts stay light. If couple couldn't have children the were highly encouraged to adopt. NO child had no household. Slaves Only some of the wealthy had slaves. When they did have slaves their weren't a lot of them because slaves were usually captured enemies and Egypt didn't go to battle enough. Anyway if they did have enough slaves Egyptians didn't really need them because they enjoyed doing work themselves. The slaves life was not full of negativity because the slaves owner treated them nicely because they did not want a heavy heart. Social classes There were 6 social classes in ancient Egypt. First was the pharoh and his family. Second was his Viziers. Viziers helped run the country and were the pharohs top people. The pharoh usually chose Viziers from his family. Next was priests and nobles. These jobs were only open to the super rich. The priests often performed rituals offering statues of gods, jewels, clothes and food to the gods. The nobles served the pharoh by looking after his treasure and preparing his told for burial. Third was the scribes. Scribes were the lucky few in Egypt to learn how to read and write. After After scribes were craftsmen. Craftsmen were a small important group of artists/craftmen, some craftsmen made pottery and clothes but the more skilled made beautiful objects for the rich. Lastly were the peasants. The jobs that were included in this class was farmers, unskilled laborers and the construction workers that built the pyramids.
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