A statue depicting the activities of the small people of Ancient Egypt.
Most of the ancient Egyptians worked as farmers.
Their dwellings are made of clay designed to keep the air cool during the day.
Each house has a kitchen with an open roof.
In the kitchen there is usually a millstone for grinding flour and a small oven for making bread.
The walls were painted white and some were also covered with ornate linens.
The floor is covered with reed mats furnished with furniture for sitting and sleeping.
The ancient Egyptians valued appearance and cleanliness.
Most bathed in the Nile and used a soap made from animal fat and chalk.
Men shave to keep their skin clean, use fragrances and ointments to scent and refresh skin.
The clothes were made in simple linen that was dyed white, both women and men in the more elite classes used wigs, jewelry and cosmetics.
Children do not wear clothes until they are considered adults, at about 12 years of age, and at this age, men are circumcised and shaved.
The mother is responsible for looking after the child, while the father is in charge of earning a living.
Music and dance became the most popular entertainment for those who could afford to see it.
The instruments used included the flute and the harp, as well as instruments that were similar to trumpets.
During the New Kingdom, the Egyptians played bells, cymbals, tambourines, and drums and imported harps and lira from Asia.
They also use the systrum, a musical instrument commonly used in religious ceremonies.
The ancient Egyptians knew various kinds of entertainment, games and music, one of which was Senet, a board game in which the pieces were moved in random order.
Besides that they also know mehen. Juggling and games using the ball are also often played by children,
also a wrestling game as depicted in Beni Hasan’s grave.
The wealthy people of Ancient Egypt were also fond of hunting and sailing for entertainment.
Ancient Egyptian civilization flourished for about three and a half centuries.
Starting with the initial unification of groups that existed in the Nile Valley around 3150 BC,
this civilization is traditionally thought to have ended in about 31 BC,
when the early Roman Empire conquered and absorbed Ptolemy’s territory as part of a Roman province.
Although this was not the first foreign occupation of Egypt,
the period of Roman rule brought about a gradual political and religious change in the Nile Valley,
which effectively marked the end of the development of Egypt’s independent civilization. Along the Nile,
In the 10th millennium BC, the culture of curing ore using the earliest type of sickle eye has been replaced by the culture of the hunter population,
hookers, and hunter-gatherers who used stone tools. Evidence also shows the presence of humans in southwestern Egypt,
near the Sudanese border, before 8000 BC. The exchange of weather and / or moreover the ragut around 8000 BC began drying out the ragut fields in Egypt,
which eventually led to the formation of the Sahara (2500 BC),
and the early tribes were automatically motivated to move to the Nile where they developed the local agricultural economy.
There is evidence of growing and planting of ore in Eastern Sahara in the 7th millennium BC.
So that 6000 BC the inhabitants of ancient Egypt in the southwest corner of Egypt had herd bulls and built large buildings.
Mortar in building construction was used by about 4000 BC.
The predynastic age of Egypt continued throughout this period,
previously held by various Naqada cultures. scholars however originate the Egyptian Predynastic earlier,
in the Lower Paleolithic (see Predynastic Egypt). In essence, Egyptian culture developed since 3000 BC,
which we already know is in the Nile Valley, which is the longest river in the world.
One of the results of ancient Egyptian culture that we know a lot about, among others:
Pyramid, which is a building made of stone arranged in a cone shape which serves to store mummies.
Mummi is the preserved corpse of the kings of Ancient Egypt.
Obelisk, are the monuments towering into the sky, as a place of worship.
Sphinx, is a statue of mythological animals with the body of a lion and a human face.
Hieroglyph, is a letter in the form of a picture carved on stone. This hieroglyph forms the basis of the alphabet we now use.
Research on the Hieroglyph letters was first carried out by Heredotus in the 6th century BC, but was unsuccessful; reveal the contents of the article.
The Roseta Stone is an inscribed stone found on the banks of the Roseta River. In this stone there are Hieroglyp inscriptions and ancient Greek writings.