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Transcript of the egyptians
figs Shelter The ancient Egyptians built homes of sun-dried bricks, made of mud and straw.
Their homes were huge. Homes had flat roofs. People often sat outside on their roofs in the evening to watch the sunset and catch the evening breeze.
Clothing Egypt is a hot country and so people wore lightweight clothes which kept the cool.
Ancient Egyptian clothes covered most of their skin and were made from plant fibers such as linen. Most young children went around completely naked. When they were six years old they began to wear clothes that would protect them from the intense dry heat. Men of the working classes wore a loincloth or short kilt and sometimes a type of shirt. Women wore straight dresses with one or two shoulder straps Food & Water Water:
The Nile River Personal security
Health and well-being Level 2: Safety and Security Personal security Financial security Health and well-being Level 3: Love and Belonging Friendship
A Place to Belong
How do people in a civilization spend their “down time”? Friendship, Family and
A Place to Belong Religion How do people in a civilization spend their “down time”? Level 4: Self Esteem and Self Worth Sense of Contribution to society
Profession/ what jobs do people do?
Hobbies Religion guided every aspect of Egyptian life. Beliefs and faith were very important to them.
Egyptian religion was based on the worship of many gods.
The Egyptians had as many as 2000 gods and goddesses.
Not everyone in Egypt recognized or worshiped all of the gods and goddesses.
Often gods and goddesses were represented as part human and part animal. They considered animals such as the bull, the cat, and the crocodile to be holy. Their two chief gods were Amon-Ra and Osiris. Hunting
Various Ball Games
Played Board Games Level 5: Self Actualization Creativity
Higher Education Creativity The End Soldiers - Becoming a soldier was an opportunity for a person to rise in society. Most of the soldiers were footmen. There was a well defined hierarchy in the Egyptian army. In peacetime, soldiers would help with government projects such as moving stone for a pyramid or digging a canal.
Profession/ what jobs do people do? Bakers, Scribes, Priests, Farmers, Artists, Stone carvers, Fishermen, Clothing Makers, Fabric Dyers, Astronomers, Animal Herders, Beer and Wine Makers, Boat builders, Merchants, Burial personnel, Architects, Doctors, Weapon Makers, Miners, Paper makers, Glass makers, Quarry workers, Furniture makers, Wig makers, Soldiers, Jewelers. Arts and crafts in ancient Egypt is not like arts and crafts as we think today.
In ancient Egypt, all arts and crafts were designed served one purpose: the Pharaoh.
Art was also for informational and communication purposes. Egyptian art told stories of every day life. Ancient Egypt Hierarchy of Needs Children Men Women Safety People's rights were taken very seriously in Egypt.
Rights of property and personal safety were followed very strictly.
There were police officers in ancient Egypt to help ensure the safety of citizens. Higher levels of thinking were usually things accepted for men of higher class to do.
Men of higher class were sometimes sent to "Wisdom School" were they learned how to be doctors and scribes and things of that nature. Higher Education