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Ancient Egyptian Artisans

Artisans were the skilled of this time period that made beautiful pieces of art even though they don't get a lot respect

Stacy Glottolestoop

on 24 October 2012

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Ancient Egyptian Artisans
By Stasi Heau My Social Studies Project The Ancient Egyptian Artisans You just had the most imponderable joy of watching my presentation! By Stasi Heau They ate food seldom because they didn't eat when there was a shortage and they were not respected as some other families.

When they did eat they ate bread, old meat, and tiny fish most of the time.

They ate flat bread with every meal. What did they eat? These are all the jobs an artisan could have:
Carpenters (made furniture)(Men)
Jewelers (made jewelry)(Men)
Painters (portrayed scenes of everyday life)(Both)
Potters(Made pottery)(Both)(Women:Home) (Men:Sold Pottery/ The Nice ones that you sell)
Stone carvers(Men)
Weavers(wove fabric and made clothing) (Women) What were the responsibilities of the Ancient Egyptian Artisans family members? Did Children have to help around? Were Egyptian Families close to each other? Yes. There was a lot that children could help with. They could help with carrying the dirty paints or paint brushes, put stuff away, and clean up afterwords. Weddings- A male going through adolescence seek out for a mate by this time in his life.

Births- They would test the woman to see if she was pregnant and then to see what gender the baby was.

Deaths- the poor did not have enough money for a professional ritual so the mummy was poorly wrapped and was placed in an un-fancy coffin.
What were the norms and practices around weddings, births, and deaths? What was the ancient Egyptian attitude toward aging and the elderly? The elderly was a very important aspect in the family and was the oldest so they gave the best advise. The elders arbitrate disagreements, even those between husbands and wives, and give opinions that range from farming techniques to religious obligations. Yes, the families were very close together. Partiality in the married couples who continued the generations and in the family elder who gave all the advise. The ancient Egyptian Artisans did believe in fate of a sort. They believed if you did something good you will have good fate. If you did something bad, you would have a bad fate in your future. Did they Ancient Egyptian Artisans believe in luck and/or fate?
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