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Egypt-Social Pyramid

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nobles Job was to make sure that taxes were collected and to supervise the preparation of the king's tomb.
priests Because the pharaoh could not perform ceremonies at all the temples throughout Egypt, he appointed them to carry out the sacred rituals at each temple. They enjoyed great power and wealth in Egyptian society.
soldiers Well organized and included infantry and chariot troops. The infantry, or foot soldiers, carried spears, shields, and battle axes. The chariot troops were archers and shot arrows from the platform of the chariot. During peacetime,they worked on government
scribes Highly valued members of Egyptian society. They studied for many years to learn to read and write. Had great opportunities as accountants, priests, doctors, and government officials of all sorts.
merchants Carried products such as gold, papyrus made into writing paper or twisted into rope, linen cloth, and jewelry to other countries. In exchange, they brought back cedar and ebony wood, elephant tusks, panther skins, etc.
artisans Employed by the pharaoh, the government, or temples. Worked in large workshops rather than in individual studios. Carpentry, metalwork, jewelry making, pottery, sculpture, wall painting, glass making, and weaving are some of the crafts they practiced.
farmers Worked lands belonging to the pharaoh, the government, a temple, or a rich landowner. Their pay barely covered their living expenses. In addition to plowing, planting, and harvesting, they maintained the irrigation canals that brought water to their fiel
slaves and servants Lowest class of Egyptian society, these workers were often foreigners. They worked in the household or in the fields. They could be bought and sold like property.
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