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lesson 9

lesson 9 unit 2

introduction this chapter is going to be about egypts social pyramid then the work and daily life of egyptiands society
ancient egypts social pyramid egyptians society was structured like a pyramid
egypts social classes egypts social classes of a pyramid is first, the pharaohs,second the government officials, third the priests, fourth the scribes, fifth, the artisiian, and last were the peasants
life in egypts social classes men and women had different tules in their family. the men were the heads of their family and the women were raising their childeren
government officials government officials usually came from the pharaohs family or other upper-class families
important government officials three important government officials were the vizer,the chief treasure, and the general of the armies
vizer a high-ranking government official
lives of luxury high government officials led lives of luxury. most were nobles who had great wealth, fine homes, and plenty of time to socialize
priests priests were powerful and highly respected in egyptian society like government officials
the duties of preists the duties of priests were to handle common concerns and requests
the priests' role in burial practices the priests role in burial practices were taking the brain out with a hook through the persons nostril and only having the heart in the body
embalmong to treat a dead body with preservatives to prevent it from decaying
sarcophagus a large stone coffin
scribes only men wer allowed to be scribes and they worked for the government and otheres worked for priests
scrobe schools boys who wanted to become scribes had to go to a scribe school that were run by priests and had very hard lives if they attended the school
hieroglyph a symbol used in hierogylyphics,a system of writing doveloped in about 3000bce
the work of the scribes the work of the scrobes were to carry their tools wherever they traveled and to carry rolls of papyrus
census an official count of the population or number of people living in an area
artisans artisans were the ones who created beautifuul art objects in the ancient world
types of artisans types of artisans were carpenters,jewelers, leatherworkers,metalworkers,painters, potters, sculptures, and weavers
the daily life and work of artisans artisans worked for 10 days and counted on their emplyies on food but if they are short on food then they just go hungry
peasants when peasants arnt working in the fields they helped build pyramids.they were generally considered unskilled laborers
the three seasons of the nile peasant life revolved around the nile river and its three seasons which are the flooding season,the planting season,and the harvest season
the daily life of peasants peasants called onians,fish,homemade bread, and water or beer a meal.in times of famine, they often had to boil tough papyrus plants for food
chapter summery this chapter was about the social pyramid and the next chapter is going to be about south along the nile and explore the civilization of kush
Created by: alikat