Daily life in Egypt
Updated: 1/11/2021
Daily life in Egypt

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  • Scribes
  • Come here I saw you sleeping during class!!
  • Priests
  • Fresh fish! Fresh fish for sale!!!
  • I will not eat that unclean food, from a low class
  • Peasant
  • UGH, I have to work ALL week, and I "slacked off" so I get NO PAY
  • I also have to work for the next MONTH with only half the pay!!
  • In scribe school, the schoolmasters were harsh and often treated their students harshly. To become a scribe most boys had to be in school for about 12 years or more.
  • Women were allowed to be priestesses in Egypt. Their main duty was to oversee temples that were devoted to dancing and music. Every temple was home to an Egyptian god or gods. A temple priest’s job was to take care of that god.
  • Egyptian society depended on their work, peasants grew the crops, that supplied everyone with food. Peasants made up the lowest and largest class in Egypt.