"Today we are collecting some papyrus to write on the reed bushes to dipped the ink in. Us scribes we make ink by grinding brightly coloured minirals into powder, we mix the powder into liquid so it is easy to apply the ink. we collect the papyrus and reed near the Nile River."
Hello my name is Jabari, and i am 34 years old. My job is a scribe.
"we are treated nicely as we are lucky to have an education only 1 out of 100 Ancient eyptians have education we went to school for 12 years and now we are scribes."
"These are my friends called Bast and Hemede we are keeping records of amounts of soldiers in the army, numbers of workers and amount of gifts given to the gods and phaorahs."
"Usually boys are scribes but girls are too! However It's really rare. My father was a scribe so i was born into it the job."
"I write down magical spells on temple walls for the future people in Egypt to see. we also crave spells on the phaorahs tombs to get them to the afterlife."
"Scribes get payed by grain, beer, meat and cloth. "
"Second job of the day, we are keeping records of food havesting time. Havesting time was between April and June depending on the weather."
"Third and last of Job of the day writing a letter to the fellow villages using the hieroglyphic language it is a complex language but it is beautiful. The day is finished now! time for my fresh fish from the Nile River and some onion! "
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