All about scribes

All about scribes

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  • All about scribes
  • As a scribe it takes years how to read and write hieroglyphics
  • Who is he talking to?
  • All about scribes
  • It could take a person four to five years to get through scribe school.
  • All about scribes
  • Who is this kid?
  • Scribes write down records and information for pharaohs.
  • It took as long as twelve years to train a scribe.
  • All about scribes
  • Did you know that anceint egyptians have four different 'h' sounds but we ony have one!
  • Sons of scribes were brought up in the same scribal traditions they were sent to school, and they inherited their fathers positions upon entering the civil service.
  • All about scribes
  • Scribes use a reed brush dipped into ink to write on the papyrus
  • Most scribes were usually men, but there is some evidence of female doctors.
  • Scribes used a kind of paper called papyrus that they wrote on, which is made from reeds known as a papyrus plant.
  • All about scribes
  • A scribes job included writing letters for villagers who could not write.
  • Scribes were under the priests on the hierarchy pyramid
  • When you read hieroglyphics you read from left to right.
  • These women would be trained as scribes so that they could read medical text.
  • Wow, very fascinating 
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