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In the ancient Egypt, men wore tunics made of linen that resembled long T-shirts reaching to the knees. However, men who worked outside had a different attire. Instead of the tunics, they wore short skirts that were made... More »

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Ancient Egyptian farmers wore loin cloths made of linen, crafted from softened and beaten flax fibers that were spun into thread. Sandals were only worn for special occasions or when feet needed protection. The poor used... More »

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The cataracts of Egypt are areas of a river, specifically the Nile, characterized by extreme shallowness and other obstacles that made them difficult to navigate for ancient Egyptians. Many smaller cataracts come and go ... More »

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