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Although slaves in ancient Egypt worked very hard and were at the disposal of their masters, ancient manuscripts and relics suggest that their lives were comparatively better than those of slaves in other cultures. In fa... More »

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In ancient Egypt, green, or wadj, represented new life, fertility and green vegetation. Red, or desher, also represented life, but it focused more on mature life, blood and action. Black was sometimes associated with new... More »

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Public education in ancient Egypt was very limited. Boys from wealthy families could attend school to learn how to become a scribe or doctor, but girls and lower-class boys were denied this opportunity. More »

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Public education in ancient Egypt was very limited. Boys from wealthy families could attend school to learn how to become a scribe or doctor, but girls and lower-class boys were denied this opportunity. 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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Khufu ruled ancient Egypt for about 24 years. This Forth-Dynasty pharaoh lived from 2589 to 2566 B.C. and is known as the builder of the Great Pyramid of Giza. More »

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The roles of men in ancient Egypt were to inherit their fathers' job, help provide for their families and take care of their parents in old age. Traditional gender roles were not typical of ancient Egyptian culture. Male... More »

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