Egyptian Life

Daily life in ancient Egypt revolved around the Nile and the fertile land along its banks. The yearly flooding of the Nile enriched the soil and brought good harvests and wealth to the land.

Making mudbricksThe people of ancient Egypt built mudbrick homes in villages and in the country. They grew some of their own food and traded in the villages for the food and goods they could not produce.

Cows grazing on the banks of the Nile Most ancient Egyptians worked as field hands, farmers, craftsmen and scribes. A small group of people were nobles. Together, these different groups of people made up the population of ancient Egypt.

Story

Learn about a day in the life of two ancient Egyptian families.

Explore

Experience the world of an ancient Egyptian nobleman

 
Challenge

Play Senet, a popular ancient Egyptian game


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