Ancient Egyptian Government

Learn About The Ancient Egyptian Government

The Pharaoh

The Pharaoh was the head of government and also the king. They believed the Pharaoh was the son of Ra, The sun god.

The Vizier

The Vizier was the pharaoh's right hand man. The Vizier got reports from every top official every day and updated the Pharaoh.

Other government officials

Other things about the government

The Pharaoh owned everything. He owned your home or your jewelry or your food or anything else. The Pharaoh literally owned everything you owned.

Each pharaoh had an army, a police force, and a huge number of ministers and government officials to help him rule the country.