Egypt Vacation Guide
Take a trip to Egypt
Welcome To Egypt
Ancient Egypt Innovations and Inventions
Egyptians take really good care of their appearance. Eyes were almond shape as a sense of fashion.with eyebrows and eyelids made up in blue, green, or a dark grey this colours were made by grinding the mineral galena and mixed with water. it was then stoned in jars and applied with sticks. lipstick was a red colour that was made up with ochre clay mixed with oil or fat. make-up were both used on men and women because it offered beauty and protection from dust, infection, and the glare from the sun and sand.
Men keep there hair short or shaved because it was easier to clean. They also wear wigs for special occasions, while women wear their wig hair shoulder length that is braided and with ornamend. sometimes they will dye it with henna to give it a lighter colour.
Egyptians are very smart when it comes to illness and how to treat them. They believed that sickness came from evil spirits that blocked channels in the body and affected the way the body functions. Also they thought the evil spirit would either go inside the body or sent poison inside you to make u sick. To cure the ill doctors would try to clean the insides out to get rid of the poison by giving u laxatives or bleeding you out. Another attempt was to recite spells, recommend magic potions or pray to the gods. Egyptians sometimes put amulets on people because they believed that would protect them from evil. Egyptian knew a lot about the body from preparing dead bodies for burial and butchering animals. This was important because it kept people alive and help them live longer, since they had basic knowledge on how to cure illness.
The Egyptians learned how to make a type of paper that was from papyrus that is a type of grassy reed that grows in the abundance along the bank of the Nile river. Scribes were the people who need this type of paper the most since they are the only people who know how to read and write hieroglyphics. They are the writers and recorder keeps of Egypt. This paper also help Egypt trading system since it was also exported to other countries. To make papyrus paper reeds were cut, peeled and sliced into strips. Then the strips were socked in water until they were flexible and pounded flat. The strips are then place side by side and overlapped a second set of strips are placed on top in opposite direction.The paper is the pressed to squeeze out the water. Finally heavy weight is placed on top and the paper is left to dry to be polished by rocks or stone.
The Great Pyramid of Giza
Arts and sports
Art was really import an for Egyptians because it was a way to makes sure people stayed remembered. Panting and sculptures in Egypt were ofter influenced by there religious beliefs. Art had long rules of strict formality. Egyptian artist would draw, paint etc with their faces in a profile in a side view and only one eye visible. Both arms and legs are shown with chest forward. People were represented as young and beautiful. Man in art were usually drawn darker then woman because that show that men were hard work since they worked a lot in the sun. Egyptians pantings are usually done in tombs and temples. They cover the walls with pantings and carved pictures about everyday life. Music was popular when it came to religious festivals. They played lively musical instruments like the harp, lutes, tambourines and flutes.
Egyptians were involved in many games, These games help the prepare for them for their roles in life. For example playing hockey and handball help them build team work. so sports that are played in Egypt gymnastic, wrestling, running, and swimming were sports that are of use of physical training. Other Sports such as rowing, javelin throwing, archery, other horseback riding sports skills are skills for battles or war.