The ancient Egyptians were fascinating
people, and thanks to the movies, are often misunderstood. The
ancient Egyptians were not in love with death, but with life! They
enjoyed their life to the fullest. They worked very hard, but saved
time to enjoy family, friends, music, parties, swimming, fishing,
hunting, sailing, and especially their children, all of which were
very important to the ancient Egyptians.
In ancient Egypt, children were the
heart of the family. If a couple could not have a child, they adopted
Children were taught to be kind and
honest, to respect their parents, to help with the family business,
and to care for the elder members of their family.
It was important that children learn to
be caring. The ancient Egyptians believed in "ma'at" - order
and justice. They spent a lifetime trying to be fair and just at all
The ancient Egyptians believed that you could only reach your
afterlife if your heart was light. The only way your heart would be
light is if you had spent a lifetime being kind and honest.
everyone, from the pharaoh on down, who made a mistake or lost their
temper made up for it by doing good deeds to balance the scale.
We think you'll be truly amazed at
what you will discover about those creative, clever, curious, hard
working, life-loving, game-creating, light-hearted people - the
ancient Egyptians. We think you'll like them!
Daily Life (sptimes)
Life (story and game)
in Ancient Egypt
Life in Ancient Egypt (original story by Kathryn)
Day in the Life of ...
in Ancient Egypt
Egypt - Egyptian Magic (Thinkquest)
of Life in Ancient Egypt
in the attic? (Come on in!)
- The Magic Lesson
Egypt Thinkquest Sites