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Ancient Egypt for Kids
Professions, 
Occupations, Jobs
 

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Scribes: Scribes, in ancient Egypt, were trained in scribe school. Most people who went to scribe school did not pass. Those you did were in high demand. People loved to write things down in ancient Egypt, which is lucky for us today because we can learn a great deal about this ancient culture from the writings they left. 

Artists: Another job you could earn was that of an artist. If you had talent, you could be an artist. 

Inherited Jobs: For the most part, whatever job your father had, you had. If he was a farmer, mostly probably, when you grew up, you would become a farmer. If he was a soldier, most probably, that was your future as well. In ancient Egypt, jobs were inherited. 


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