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Although women were expected to obey their fathers and husbands, they were equal to men in many ways. The entire civilization of Ancient Egypt was based on religion, and their beliefs were important to them. Outdoor cafe in Cairo, Egypt: Jackmalipan, Dreamstime. The much smaller number of craftmen similaly learned their crfts at their athers' sides. This dispersed pattern of settlement likely reflected the social exclusivity of the elite, who wished to avoid living in close proximity to their subjects; an exclusivity also reflected in the tendency of Egyptian kings to be buried separately even from their immediate families at various intervals in Egyptian history.

Pages: 190

Publisher: Cornell University Library (June 12, 2009)

ISBN: 1112026428

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