Ancient Egyptian house

Ancient Egyptian house

An average Egyptian dwelling consisted of regularly arranged rooms.

History

Keywords

dwelling, Egypt, settlement, alley, Nile, Gift of the Nile, house, building structure, lifestyle, North Africa, settlement structure, agriculture, irrigation agriculture, desert, roof terrace, history of lifestyles, antiquity, history

Related items

Questions

  • Is it true that the majority of Egyptian houses were single story houses?
  • Is it true that rooms were not organized within the houses?

Scenes

Related items

Clothing in ancient Egypt

Inhabitants of ancient Egypt wore characteristic clothes and jewelry.

Ancient agriculture in the Nile Valley

Ancient Egypt was called the ‘gift of the Nile’, since the river played an important role in the rise of Egyptian civilization.

Ancient Egyptian deities

Ancient Egyptians worshiped a large number of gods and goddesses.

Ancient Egyptian sailboat

The river and marine sailboats of ancient Egypt were one-masted, oared boats

Ancient Greek house

The average house in Ancient Greece had a rectangular, geometrical floor plan and two stories.

Ancient Roman domus

Wealthy citizens in ancient Rome owned large houses with varied layouts of several rooms.

Chinese house

A traditional Chinese siheyuan is a building complex that surrounds a rectangular courtyard.

Egyptian Pharaoh and his wife (2nd millennium B.C.)

Egyptian Pharaohs were respected as gods, they were lords of life and death.

Egyptian Pyramids (Giza, 26th century B.C.)

The Giza Necropolis is the only one of the Ancient wonders still intact.

Neolithic settlements

As a result of the revolutionary advances in the Neolithic, settling human communities established the first lasting settlements.

Pyramid of Djoser (Saqqara, 27th century B.C.)

The step pyramid, built in the 27th century B.C., was the first pyramid in Egypt.

Rosetta Stone

The Rosetta Stone helped to solve the mystery of hieroglyphics.

Archimedes’ screw (3rd century B.C.)

The screw pump commonly attributed to Archimedes made irrigation much more effective

The city of Babylon (6th century B.C.)

The ancient city of Babylon was built on the banks of the Euphrates River in Mesopotamia.

The city of Ur (3rd millennium BC)

The ancient city located near the river Euphrates was an important Sumerian center.

Tutankhamun’s tomb (14th century BC)

One of the greatest archeological finds of the 20th century was the tomb of the Egyptian pharaoh.

Added to your cart.