Sex in ancient egypt rhythm of Egyptian life was the rhythm of the Nile until a few years ago, when the Aswan dam was erected. Even today one can find the ancient shadoof, oxen pulling ploughs and houses made of mud bricks.
The gods are gone, so are the pharaohs, the language and the writing. The cities look European in a ramshackle sort of way, transportation is partly 20th century, there’s some industry, and radio and television are everywhere. But villages in the farther off corners of the country must still look very much like those of thousands of years ago. I mostly chose topics not widely dealt with on the web. For the time being I do not include anything about pyramids or royal tombs for instance, as plenty of material can be found on these subjects.
Descriptions generally refer to the period of the New Kingdom. I’ve tried to be as accurate as possible. Should you find facts which are incorrect, please let me know. Building in ancient Egypt: Planning, ceremonies, materials, tools. Walls and ramparts: Private dwellings, palaces, city walls. Personal adornment: Jewellery, body painting, tattoos. The economy: Population, sources of wealth, duties imposed and beneficiaries of the system.