Ancient Egyptian House Facts

Ancient Egyptian Houses
Ancient Egyptian Houses

Introduction - Ancient Egyptian Houses

Plain, simple and overcrowded is an accurate description of ancient Egyptian homes. Average homes consisted of four areas where each room in the house had a specific function, which is discussed below. As expected, those who were wealthy had much larger homes than those who were poor. What materials were used to make a home also depended on a person's class. When you read the interesting facts and information below, you'll discover how peasant's homes differed from nobles and wealthy people's homes. You will also learn why furniture was not plentiful in ancient Egyptian homes. The easy to read layout makes the information kid-friendly, but an interesting read for adults as well.

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Ancient Egyptian Typical House Layout

Ancient Egyptian Peasant Houses

Ancient Egyptian Houses of the Nobles and Wealthy