Ancient Egyptian Soldiers Facts

Egyptian Soldiers in Battle
Egyptian Soldiers

Introduction - Ancient Egyptian Soldiers

Early in its history ancient Egypt did not have a regular standing army of trained professional soldiers, if needed the Pharaoh would call upon regular citizens to defend the civilization. Over time the need for a regular army, with full-time well trained soldiers was recognized. This became especially apparent when the Hyksos people invaded and conquered Lower Egypt. On this page is a list of interesting facts about ancient Egyptian soldiers written for kids and adults. Information on this page includes where they lived, what weapons they used, and how they were trained.

Interesting Ancient Egyptian Soldiers Facts