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.

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Interesting Ancient Egyptian Soldiers Facts