They thought that rings and amulets could keep away evil sprits and prevent injury. Both men and women wore pierced earrings, armlets, bracelets, and anklets. Wealthy people wore jewelled or beaded collars, necklaces, and pendants of precious stone and metals. P.S. did you notice that black stuff Egyptian portraits have on their eyes? Well, they are called kohl and it also help Egyptians help fight eye infections and reduced the glare of the brilliant sun of Egypt.
Their most basic garments were made of undyed flax cloth. Some may have had linen. Most male slaves wore a short linen kilt whilst their female counterparts a skirt extending … (MORE)
Men wore a wrap-round skirt called a schenti which was tied at the waist using a belt. Egyptian women wore full length tubular dresses with shoulder straps known as a kalasiri… (MORE)
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There were two reason that Egyptians wore amuletes. The first is for just looking good, and rich. The other reason is religon. They believed that if they had a Scarab with the… (MORE)
They thought that they would live in an after life so they buried their jewellery with them so that they could have it in the after life.