What class did artisans and scribes belong to in ancient Egypt?
artisans and scribes belonged to the upper middle-class in ancient Egypt.
There were different classes of people in ancient Egypt. At the top of the pyramid was the ruler of the city-state, under that was the government people working for them, under that was the scribes, under that was the artisans, and under that was the farmers. So it goes: Rulers Government officials Scribes Artisans Farmers Sixth grade social studies. :)
The scribes in Ancient Egypt were in the middle class. They would have lived in small but not tiny houses. Houses in Ancient Egypt were made of mudbricks. The houses of scribes were no exception. A scribe would probably have had a servant. Scribes were generally quite well paid, but his pay would have depended on whether he was sucessful and who he worked for.
Scribes in ancient Egypt have the same role as scribes during the Dynasties of China, or Mayan scribes. Many people in ancient civilizations where illiterate, and so had to employ a scribe to write. Rulers would sometimes dictate documents to their scribe, who would write it down as an official letter.