Asked in Ancient Egypt
What was the role of a pharaoh in ancient Egypt yo?
September 24, 2015 10:02PM
The Pharaoh's Earthly responsibilities o Direct the civil
administration o Command and control the army o Protect the people
and keep peace and order o Make all laws, and sometimes make
decisions in in the courts o Order tax collection o Manage
building, mining, trade and irrigation The Pharaoh's Divine
responsibilities o Act as chief priest o Keep the gods happy so the
Nile flooded every year o Appoint priests o Oversee religious
ceremonies and festivals o Build temples to honour the gods Perform
Being the 'High Priest of Every Temple', pharaoh represented the gods on Earth. He performed the rituals and built temples to honor the gods.