Fashion of Ancient Egypt Web Quest Egypt
Remember! • You are on a research mission. The University or Museum you work for is sending you on a all expense paid sabbatical to Egypt. • You will research various areas of Egypt history, geography, and more! • Remember to keep adding to your journal as you travel. Once you complete each mission, you will receive a stamp in your passport.
Introduction to Fashion • The climate in Egypt is hot and humid. • This influenced the fashion and lifestyle. • The sole purpose of fashion was to keep comfortable and cool. • It was made of materials known for their cool feeling. • Jewelry was very common and part of social status structures. • Footwear was uncommon. • Hairstyles were kept short. Young girls wore pigtails and boys shaved their heads. Wigs were common during the time to derive protection from the sun and decoration.
Task - http://www.egyptartsite.com/fashion.html Research the page above and answer the following questions: 1) The fashion of Royalty 2) The fashion of Nobility 3) The fashion of Priesthood 4) The fashion of Soldiers 5) The fashion of Workers - Please describe the fashion, draw pictures or print pictures to use in your journal.
Task • 6) What type of jewelry was worn? • 7) What was the clothing made of? • 8) What type of shoes did people wear?
Process • http://www.egyptartsite.com/fashion.html • http://www.ancient-egypt-online.com/ancient-egypt-fashion.html