Presentation on theme: "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."— Presentation transcript:
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 http://www.ancient-egypt-online.com/ancient- egypt-fashion.html