What was the life expectancy in ancient Egypt?

Answer The life expectancy in ancient Egypt was low. In general, it averaged 40 years. However, when broken down by gender, life expectancy for men averaged 33 years, while life expectancy for women avera... Read More »

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What color was the color of life in ancient Egypt?

Red was the color of life in ancient Egypt. It also represented victory, power, anger and fire. In ancient Egyptian art, red pigment--made from oxidized iron or red ocher--was used to color the sun... Read More »

When did ancient Egypt end?

The final centuries of ancient Egyptian civilization saw several foreign rulers, including the Persians and the Macedonians. Then, the Roman Empire annexed Egypt in 30 A.D., permanently ending inde... Read More »

Where was ancient Egypt?

The pyramids and other archaeological ruins of ancient Egypt lie within the borders of the modern day nation of Egypt in the northeastern corner of Africa. Ancient Egyptian civilization developed ... Read More »

Who used hieroglyphics in ancient Egypt?

In ancient Egypt, scribes used hieroglyphics to write formal inscriptions on holy monuments such as tombs and temples. There were so many scribes in Egypt that an entire level of bureaucracy formed... Read More »