Gov't. Officials
Priests
Scribes
Artisans
Peasants

100

This offical was the chief judge and supervised other officials
What is the vizier?

100

This official was considered the higest-ranked priest of all.
Who was the pharaoh?

100

Scribes worked for these groups
What are government officials, nobles, and priests?

100

These artisans were considered the most skilled artisans because of their work in making statues, engravings, tombs & monuments
What are stone carvers?

100

These 3 seasons are what peasants' lives revolved around
What are the flooding season, the planting season, and the harvest season?

200

This official's job main duty was to collect taxes
Who is the chief treasurer?

200

This official advised the pharaoh and oversaw all religious ceremonies
Who is the High Priest?

200

Most students at scribe school came from these classes
What are the artisan or merchant classes?

200

Workers in the artisan class included people skilled in these crafts (name at least 5)
What are carpenters, jewelers, leatherworkers, metalworkers, weavers, painters, potters & sculptors

200

Besides their farming duties, peasants often had to do this as well
What is working on royal projects such as building pyramids & temples?

300

This government official advised the pharaoh in matters of war, national security, and helped the pharaoh in making alliances with other kingdoms.
Who is the general of the armies?

300

This priest's main job was to take care of the temple god
What is the temple priest?

300

Scribes usually began school around this age
What is five years of age?

300

Artisans were not recognized for their skill and creativity by these classes
What are the upper classes?

300

These foods were typical of peasants' diets (name at least 4)
What are onions, cucumbers, fish, homemade bread, peas, lentils, water and beer?

400

These kinds of food were often eaten at lavish banquets: (name at least 5 kinds)
What are geese, ducks, pigeons, quail, antelope, wild sheep, goats; figs, dates, grapes, coconuts; bread, cakes, honey, beer and wine

400

Shaving of the head & body hair, frequent bathing, wearing linen clothing, avoiding certain foods and animal products were a part of this process for priests
What is purification

400

Scribe school took about this many years to complete because of the large number of hieroglyphs (700) that they had to memorize?
What is 12 years?

400

These working conditions were typical for artisans
What is working side by side in large workshops and working 10 days at a stretch?

400

Peasants were allowed to do this at the end of the harvest season
What is gather up leftover grain to keep for food?

500

These types of entertainment were regular features of banquets
What is entertainment by musicians, dancers & acrobats?

500

Priests oversaw this important process to prepare the dead for the afterlife
What is embalming?

500

Scribes performed these varied duties as part of their jobs (name at least 3)
What are recording census results, calculating & collecting taxes, keeping track of the army's soldiers, recording court cases & enforcing laws

500

Artisans often went hungry because of this
What is being dependent upon their employers for food?

500

Peasants could be punished or brutally beaten for these reasons
What are a poor harvests and not being able to pay taxes?