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Egypt's pharaohs have left an impressive legacy of stone architecture, monumental inscriptions and religious art, allowing us to reconstruct their achievements with a fair degree of certainty. But what was daily life like for the ordinary Egyptian? Here, Egyptologist Joyce Tyldesley shares 10 lesser-known facts.
How should you dress? A few of my suggestions on what to wear in Egypt follow. Packing for my trip to Egypt required a bit of forethought and organization for a few reasons. Firstly, and perhaps most obviously, women are expected to dress more conservatively in Egypt than in the Western world.
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For women, a dress is not what you wear, but how you wear it and why you wear it. Jumia Egypt stocks an array of designer clothes and dresses for women that come in variety of shapes, sizes and colors. Choose from solid colors including black, red dressesgrey and shades of blue.
Egyptians used as much of the natural resources from their area as they could. Early on they discovered the strength of flax plant for making linen cloth. Each flax plant takes about days to grow from seeds.
What you wear in Egypt defines you in the eyes of Egyptians maybe more than it does anywhere in the world. Instant conclusions are drawn as to whether you are rich, poor, good modest or bad promiscuous. Top of my list is the Mission Enduracool Cooling Performance Hat which looks like a regular sports cap.
Cairo's fashion scene is filled with talent, from designers to elaborate multidisciplinary projects. Here are 15 fashion brands that you might not have heard about yet A decade ago, the fashion scene in Egypt may have been fledging but now it seems we're on our way to a full blown fashion industry.
There are old socks, and then there are old socks. This stripy sock, discarded around the 3rd or 4th century, falls into the latter category. Fished out of a landfill during the excavation of the Egyptian city of Antinooupolis led by English papyrologist John de Monins Johnson on behalf the Egypt Exploration Fund, the sock ended up in the collections of the British Museum in London.