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    One of the most striking differences between ancient Athenian women and ancient Egyptian women was the ability to hold positions of power. Egyptian women were monarchs and held other positions depending on their social status. (Capel 1996, 176) Women were allowed to participate in low ranking government jobs, especially during war when the men are off fighting and leaving behind their positions. However, these positions were not kept for long because the men upon return automatically earned their

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    Rights of Egyptian Women      Throughout written history, women have experienced status subservient to the men they lived with. Generally, most cultures known to modern historians followed a standard pattern of males assigned the role of protector and provider while women were assigned roles of domestic servitude. Scholars speculate endlessly at the cause: biology, religion, social custom. Nevertheless, the women were always subordinated to the men in their culture. Through

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    of what ancient Egyptian Women wore. All we can do is judge the hieroglyphics and paintings written on tombs and caves to give us a glimpse into what women wore during this time period. Based on the images and some material findings we can assume women of Egypt wore clothing that was practical for the type of daily life. It’s also fascinating how much is revealed about someone’s environment, social status, and artifacts by simply studying their clothing. Because Egyptian women lived in an environment

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    Egyptian Women

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    The progress of Egyptian women throughout history has been undeniably tied to race, class, and religion. Seen as the mothers and symbols of the nation Egyptian women were continuously altered by different political groups, such as colonists or nationalists, to suit their agendas (Baron, 2005). However, based on their race, class, and religious ties, Egyptian women were able to use their status as mothers of the nation in order to further their social equality. It is undeniable that progression of

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    Originating all the way back from 10,000 BCE is when the idea of makeup started coming about. This idea, very simple at first began with the men and women of Egypt. The Egyptian population first started with using oils and ointments for their hygiene and their health but then as time went on the Egyptian women began using natural resources for other uses. “Egyptian women apply galena mesdemet (made of copper and lead ore) and malachite (bright green paste of copper minerals) to their faces for color and definition”

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    All over the world women are fighting for equal rights by writing, protesting, chanting and much more. All of these different forms of protests are shining a light on the increasing amount of sexual assault happening in different countries around the world. In the recent decade, the Middle East has come in and out of the news for the lack of progressive laws concerning women’s rights. They have also gotten attention for all the revolts that seem to be taking place there. These revolutions may seem

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    civilization to be a woman was Egypt. They treated women better than Roman Empire or Athens. That is why Egyptian woman became an example of female autonomy in society for other civilizations. Egyptians view women and family as a crucial fact for happiness and delight, they looked women as invidious with respect and not as objects like other civilizations. In the first place, comparing contemporary women of Rome, Greece (especially Mycenaean); Egyptian women live with a certain freedom, respect and free

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    knowledge on the roles of both royal and non-royal Egyptian women. So to begin with the roles non-royal women had which consisted of being the mistress of house and if you could afford it you were an overseer of the servants and slaves do the house hold work plus if you had children you had to care for them too. While there were ones who could not afford the extra help had to do it all on their own sometimes with children. The primarily wealthy women took roles in temples to the deities serving as priestess

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    Women in accent Egypt had equal and grater rights than any other civilization. The Egyptian women had many choices when it came to their lifestyle. Many of the women worked a high professional job, while still attending. what amazed me the most was that majority of the women had to raise their children and still maintain the household. The women were responsible for cleaning, cooking, tending to the needs of the family and the animals. They also, had to brew the beer for their husbands while still

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    shows that they considered women important in their society, which is similar to Egyptian women and contra with the other civilizations such as Mesopotamia, Medieval Europe, Greece, China, and Rome. These cultures considered women, weak who is not capable of doing anything and their lives should be dependent on the husbands' decision. They did not have rights about their lives, and men were controlling them. In contrast, the Mesopotamian did not consider women equal to men and in their

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