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Lesson 6: Clothes and Fashion in Ancient Egypt

Send In Activity 6
Option A: Fashion Then and Now

In a chart, compare modern fashion and adornment with that of the Ancient Egyptians. Include at least ten points of comparison. (10 marks)

Marking Guide

The chart should:

  • include two columns, one for modern times, the other for Ancient Egypt.
  • include at least ten points of comparison between the two periods fashion, make-up, hairstyles, jewellery, etc.).
  • clearly show in which ways the two time periods are similar and are different.
  • contain accurate information

Helpful websites:

What did the Ancient Egyptians look like? How did they dress and decorate their bodies? Check out some of these links to find out.
Clothing and footwear in Ancient Egypt
Garment making
Egyptian beauty aids
Clothing and adornment
Beauty and fashion in Ancient Egypt


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