Pictures: Women Workers in Ancient Egypt

Women were free to work outside the house, although their domestic duties and lack of formal education restricted their employment opportunities.

Wooden model of male and female servants recovered from Deir el-Bahari tomb of Meket-Re.
Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Right: Wooden model of a winged djeryt, one of the two women who, acting the part of the goddesses Isis and Nephthys, accompanied funeral processions to the tomb. Liverpool University Museum.

Pictures: Women Workers in Ancient Egypt

Women were free to work outside the house, although their domestic duties and lack of formal education restricted their employment opportunities.

Wooden model of male and female servants recovered from Deir el-Bahari tomb of Meket-Re.
Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Right: Wooden model of a winged djeryt, one of the two women who, acting the part of the goddesses Isis and Nephthys, accompanied funeral processions to the tomb. Liverpool University Museum.

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