Queen Shanakhdakheto

Did you know Ancient Egypt treated its women better than any other major civilization in the Ancient time? A women could become a Pharaoh in special circumstances, but otherwise they were equal as men. They could own property, sign contracts, be a witness in court etc. The clothing for women was more on the covered and modest side. The shawl or a sari like clothing was extremely popular in the upper class women. Also, they had the same obligations as men inreligon. Now, lets talk about literacy in women. Some women did serve in temples but it might have not required reading and writing. In the Middle Kingdom they had a seshet or a female scribe, but it was not common at all. Daughters could inherit equally as their brothers, isn't that awesome? They could also write wills. So as you can see women had a great and equal life. Most things were equal in the society. That is how it should be

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