Ancient Egypt Transportation
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In ancient Egypt transportation was a major factor in economics, walking, animals, chariots and ships were the most significant forms of transportation.
Walking Egyptians walked by foot
used walking sticks
Walked in sandals
Lower classmen walk to trade goods
Animals used to transport goods for trade
Common animals used
Chariots horse drawn transportation
Very fast method of transportation
Used by upper class men and Pharaohs
Transportation for meeting and entertainment
Ships Used in the Nile River
Made of wood with sails
Used with oars transport people and goods.
Nile River had Ferry Boats
Used to transport people
Transportation was a major economic factor in ancient Egypt. Common forms of transportation included, the use of animals, walking, chariots and ships. Walking being the most common form of transportation played a key role in everyday Egyptian life. Animals were used for transportation of goods to trading post and sometimes even used as rides.
Chariots were horse drawn methods of transportation, only used by those who could afford it, and ships were used to transport goods and people through the Nile River.
Walking in Egypt
No matter what class someone was born into walking was the most common form of transportation? Most often males walked to trading post to trade goods. Ancient Egyptians walked with a walking stick and sandals made of papyrus. The walking stick was also used as a weapon against potential robbers. Ancient Egyptians walked to trading post to trade and sell goods and to obtain items they needed for their families. Some items traded in ancient Egypt were, papyrus linen and grains.
Animals and transportation
Common animals used for transportation were horses, donkeys and oxen. Horses were used to haul large loads of good to...