By studying the art of ancient civilizations, students can learn about the history and traditions of different cultures. Ancient egyptian art included paintings, sculpture in wood (now rarely surviving), stone and ceramics, drawings on papyrus, faience, jewelry, ivories, and other art media it displays an extraordinarily vivid representation of the ancient egyptian's socioeconomic status and belief systems. In daily life, the egyptians seem little different from other ancient cultures like the people of mesopotamia, india, china, and greece, they lived, mostly, in modest homes, raised families, and enjoyed their leisure time. The culture of egypt has thousands of years of recorded history ancient egypt was among the earliest civilizations in africa for millennia, egypt maintained a strikingly unique, complex and stable culture that influenced later cultures of europe after the pharaonic era, egypt itself came under the influence of hellenism, for a time.
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