The Pyramid: The Egyptian Social Hierarchy

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The Egyptian social hierarchy was very interesting because if you drew it it would be in the shape of a pyramid. The social hierarchy was in the shape of a pyramid because the lower you went down in the pyramid, the more the population would be in that class. At the top of the hierarchy, or pyramid, were the pharaohs and gods. After the pharaoh was the upper class, then the middle class. Below the middle class was the lower class, then at the bottom were the servants and slaves. The upper class was consisted of nobles that had jobs in the government and priests. People who worked in the government made money from tributes paid to the pharaohs. The priests were supposed to please the gods. Priests also ran village schools. The people in the
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