Homeschool, Ancient Egyptian Style

Dear Reader,

Reading a book on King Tut, I was struck by the description of his early education. He was taught in the palace (i.e., his home) by a private teacher. The class was a small group of family and royal children. They sat on the floor with their legs crossed and wrote on tablets (we use clipboards). Lessons were in the morning and in the afternoon they amused themselves by wrestling or swimming. This is completely our day, especially for my boys who wrestle daily (if not hourly). We are going swimming this afternoon.

Nebby

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