Ancient Egyptians cared deeply about family, but marriage was a personal choice decided by the couple who wanted to get married. Polygamy and even adultery were acceptable for men, and, ironically, women were treated respectfully. Marriage was a personal choice in Ancient Egypt and divorce was fairly common.
How do Egyptian people get married?
The only legal marriage for foreigners in Egypt is a civil ceremony performed at the local marriage court, which is in accordance with Islamic practice. Persons wishing a religious ceremony may arrange for one separately, but it is the civil ceremony that establishes the legal marriage.
Who is the first female pharaoh?
Hatshepsut Did you know? Hatshepsut was only the third woman to become pharaoh in 3,000 years of ancient Egyptian history, and the first to attain the full power of the position. Cleopatra, who also exercised such power, would rule some 14 centuries later.
What is the most famous Egyptian food?
15 Dishes You Must Try in EgyptKushari. Many Egyptians consider kushari, a mix of rice, macaroni, lentils and spiced tomato sauce, to be the countrys national dish. Ful Medames. Molokhiya. Fatta. Tameya. Alexandrian Liver Sandwich. Besarah. Sayadeya.More items •Dec 15, 2017