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Foot Care: Uncommon Scenes in Ancient Egypt

  title={Foot Care: Uncommon Scenes in Ancient Egypt},
  author={Engy El-Kilany},
  journal={International Journal of Heritage, Tourism, and Hospitality},
  • Engy El-Kilany
  • Published 2017
  • History
  • International Journal of Heritage, Tourism, and Hospitality
The heritage of Ancient Egypt reflects many continued and still existing habits and traditions. Among these habits are body, hand, foot, face and hair care. The Ancient Egyptians were particularly concerned with cleanliness and grooming. Personal cleanliness was not only a source of good health but a sign of rank and social class. There are few scenes expressing personal grooming in Ancient Egypt; those displaying foot care were even more rare and uncommon. The aim of this paper is to explore… Expand

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