What clothes did the Egyptians wear?
The Egyptians wore clothes made from linen. Linen is made from the fibres of the flax plant which the Egyptians grew.
What did the Egyptian slaves wear?Egyptian slaves wore loincloths made of animal hide and linen and simple tunic dresses for the women. A loincloth was a piece of material that was fastened around men’s waist.
The ancient Egyptians both men and women wore linen clothes all throughout the hot weather. The men wore short skirts around their waists called kilts, while the women wore straight fitting dresses with straps on their shoulders.
The wealthy men wore pleated kilts, and the older men wore a longer kilt. When doing hard work, men wore a loin cloth, and women wore a short skirt. Children usually ran around nude during the summer months.