FILE - Children in ancient Egypt held a special place in society CAIRO – 17 November 2020: Archaeological researcher Ahmed Amer said that children in ancient Egypt had a special place within the family and among members of society, as a social law had been put in place to protect them and preserve their rights. He added that the provisions of that law were a moral and societal obligation on the part of families and all components of society at the time to take care of children and give them the right to learn and play as well. The public was permitted to study in the schools built inside the royal palaces. Then the matter evolved and every craft needed its creator to acquire some form of formal education, which made schools spread across the country. Fathers in ancient Egypt were responsible for educating their children and ...read more...