Shenti aka Shendyt was a kilt-like loincloth made of linen.

Khat or nemes was a headdress.

Kalasiris was the standard Egyptian dress for women. It was a sheath of linen sewn together at the side. Sometimes dresses would be made of beads. The dresses would be worn with linen capes, shawls & robes.

Wigs were worn by both men & women, particularly the wealthy. They were made with human hair & sometimes supplemented by palm fibers.

Sandals were made of leather, or papyrus for the priestly class.



Linen wool

Egyptians predominantly wore linen, as animal fibers were seen as impure. Wool or animal skins were at times worn by the wealthy but were not allowed into temples or sanctuaries.

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