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Egypt - The People

by alexasrosa Posted 30th Dec 2006 at 1:30 PM
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Hi all

I had promised that I would make things for all Egyptians in your game… and that not only includes all ages but also all kinds of clothing.

As people don’t spend all their time in tiaras (not even queens) Egyptians didn’t spend all their time in gala outfits – not even Pharaohs …that would make hunting quite difficult LOL..

So, this set manages the two things: you get clothes for just about everybody in the household and you get normal, everyday clothes.
Ok, I admit: although we imagine Egyptian society as very glamorous and colourful, the truth is the clothes were very monotonous in their colouring, especially until the Ptolemaic period (think Cleopatra) when the influence of Rome and the textiles from other regions made dressing up more fun,

They dressed mainly in linen from flax, and a loincloth or simple tunic was the everyday outfit of the “normal” Egyptian. Slaves usually worked naked. Whether you were rich or poor you wore jewellery made of gold or colourful beads and both men and women made up their eyes and lips
Just as a curiosity: the kohl, used in the eyes, had more than esthetical value: it prevented sweat from dripping into the eyes and there was even a time when workers when on strike because there were not given their weekly supply

Sorry it's not as elaborate as the others...but that's Egypcian daily clothes...

I guess that concludes the wardrobe. If you're looking for underware, please visit my Yahoo Group

Technical Details

cf_EgyptDaily - Maxis

Cm_EgyptDaily (top and bottom) - Maxis

ef_EgyptDaily - Maxis

af_EgyptDaily - Maxis (GlamourPack)

tf_EgyptDaily - Maxis

am_EgyptDaily - Tiggerypum Male Loincloth -
em_EgyptDaily - Tiggerypum Male Loincloth -
tm_EgyptDaily - Tighherypum Teen Male Loincloth -

m_EgyptHair - Maxis
Tags: #historical, #egypt, #theme

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#2 Old 31st Dec 2006 at 9:02 AM
Ahh, I love themed sets like this! These clothes will be real useful for fantasy settings. Thanks!
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#3 Old 31st Dec 2006 at 2:38 PM
Great collection! Egypt-tastic!

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#4 Old 31st Dec 2006 at 6:00 PM
These are wonderful! Thank you so much for making such realistic period clothes. My Egyptian families will love them!

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#5 Old 31st Dec 2006 at 8:08 PM
What a beautiful set! I may have to make a matching neighborhood.

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#6 Old 1st Jan 2007 at 3:54 PM
Excellent Three notes
Most look to be New Kingdom Styles

Kohl was also used to keep flies and insects out of eyes (Dr Rosalie David - personal communication)

Both sexes normally wore wigs - so hair should be absent in underwear mode
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#7 Old 17th Apr 2007 at 7:24 AM
Thanks! These are just what I need - I'm doing a school project in which I have to retell a Bible story, and I chose to retell one in the form of a Sims 2 movie, and I needed REALISTIC Egyptian clothing!

This isn't tacky like some stuff you find, and it's not overdone - just Simmish enough, too. And researched. Thanks for keeping my faith in Simming Creators.

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#8 Old 12th Dec 2007 at 4:33 AM
Another fantastic set from Alexasrosa. As always I am impressed.
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11th Feb 2008 at 11:42 AM
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#9 Old 11th Feb 2008 at 11:46 AM
Egyptians were not caucasian.
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#10 Old 11th Mar 2008 at 3:46 AM
Not to dwell but I work at a museum and specialize in Near Middle Eastern Civilizations. The Nile was (and is) a fairly dirty river and the bacteria causes many types of infections. One type common in A. Egypt was eye infections that would lead to the eye crusting over and the person going blind. Kohl was lead based and, although it knocked a few years off the wearer's life, it effectively killed the bacteria and saved their sight. It did also repel sweat and sunlight just like the modern equivelant worn by american footballers.

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