As usual, the ancient Egyptians have invented different tools that we are now using it in our daily life.
The ancient Egyptian civilization was full of the innovations, inventions, and mystery as well. The ancestors have left a great heritage to our current generation.
We are going to give you brief information about different tools that date back to 5000 B.C, and still in use up till now.
- Teeth cleaning tools (5000 years B.C)
The ancient Egyptians were the first people to pay a great care to teeth cleaning in a manner that was identical to our present time, so they made the toothbrush and toothpaste out of eggshell and animal hooves.
They also invented different methods to brush teeth in a way that guaranteed the complete cleaning.
- Makeup and eye shadow (4000 years B.C)
The ancient Egyptians invented different types of cosmetics such as lipsticks, eye shadow, eyeliners, and so on. They have invented these cosmetics out of Alabaster, Basic Copper Carbonate, and the black which made from Galena.
- Door locks (4000 years B.C)
These door locks were working in the same manner of our door locks nowadays, but it depended on the nails and timbering. These door locks were more sophisticated than the locks which were used in ancient Rome.
- High heels (3500 years B.C)
The 1st image of high heels appeared in ancient Egypt. The noblemen and noblewomen were the only people in the society who wore high heels, unlike the rest of the people, they were barefoot, except the butchers who wore high heels to prevent the blood of the animals from reaching their feet.
- The papyrus in ancient Egypt (3000 years B.C.)
The ancient Egyptians have made the papyrus out of the trees of papyrus which were planted around the banks of the Nile. They also exported it to the Western of Asia to Syria, Lebanon, and Iraq.
- Haircut tool
The fabrication of hair cut tools had a great importance in the ancient Egyptian civilization, as the Egyptians were used to remove the unwanted bodily hair. It was a sign of sophistication.
- Breath mints
The ancient Egyptians were the first people to invent some balls that used for getting rid of bad breath. These balls were made out of cinnamon, honey, mint, and glue.
All the foregoing illustrate that the ancient Egyptians were the 1st people to create different kinds of tools that we are using now.