Did egyptians go to the restroom?

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Merlin Paine Profile
Merlin Paine answered
I am no Egyptologists but I don't think people lived in the pyramids I thought they were for burial of kings. But all those construction workers would have definately need some Porta-potties. Ha ha One odd thing in history is that the castles of Louis the 14th and other king in France had these insanely elaborate castles with the best of everything ....but did not have toilets and it was actually a real problem of people going all over the place. One would have thought they would have copied the Greeks ....
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John
John commented
Actually castles did have toilets and they even had indoor ones and yes even toilet seats with seat warmers. People who would sit on the seat before the upity ups would need to go to the restroom. : ).watched this on the history channel on tbn. They would even warm stones to make the toilet area warm in the middle of winter/sort of like a bed warmer.in one story i watched they actually had working toilets that flushed,but not like we have today it was more of a wash out/clean out type deal.
Merlin Paine
Merlin Paine commented
Yes I think what I heard may have been a problem with versilles or a particular castle one can imagine the porblems in a castle without plumbing the royals were taken care of but it is still a mess affiar for the caretakeers .....I find the scolarship on some of the histrory channel productions lacking at times. Too general and not specific enough to be accurate at times often it isn't wrong just said in a way that can be taken wrong. But what was the gist of the Egyptian question.
Arthur Wright Profile
Arthur Wright answered
Where do you think we get outhouse from?
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John
John commented
Hahahahaha think about the question i asked carefully ,you will get it. : ). Or should i say re-read the question carefully. : )
John
John commented
Just heard/caught this on a old kojak episode.something about odd historical facts about pyramids.
dan cooper Profile
dan cooper answered
Of course they did.
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dan cooper
dan cooper commented
What is wrong with you?
John
John commented
Not in the pyramids they didn't. : ).burial tombs are not used as bathrooms. : )
dan cooper
dan cooper commented
Hmm, I didn't know that but it makes sense. How about this for an answer: No they never went to the bathroom, which is why they all died. Just kidding
Tara Bigsby Profile
Tara Bigsby answered
Maybe they didn't have a room to go to, but, i'm sure they had some kind of system in place. A hole in the ground perhaps?
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John
John commented
Not in the pyramids they didn't. : ) . A pyramid is a burial tomb .not a building where people lived except for slaves that were put inside to die with the royalty to serve them in the afterlife(at least that is what they believed).
John
John commented
Apparently i can't rate your answer,even though i am not over my limit for today. So i'll give you 3 out of 5 stars for answering. ***
Gene wright Profile
Gene wright answered
THEY NEVER WENT PEE OR DUMP. AT THAT TIME IN HISTORY, PEOPLE DIDN'T HAVE TO.
Like in old Roy Rogers & Gene Autry movies when they woke up out of sleeping bags, they never went for AM pee-pee.
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John
John commented
Even the egyptians did. They worked it out with a pencil(olllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllld math joke)
Richard Lam Profile
Richard Lam answered
You know back then well water Closet was another saying of bathroom. If the Egyptians didn't go to the bathroom where did they go and if they didn't terrible.

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