Ancient Egyptians High Jump

May 10, 2010

Ancient Egyptians High Jump


Ancient Egyptians practiced field and track sports such as the high jump. Two players sat opposite each other with legs stretched, with one player's feet on top of the toes of the other. If the third player managed to jump over that barrier, the two sitting players placed their palms on top of their feet to heighten the barrier which the third player had to jump across without touching.

This game is still practiced in the Egyptian countryside and is called "goose steps".

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