Domestic Labor

This is what domestic slavery was like.

Like the rest of the of the Middle East, slaves of both genders were commonly employed as servants and household laborers. Slaves performed a variety of household tasks, including cooking and cleaning, coffee making, and child-rearing.

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  • What domestic slavery entailed
  • What domestic slavery looked like.
  • The experiences of domestic slaves.
  • Statements from domestic slaves