I mean really?????? Why is it necessary to have windows that are so high you cant even see out of? Well this weird feature is a must for Egyptians. Since the heat in Egypt can reach above 100 and doesn't get much lower, the high windows will help keep all of those nasty heat waves out and the house cooler. Besides that, Egyptians used brick found from the Nile river to build their houses. Since that brick doesn't hold very well their houses would constantly be falling and they would have to rebuilt. Just think about it. Your sitting in your living room and looking at your wall and it just crumbles. Furthermore, the wealthy side of Egyptian cities houses were made of tough stone.