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2,000-Year-Old Rock-Cut Chambers Discovered on a Cliff Near Abydos Puzzle Experts
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2,000-Year-Old Rock-Cut Chambers Discovered on a Cliff Near Abydos Puzzle Experts

The Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities has reported the discovery of a series of strange rock-cut chambers located on a cliff…
3 Ancient Egyptian Cities That Predate Egypt’s Oldest Pyramid by Thousands of Years
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3 Ancient Egyptian Cities That Predate Egypt’s Oldest Pyramid by Thousands of Years

Long before the most impressive pyramids were erected in Egypt, a powerful, prosperous civilization developed. It is usually acknowledged that…
Tour Ancient Egypt, Stay at Home: Online Project Lets You Travel Across Ancient Sites
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Tour Ancient Egypt, Stay at Home: Online Project Lets You Travel Across Ancient Sites

Each year, millions of people visit the land of the Pharaohs and pyramids. However, given our current epidemiological situation, people…
3 Ancient Egyptian Cities That Predate The Pyramids By Thousands of Years
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3 Ancient Egyptian Cities That Predate The Pyramids By Thousands of Years

Of all ancient cities in Egypt, none is perhaps as important and majestic as Hut-Ka-Ptah. We are talking about Memphis,…
Electricity in Ancient Egypt? The Temple of Hathor and the Controversial Dendera Light
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Electricity in Ancient Egypt? The Temple of Hathor and the Controversial Dendera Light

There is a curious illustration inside the temple of Hathor at Dendera, which is known as the “Dendera Light.” In…
An Eagle’s View: 13 Stumping Images of the Egyptian Pyramids From Above
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An Eagle’s View: 13 Stumping Images of the Egyptian Pyramids From Above

The Pyramids of Egypt hold a special place among pyramid lovers. It’s not because Egypt has the oldest pyramids on…
How 3 Generations of Pharaohs Built the Most Massive Egyptian Pyramids
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How 3 Generations of Pharaohs Built the Most Massive Egyptian Pyramids

Whenever the word Pyramid is mentioned, that of Khufu–the Great Pyramid of Giza–springs immediately to mind. It is because the…
Unwritten Mystery: Why No Ancient Texts Mention the Construction of the Pyramids
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Unwritten Mystery: Why No Ancient Texts Mention the Construction of the Pyramids

Although around 120 pyramids wer built in ancient times in Egypt, there is a complete lack of records that explain…
5 Stumping Discoveries Made at the Giza Pyramid Complex That Left Experts Awestruck
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5 Stumping Discoveries Made at the Giza Pyramid Complex That Left Experts Awestruck

Thousands of years ago massive, towering structures were built in the desert. Rising hundreds of meters towards the sky as…
Pyramidomania: 3 Striking Facts About Ancient Egyptian Pyramids and Their Legacy
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Pyramidomania: 3 Striking Facts About Ancient Egyptian Pyramids and Their Legacy

For thousands of years, ancient civilizations built monuments we would come to call pyramids in modern times. Since time immemorial…
Unwritten Mystery: Why no Ancient Texts Mention Ancient Egypt’s Oldest Pyramid
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Unwritten Mystery: Why no Ancient Texts Mention Ancient Egypt’s Oldest Pyramid

Long before the Great Pyramid of Giza was built, an ancient Egyptian pharaoh of the 3rd dynasty during the Old Kingdom and the founder of this…
5 Remarkable Reasons Why Saqqara is Ancient Egypt’s Most Important Site 
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5 Remarkable Reasons Why Saqqara is Ancient Egypt’s Most Important Site 

Egypt is a land with an incredible history. The land of Pharaohs, pyramids and golden sands is perhaps every archeologist’s…
The Ancient Necropolis of Saqqara, the First Pyramid, and More in 15 Impacting Images
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The Ancient Necropolis of Saqqara, the First Pyramid, and More in 15 Impacting Images

Saqqara and the ancient Egyptian capital of Memphis are deeply connected and rooted in ancient Egyptian history. Saqqara, also spelled…
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