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10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About the Library of Alexandria
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10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About the Library of Alexandria

Books have always been an integral part of my life and identity. I firmly believe that multiple characters, perspectives and…
10 Facts About The Step Pyramid of Djoser That History Books Won’t Tell You
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10 Facts About The Step Pyramid of Djoser That History Books Won’t Tell You

Thousands of years ago, a man called Djoser ruled over the land of Egypt. Mainstream Egyptologists place his reign around…
The Serapeum of Saqqara and the Api Bulls, 10 Things You Should Know
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The Serapeum of Saqqara and the Api Bulls, 10 Things You Should Know

The Serapeum of Saqqara and the Api Bulls, 10 Things You Should Know The Serapeum of Saqqara remains a mystery…
10 Great Ancient Egyptian Discoveries That Changed History 
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10 Great Ancient Egyptian Discoveries That Changed History 

The evolution of the Egyptian civilization bore evidence to the culture of different nations. First, it was seized by the…
Unsolved Mystery: Theories Suggest That Cleopatra Was Assassinated
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Unsolved Mystery: Theories Suggest That Cleopatra Was Assassinated

Cleopatra was indeed a mysterious figure as she was fond of strange things. She ruled Egypt beside her brother as…
This Discovery Confirmed the High Degree of Medical Advance of the Ancient Egyptian Civilization
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This Discovery Confirmed the High Degree of Medical Advance of the Ancient Egyptian Civilization

We know that the ancient Egyptians were pretty good at more things than one. For starters, they built some of…
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…
How New Discovery in Egypt Offers Unprecedented Clues in Finding the Tomb of Queen Cleopatra
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How New Discovery in Egypt Offers Unprecedented Clues in Finding the Tomb of Queen Cleopatra

A new archaeological discovery in Egypt, two ancient mummies, offers single clues in the hunt for the legendary tomb of…
How the Eruption of a Volcano in Alaska is Linked to the Demise of Ancient Rome
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How the Eruption of a Volcano in Alaska is Linked to the Demise of Ancient Rome

The eruption of Alaska’s Okmok volcano is linked to a previously unexplained period of extreme cold weather in ancient Rome.…
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…
5 Confounding Archaeological Mysteries of Ancient Egypt
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5 Confounding Archaeological Mysteries of Ancient Egypt

Ancient Egypt is a land full of archeological mysteries, some of which have even turned into legends. Of all the…
Archaeologists Find Rare Ancient Temple of Pharaoh Ptolemy VI in Upper Egypt
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Archaeologists Find Rare Ancient Temple of Pharaoh Ptolemy VI in Upper Egypt

Sanitation works on the west bank of the Nile River in Upper Egypt have exposed the remains of the temple…
3 Striking Archeological Discoveries Made at the Saqqara Necropolis
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3 Striking Archeological Discoveries Made at the Saqqara Necropolis

This city of the dead in stone and sand is the otherworldly counterpart of the living city of Memphis in…
Treasure Trove of 2,000-Year-Old Ancient Shipwrecks Found Near Greek Island
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Treasure Trove of 2,000-Year-Old Ancient Shipwrecks Found Near Greek Island

A sensational discovery has been made by divers who have identified at least five shipwrecks dating back to around 2,000…
Experts Exploring the Sunken City of Heracleion Find a Destroyed Greek Temple and Treasure
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Experts Exploring the Sunken City of Heracleion Find a Destroyed Greek Temple and Treasure

Archeologists have reported discovering the submerged ruins of an ancient temple in the sunken city of Heracleion, not far from…
5 Confounding Treasures of Ancient Egypt that Changed History
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5 Confounding Treasures of Ancient Egypt that Changed History

Among its many treasures, the lands of Egypt are home not only to more than 100 pyramids, but to ancient…
30 Rare, Vintage Images of Ancient Egyptian Temples That Will Leave You Stumped
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30 Rare, Vintage Images of Ancient Egyptian Temples That Will Leave You Stumped

Over a long period in history, the ancient Egyptians built incredible structures that stood the test of time. While the…
Here Are 3 Ancient Sphinxes Discovered in Egypt You Probably Never Heard of 
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Here Are 3 Ancient Sphinxes Discovered in Egypt You Probably Never Heard of 

We agree; the Great Sphinx of Giza is a unique, stunning statue that may very well predate the Pyramids themselves.…
26 Distinct Regions on Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko are Named After Ancient Egyptian Gods
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26 Distinct Regions on Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko are Named After Ancient Egyptian Gods

With an orbital period of 6.45 years, Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko is a Jupiter-Family Comet, originating from the Kuiper belt, the outermost…
Vast Collection of Mummified Animals Revealed in Ancient Egyptian Tomb
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Vast Collection of Mummified Animals Revealed in Ancient Egyptian Tomb

A surprising find was made by Egyptian archaeologists when they revealed the interior of an ancient Egyptian tomb, believed to…
The Piri Reis Map: An Ancient Map Showing Ice-Free Antarctica?
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The Piri Reis Map: An Ancient Map Showing Ice-Free Antarctica?

Does the Piri Reis map really show Antarctica free from ice? There have been countless maps discovered throughout history that have…
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