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The Eye of Horus and Its Deeply Rooted Connection to Medicine, Myth and Art in Egypt
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The Eye of Horus and Its Deeply Rooted Connection to Medicine, Myth and Art in Egypt

Egypt’s Eye of Horus represents a haunting tale of betrayal, royalty, murder and loss. The Eye of Horus is also known…
Enigmatic Sarcophagus of Ancient Egyptian Sky God Horus Found in Ancient Tomb
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Enigmatic Sarcophagus of Ancient Egyptian Sky God Horus Found in Ancient Tomb

Egypt, the land of Pharaohs, pyramids, and mummies continues to surprise us with its rich history. In a recent discovery,…
Archaeologists Find Massive Ancient Egyptian Statue of the God Horus
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Archaeologists Find Massive Ancient Egyptian Statue of the God Horus

An Egyptian-German archeological mission working in the Koam al-Hetan area of Luxor, in southern Egypt, has discovered an impressive statue…
Here Are 8 Extremely Rare Images of the Ancient Temple of Horus at Edfu
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Here Are 8 Extremely Rare Images of the Ancient Temple of Horus at Edfu

Home to vast chambers, built under gigantic gateways walking through the temple is a step towards traveling back in time,…
10 Interesting Facts About Ancient Egypt’s Mortuary Rituals
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10 Interesting Facts About Ancient Egypt’s Mortuary Rituals

Multiple researchers and archaeologists discovered that a large portion of ancient Egyptian culture was about ‘deaths’. People were obsessed with…
10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Ancient Egypt’s Provincial Pyramids
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10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Ancient Egypt’s Provincial Pyramids

Ancient Egypt’s history of pyramids is nothing short of magical. Although many experts say that the pyramids of Egypt are…
10 Things You Didn’t Know About Ra, The Egyptian God of the Sky
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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Ra, The Egyptian God of the Sky

The god Ra was the sun deity in ancient Egypt. To the ancient Egyptians, the sun symbolized light, warmth, and…
The Ancient Worship of the Sun, and 5 Ancient Civilizations That Venerated It
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The Ancient Worship of the Sun, and 5 Ancient Civilizations That Venerated It

Thousands of years ago, cultures around the globe worshipped the sun. This comes as no surprise since the sun is the…
15 Things You Should Know About Animal Mummies in Ancient Egypt
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15 Things You Should Know About Animal Mummies in Ancient Egypt

Animal mummies in ancient Egypt were quite common. Ancient Egyptians, in general, had strange practices and beliefs. The embalmers of…
The History of Ancient Egyptian Writing Resumed in 5 Interesting Facts
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The History of Ancient Egyptian Writing Resumed in 5 Interesting Facts

The ancient Egyptian Writing, specifically hieroglyphics, took root before the early dynastic period, which is thought to have taken place…
9 Things You Should Know About the Crowns of Ancient Egypt
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9 Things You Should Know About the Crowns of Ancient Egypt

According to various experts and egyptologists, pharaohs and monarchs were identified by their crowns. It was mandatory for them to…
10 Fascinating Facts About Ramesses III, the Second Pharaoh of the Twentieth Dynasty
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10 Fascinating Facts About Ramesses III, the Second Pharaoh of the Twentieth Dynasty

Usermaatre Meryamun Ramesses III is known as the greatest monarch of Egypt. He took Egypt to the next level by…
13 Things You Should Know About the Great Harris Papyrus, the Longest Known Papyrus From Egypt
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13 Things You Should Know About the Great Harris Papyrus, the Longest Known Papyrus From Egypt

Papyrus Harris is the largest and most gorgeously preserved papyri to survive from ancient Egypt. Multiple scrolls and manuscripts containing…
What’s in the Cosmic Message Astronomer Carl Sagan Sent to “Aliens”?
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What’s in the Cosmic Message Astronomer Carl Sagan Sent to “Aliens”?

Let’s go almost 50 years back in time to 1974 when astrophysicist Frank Drake created the famous Arecibo message with…
Just How did Ancient Egyptians Discover a Star Located 92 Light-years Away 3,200 Years ago?
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Just How did Ancient Egyptians Discover a Star Located 92 Light-years Away 3,200 Years ago?

Just how on Earth did the ancient Egyptians find a star located 92 light-years away, 3,200 years ago, and without…
Here’s Why The Far Side of the Moon ha Such a Strange Asymmetry
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Here’s Why The Far Side of the Moon ha Such a Strange Asymmetry

Astronomers have obtained new clues that help unravel the mysteries surrounding the strange asymmetry present on the far side of…
Unwritten Mystery: How Ancient Egypt’s Great Pyramid Lost its Mighty Pyramidion
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Unwritten Mystery: How Ancient Egypt’s Great Pyramid Lost its Mighty Pyramidion

What happened to the capstone of the Great Pyramid of Giza? Was it lost, destroyed? Or is it possible it…
Check Out 10 Baffling Aerial Images of Ancient Egypt’s Oldest Pyramid
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Check Out 10 Baffling Aerial Images of Ancient Egypt’s Oldest Pyramid

The Step Pyramid of Djoser is regarded as ancient Egypt’s oldest Pyramid. It is thought to have been built during…
Experts Stumped After Finding Never-Before-Seen Mummification Process at Saqqara
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Experts Stumped After Finding Never-Before-Seen Mummification Process at Saqqara

An archaeological mission in Saqqara has discovered a strange mummy buried with six instead of four Canopic jars and reference…
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…
Researchers Find Ancient 3,600-Year-Old Mummy Near Luxor, Egypt
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Researchers Find Ancient 3,600-Year-Old Mummy Near Luxor, Egypt

The archaeological mission “Djehuty Project“, led by the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), has excavated, at an archeological site dubbed…
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