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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…
10 Things You Should Know About Upper and Lower Egypt During Ancient Times
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10 Things You Should Know About Upper and Lower Egypt During Ancient Times

Ancient Egypt was divided into two separate kingdoms back in the olden days. The aforementioned kingdoms were known as the Upper and…
10 Things You Should Know about the Ancient Egyptian Pyramids
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10 Things You Should Know about the Ancient Egyptian Pyramids

The story of the ancient Egyptian pyramids starts with the most humble beginnings in predynastic and early dynastic times. According…
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…
10 Things You Should Know About Ancient Egypt’s First True Capital, the Lost City of Thinis
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10 Things You Should Know About Ancient Egypt’s First True Capital, the Lost City of Thinis

There are many ancient cities that have been lost to the “sands of time,” and Egypt’s first true capital, the…
Here’s How The First Tax In History Was Born 5,000 Years Ago in Ancient Egypt
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Here’s How The First Tax In History Was Born 5,000 Years Ago in Ancient Egypt

Egypt was not only the first centralized state in the world; it also inaugurated one of the inescapable practices of…
Unwritten Mystery: 5 Things You Should Know About Ancient Egypt’s Lost City of Thinis 
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Unwritten Mystery: 5 Things You Should Know About Ancient Egypt’s Lost City of Thinis 

Egypt’s ancient monuments are demanding. They necessitate attention and have been “fed” with the admiration and praise of people through…
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 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Ancient Egypt’s Narmer Palette
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10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Ancient Egypt’s Narmer Palette

King Narmer was the first king of ancient Egypt who united the country at the beginning of the first dynastic period.…
9 Interesting Facts About Ancient Egypt’s Scorpion Kings
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9 Interesting Facts About Ancient Egypt’s Scorpion Kings

Ancient Egypt is divided into two periods; pre-dynastic and dynastic. Two scorpion kings ruled Egypt in the pre-dynastic era. The…
Beer And Ancient Egypt: 9 Things You Probably Didn’t Know
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Beer And Ancient Egypt: 9 Things You Probably Didn’t Know

There are multiple versions of beer in this day and age, but there was an acclaimed 5000-year old recipe that…
13 Things You Should Know About the Ancient Egyptian ‘Was-Sceptre’; A Device From the Gods?
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13 Things You Should Know About the Ancient Egyptian ‘Was-Sceptre’; A Device From the Gods?

You may have seen engravings of ancient Egyptians holding a sacred sceptre or staff. What does it depict, though? Holding…
Unsolved Mystery: Egypt’s Sphinx May Have Had a Different Face In Olden Days
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Unsolved Mystery: Egypt’s Sphinx May Have Had a Different Face In Olden Days

Egyptian history is mysterious. Quite a lot of elements have not been discovered or debunked as yet. The archaeologists and…
The Mysterious Big Void and 3 Enigmas of Ancient Egypt’s Great Pyramid
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The Mysterious Big Void and 3 Enigmas of Ancient Egypt’s Great Pyramid

The Great Pyramid of Giza is one of the oldest pyramids on the surface of the planet. Despite not being…
Unwritten Mystery: What Happened to The “Golden Capstone” of Egypt’s Great Pyramid?
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Unwritten Mystery: What Happened to The “Golden Capstone” of Egypt’s Great Pyramid?

Egyptologists maintain that around 4,500 years ago, King Khufu of the Fourth Dynasty commissioned a monument of never-before-seen proportions, the…
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…
Unrecorded Mystery: What Happened to the Capstones of Egypt’s Ancient Pyramids?
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Unrecorded Mystery: What Happened to the Capstones of Egypt’s Ancient Pyramids?

Throughout history, and starting around 4,700 years ago, the ancient Egyptian civilization erected impressive pyramids. As of now, there are…
Unraveling a Mystery: 7 Facts You Should Know About Ancient Egypt’s 1,000-Ton Unfinished Obelisk
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Unraveling a Mystery: 7 Facts You Should Know About Ancient Egypt’s 1,000-Ton Unfinished Obelisk

Although the pyramids of Egypt are the greatest tourist attraction of Egypt, and despite millions of people travel to Egypt…
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…
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