History

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This 4,600-Year-Old Pyramid is Proof That Not All Pyramids Were Tombs

Several decades before the Ancient Egyptians kick-started the largest construction process in their history, a Pharaoh of the third dynasty…

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7 Ancient Egyptian Pyramids That Predate The Great Pyramid Were Not Tombs

Several hundred years before the Great Pyramid of Giza was built, the ancient Egyptians were already creating incredible pyramids, starting…

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5 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About the Rock-Cut Temples of Abu Simbel

By far the most formidable building project begun during the reign of Ramesses II were these two stone temples carved…

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Evidence of Modern Humans in Mongolia 45,000 Years Ago

Stone tools discovered in Mongolia by an international team of archaeologists indicate that modern humans traveled through the Eurasian steppe…

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Why the Great Pyramid of Giza is the Longest-Lasting Pyramid Ever Built

There are pyramids out there and then there’s the Great Pyramid of Giza. Even though if you never visited the…

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How Excavating Egypt’s Golden Sands Revealed the Cultures that Gave Birth to Ancient Egypt

Before the rise of the first Pharaohs that united Upper and Lower Egypt, and before the Pyramidaomania that took over…

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The Great Sphinx of Giza: The Unacknowledged Eighth Wonder of the World

The Great Sphinx at Giza is, and remains, the most enigmatic and mysterious monolithic statue on the surface of the…

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The Great Pyramid of Giza as a Supermassive Cosmic Engine

Egypt was a cradle of civilization, allowing the same basic culture and language to prosper for nearly 3,000 years. Even…

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5 Reasons Why We Still Don’t Know the True Purpose of the Pyramids

“…men are capable of perceiving the Pyramid in an astonishing number of ways. Some have thought the Pyramid was an…

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The “Civilization” That Gave Rise to Ancient Egypt Found by Archaeologists

Archaeologists have excavated six ancient sites dating back to a time of pre-Pharaonic times in Egypt. The discoveries have allowed…

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