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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 Great Sphinx
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10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Ancient Egypt’s Great Sphinx

Of all the monuments on Earth, not one is as striking, magical, and mysterious as the Great Sphinx of Giza.…
The Story Behind the Curious Sun Disk Worshipped in Ancient Egypt
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The Story Behind the Curious Sun Disk Worshipped in Ancient Egypt

I was utterly gobsmacked when I read about the Sun Disk of Egypt. Akhenaten, an eighteen dynasty pharaoh, formed an…
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 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…
5 Ancient Egyptian Solar Ships You Probably’s Didn’t Know Existed
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5 Ancient Egyptian Solar Ships You Probably’s Didn’t Know Existed

For ancient Egyptians, the perpetual cycle of the coming and setting of the Sun is comparable to the cycle of…
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…
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…
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…
8 Things You Should Know About The Tulli Papyrus, Ancient Egypt’s Mass UFO Sighting
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8 Things You Should Know About The Tulli Papyrus, Ancient Egypt’s Mass UFO Sighting

Ancient Egypt is known for various things, such as its amazingly rich culture, spectacular civilization, but also for its very peculiar…
Unwritten Mystery: Did Ancient Egyptians Really Use “Ramps” to Build the Pyramids?
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Unwritten Mystery: Did Ancient Egyptians Really Use “Ramps” to Build the Pyramids?

Of all the problems concerning the pyramids, their construction is the most puzzling. Even Roma writer Pliny, who condemned the…
10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Ancient Egypt’s Mysterious Aten Disk
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10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Ancient Egypt’s Mysterious Aten Disk

The story of Aten or the radiant disk of the sun is certainly a complex one. Ancient Egyptians started worshipping…
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…
9 Interesting Facts About Egypt’s 1300-Year-Old Love Spell
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9 Interesting Facts About Egypt’s 1300-Year-Old Love Spell

Egyptologists and archaeologists stumble upon various peculiar artifacts and scripts every now and then. They discovered a manuscript from Egypt…
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…
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…
13 Ancient Egyptian Sarcophagi Dating Back 2,500 Years Found Not Far From Step Pyramid
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13 Ancient Egyptian Sarcophagi Dating Back 2,500 Years Found Not Far From Step Pyramid

An unusual collection of at least 13 wooden sarcophagi dating back 2,500 years have been discovered at the necropolis of…
The Short-Lived History of Ancient Egypt’s Step Pyramid Resumed in 10 Interesting Facts
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The Short-Lived History of Ancient Egypt’s Step Pyramid Resumed in 10 Interesting Facts

Pharaoh Djoser was the third king of the first dynasty of Egypt, and he wanted to build a unique burial…
12 Facts About the Ancient Egyptian Book of the Dead
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12 Facts About the Ancient Egyptian Book of the Dead

Various experts and archaeologists claim that ancient Egyptians were religious people. They used to perform spells and enchantments to secure…
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…
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