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Splendor Solis II: the Sun, the Crown, the Swastika

The ancient Egyptian civilization is the oldest European (=ethnic term) civilization which you can study and learn from, which makes it the single most valuable source of knowledge about our past. 1,104 more words

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Modern Hatshepsut

Another doodle prompted by asking myself the question, “What if the ancient Egyptian civilization survived to the present day?” This is supposed to be a modern-style vision of the Pharaoh Hatshepsut, or at least how she might look in a more casual outfit. 16 more words

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Akhenaten Reputation Redeemed, Egypt proposes 1.8 GW Solar Energy Project.

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Ancient Egyptians knew that the sun gave unlimited power. Modern Egyptians too will hopefully see solar as the way forward. Egypt is aiming to generate 20% of its energy from renewables by 2020. 771 more words

History

CAIRO: A Change Of Perspective

When I woke up the next day, I was still in a terrible mood. I would have caught the next flight back to America. I’m glad I didn’t. 3,452 more words

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Fiddling with the 'Fro

Late-night doodle of an Egyptian chick fiddling with her hair out of boredom. At least she was supposed to look bored. I can’t help but think from the way I posed the arm that she’s questioning someone’s mental health.

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Ancient Egypt's Historical Romances Continued: The Story of Sinuhe

For a long time I was only familiar with The Story of Sinuhe from Mika Waltari’s historical novel The Egyptian (1945), which I read when I was 12 years old. 414 more words

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CAIRO: Leave Me Alone!

There is a psychological disorder known as “Paris Syndrome.” It usually effects Japanese visitors to Paris who are so disappointed by the reality of Paris that it shatters all of their preconceived illusions of what it’s going to be like. 2,005 more words

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