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Forgotten Figures: Imhotep

No, this Imhotep is not the priest from The Mummy (1999).  Imhotep was an ancient Egyptian man who took a simple enough idea that had developed over the centuries and turned it up a notch to create what was then the world’s largest stone building.  1,820 more words

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Civilisation 1: Imhotep

Welcome to the ‘Civilisation’ blog series. This is my attempt to categorise some of history’s most famous (and infamous) names. Sometimes it’s serious and sometimes it’s silly. 473 more words

Religion

Corn Grains for Pyramids?

I read an interesting article that I figured was worthy to post: http://www.geopolymer.org/archaeology/pyramids/famine-stele-hieroglyphs-pyramids-construction

I saw a hieroglyphic symbol that read “D'(y)ea’n”, which says “corn grain” and I’m not sure why anyone would use corn grain to make stone. 94 more words

Corn Grain for Pyramids?

I read an interesting article that I figured was worthy to post: http://www.geopolymer.org/archaeology/pyramids/famine-stele-hieroglyphs-pyramids-construction

I saw a hieroglyphic symbol that read “D'(y)ea’n”, which says “corn grain” and I’m not sure why anyone would use corn grain to make stone. 93 more words

The Mummy

The Mummy (1999)

Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy

This is an action packed full of comedy film that is set in Ancient Egypt. Well it has the majority of its links there as the film is really more set around 1920. 125 more words

Adventure

Today's Thoughts

When I was in the orphanage, I suffered from hallucinations of a giant blocks of steps with people coming down and going up on them like solid bleacher stairs. 392 more words