This image went viral on Pinterest some months ago and I noticed that almost every caption or blog that accompanied it referred to it as a portrayal of Cleopatra. 182 more words
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After the desertification of the Sahara, settlement became concentrated in the Nile Valley, where numerous sacral chiefdoms appeared. The regions with the largest population pressure were in the Nile Delta region of Lower Egypt, in Upper Egypt, and also along the second and third cataracts of the Dongola reach of the Nile in Nubia. 661 more words
THEY weigh more than 100 tons, they are solid Aswan granite, and they are precision engineered to tolerances which would be deemed remarkable today.
So how did the ancient Egyptians build and put in place the 24 strange and sinister coffin shaped black boxes discovered buried in a hillside cave system, 12 miles south of The Great Pyramid of Giza? 117 more words
The Battle of Konya, fought on December 21, 1832, was the decisive battle in the 1831-1833 Ottoman-Egyptian War, and in that sense it serv–I’m sorry, you had a question? 1,196 more words
Obelisker i Rom (Obelisks in Rome) by Lise Manniche, an assistant professor of Egyptology at the University of Copenhagen, is her Danish-language archaeological survey of Egyptian artifacts, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Aarhus University Press in Denmark. 314 more words