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History of Egypt

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


Alien Mystery?

Millennia-old black stone boxes uncovered in Egypt are raising a new round a questions in the media, with speculation that the 100-ton pieces of Aswan granite may have been created by aliens. 88 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


Today in Middle Eastern history: the Battle of Konya (1832)

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

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Hebrews In Egypt

The Bible records Jacob settling in Egypt, in the land called Rameses. They became slaves to Egypt and were used to construct the Rameses city. After 430 years of intense labor and poverty, they left. 2,560 more words


[Free eBook] Obelisker i Rom [Danish Egyptian Archaeology & History]

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



In many of our tours (especially our Gem tours), our groups meet Bedouins. In almost all of our groups we receive questions about the Bedouins, their men, women and children and of course their way of living. 6,578 more words