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The history and culture of these mysterious ancient kingdoms.
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What do ANCIENT EGYPTIAN HIEROGLYPHS, Mardi Gras, and BIRDS IN CITY PARK have in common?

What do ANCIENT EGYPTIAN HIEROGLYPHS, Mardi Gras, and BIRDS IN CITY PARK have in common? | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it
The Ancient Egyptian god Thoth, a god of writing, wisdom, and hidden knowledge, was often shown as a type of bird called an ibis, or as a man with the head of an ibis (he might also be depicted as a...

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Luxor Times: 13th Dynasty tomb discovered in Upper Egypt

Luxor Times: 13th Dynasty tomb discovered in Upper Egypt | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it

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Ever heard of King Sobekhotep?

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ARCE-NOLA's curator insight, January 6, 2014 4:59 PM

Breaking News: 13th Dynasty Royal Tomb discovered at Abydos!

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In Photos: Egyptian Pyramid Predates Giza Landmark

In Photos: Egyptian Pyramid Predates Giza Landmark | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it
Archaeologists working near the ancient settlement of Edfu, in southern Egypt, have uncovered a step pyramid that dates back about 4,600 years, predating the Great Pyramid of Giza by at least a few decades.

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ARCE-NOLA's curator insight, February 3, 2014 11:00 AM

These types of pyramids were already known and texts attest to their existence as well, but this pyramid at Edfu has never been excavated before now.

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King Tut's Mummified Erect Penis May Point to Ancient Religious Struggle

King Tut's Mummified Erect Penis May Point to Ancient Religious Struggle | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it
Possibly the first-known mummified erect penis, and other burial anomalies, were not accidents during embalming, but rather deliberate attempts to make the king appear as Osiris, the god of the underworld, in as literal a way as possible.

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VPP--Very Important Penis

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Deanna Dahlsad's curator insight, January 4, 2014 7:55 PM

For some reason, I just thought of Freud... *wink*

Deanna Dahlsad's curator insight, January 4, 2014 7:56 PM

For some reason, I just thought of Freud... *wink*

Aladin Fazel's curator insight, January 10, 2014 2:03 PM

it's by either Got or creatures of all kind; the same!!