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The history and culture of these mysterious ancient kingdoms.
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8 rulers of ancient Egypt: Most precise timeline revealed -- Sott.net

8 rulers of ancient Egypt: Most precise timeline revealed -- Sott.net | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it
The most precise chronology of Early Egypt yet suggests the country formed much more quickly than previously thought. The new finding reveals a robust timeline for the first eight kings and queens of Egypt, including, in order of succession Aha,...
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6 Child Monarchs Who Changed History — HISTORY Lists

6 Child Monarchs Who Changed History — HISTORY Lists | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it
Find out about six young rulers whose actions and decisions had very grown-up consequences.
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Mummy Facts (INFOGRAPHIC)

Mummy Facts (INFOGRAPHIC) | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it
Unravel the mysteries of ancient Egypt with these revealing mummy facts.


70 Days were required to prepare an ancient Egyptian mummy

63 Tombs have been discovered in Egypt's Valley of the Kings

7 Shrouds were placed over each mummy

6 Chariots were entombed with King Tut

4 Organs were removed from the body during mummification (the lungs, liver, stomach and intestines)

3 People were involved in the mummification process (an embalmer, a cutter and a scribe)

1 Mummy has been issued his own passport (Ramses II for a trip to France)

0 Cavities were found in King Tut's teeth

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