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Coffin design, from Ancient Egypt to modern Ghana - ABC Online

Coffin design, from Ancient Egypt to modern Ghana - ABC Online | Ancient Egypt | Scoop.it
Coffin design, from Ancient Egypt to modern Ghana
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Despite their decrease in popularity and move away from traditional material, coffin design hasn't changed in over a millennia.
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Wow, it's cool how "coffin design hasn't changed in over a millennia."

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How a Canaanite goddess conquered ancient Egypt - Haaretz

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How a Canaanite goddess conquered ancient Egypt
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How a Canaanite goddess conquered ancient Egypt. Brought over by mysterious conquerors and fused with a local deity, the nameless goddess was a kinder, gentler - and yellow - goddess.
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Name of Egyptian mummy from Perth museum revealed - BBC News

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Name of Egyptian mummy from Perth museum revealed
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The first stage of a study into an ancient Egyptian mummy has revealed her possible identity and where she was from.
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The mysterious scarab beetles: 2 new species of the endangered ancient genus ... - Eureka! Science News

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The mysterious scarab beetles: 2 new species of the endangered ancient genus ...
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Famous as the sacred beetles of ancient Egypt the scarab beetle group in fact represents much greater diversity around the globe.
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10 Arguments That Proves Ancient Egyptians Were Black - Atlanta Black Star

10 Arguments That Proves Ancient Egyptians Were Black - Atlanta Black Star | Ancient Egypt | Scoop.it
10 Arguments That Proves Ancient Egyptians Were Black Atlanta Black Star Even today, a significant number of mainstream Egyptologists, anthropologists, historians and Hollywood moviemakers continue to deny African people's role in humankind's first...
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First evidence of comet striking Earth believed found in Egypt - NBCNews.com

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University of the Witswatersrand.
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Nubian Women in Ancient Egypt - The Root

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... of powdered color suspended in animal fat. The lid protected the contents and pivots outward to permit access.
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Refining the dates of Ancient Egypt's first dynasty : House of Wisdom

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What we know of the history of the First Dynasty of Ancient Egypt, which was the first state formed in Egypt about a thousand years before the building of the first pyramids, has largely depended so far on archaeological ...
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Yummy 'Meat Mummies' Prepared for Ancient Egyptians in their Trip to Eternity - French Tribune

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To cite an example, Tutankhamun was famous personality of Egypt who died in 1323 B. C.
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Five heads of ancient royal statues discovered in Armant Temple, near Egypt's ... - Ahram Online

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Tutankhamun may have spontaneously combusted: Experts - Ahram Online

Tutankhamun may have spontaneously combusted: Experts - Ahram Online | Ancient Egypt | Scoop.it
AFP Tutankhamun may have spontaneously combusted: Experts Ahram Online Egyptologist Chris Naunton and a team of forensic scientists performed a "virtual autopsy" on the young pharaoh in the Channel 4 television documentary "Tutankhamun: The Mystery...
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Tomb of Ancient Egyptian Physician Discovered - National Geographic

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He is especially associated with a king named Niuserre, who ruled Egypt for at least a decade.
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Ancient Egyptians were born into strict class structures - Chicago Daily Herald

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Ancient Egyptians were born into strict class structures
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Ancient Egypt, the North African kingdom dotted with pyramids and known for its active afterlife culture, existed over a period of more than 3,000 years.
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Yangchen Lhamo's curator insight, January 30, 2014 3:47 PM

"If there were no sons at all, the Pharaoh would marry his daughter to a cousin or nephew who would become Pharaoh." This is kind of  scary how daughter has to marry one of her cousins or newphews if no sons were born.

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Life-size statue of King Ramses II found in Sharqiya - Ahram Online

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Life-size statue of King Ramses II found in Sharqiya Ahram Online Mohamed Abdel-Maqsoud, head of the Ministry of State for Antiquities' (MSA) Ancient Egyptian department, added that the mission uncovered another statue carved in sand stone which...
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The Mummies of Barnsley: By gum! Ancient Egyptians left embalmed bodies in ... - Daily Mail

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It is not exactly the first place you would expect to find 2,000-year-old mummies.
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