Amazing surprising and interesting fact about ancient Egypt|the egypt facts

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Amazing surprising and interesting fact about ancient Egypt|the egypt facts

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Amazing surprising and interesting fact about ancient Egypt|the Egypt facts
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Amazing surprising and interesting fact about ancient Egypt|the egypt facts

  • A Pharaoh never let his hair be seen – he would always wear a crown or a  head-dress called
    a nemes (the striped cloth headdress made famous by Tutankhamen’s golden mask). shown below in the image

Amazing,surprising and interesting facts about Egypt.

  • Egyptian children wore no clothing at all until they were in their teens.
    The temperature in Egypt made it unnecessary. Adult men wore skirts while women wore dresses.
  • Egyptian’s believed that the earth was flat and round (like a pancake) and
    that the Nile flowed through the centre of it.
  • In every temple in ancient Egypt, the pharaoh was supposed to carry out the
    duties of the high priests, but his place was usually taken by the chief priest.
  • When a body was mummified, its brain was removed through one of its nostrils
    and its intestines were also removed and placed in jars called canopic jars.
    Each organ was placed in its own jar. The only internal organ that was not removed
    was the heart, because Egyptians considered it to be the seat of the soul.
  • Egyptians were among the very first people to invent writing, as well as ink and paper.
  • “OTZI” the mummy found in Tyrol Alps in 1991, was a person who died in 3300 B.c?
  • The Egyptians shaved their hair, in order to protect themselves against lice?
    They hid their bald head under black wigs.
  • Egypt had gold mines and was the richest country of the Ancient World.
  • Fly swatters made from giraffe tails were a popular fashion item in ancient Egypt.
  • In Egypt, both men and women wore eye make-up called kohl,
    which was made from ground-up raw material mixed with oil?
    They believed it had magical healing powers that could restore
    poor eyesight and fight eye infection.
  • Egypt’s first pyramid was a step pyramid built by famed Egyptian architect Imhotep
    for the pharaoh Djoser in 2600 B.C.

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  • The ancient Egyptians were the first people to have a year consisting of 365 days
    divided into 12 months. They also invented clocks.
  • The ancient Egyptians believed that the god Thoth invented writing and passed its
    secret to humans. His symbols were a bird called an ibis and a baboon.
  • The Great Pyramid at Giza has vents pointing to the constellation of Orion
    so the mummy’s spirit could fly straight up to the gods.
  • The oldest death sentence recorded is found in ancient Egypt. Found in the
    Amherst papyri, a teenaged male in 1500 B.C. is sentenced to kill himself
    by either poison or stabbing for practising magic.
  • Ancient Egyptian tomb builders had their own guarded villages.
    They were well fed and looked after because their work was so important.
  • The first person in Egypt identified by name (Mery) for tax evasion was sentenced
    to 100 blows for his crime.
  • Toilets were also included in some ancient Egyptian tombs.
  • If the Great Pyramid were chopped into 12-inch cubes, there would be
    enough cubes to circle the moon almost three times
  • The oldest dress in the world comes from Egypt. It is 5,000 years old.(shown in image below)

The oldest dress in the world comes from Egypt. It is 5,000 years old.

  • The ancient Egyptians may have been the first people to keep cattle.
  • Ancient Egyptians kept such good flood records on the Nile that scientists today
    use their data to better understand rainfall patterns.

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