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*THE GREAT PYRAMID OF GIZA: also known as the Pyramid of Khufu or the Pyramid of Cheops, is the oldest and largest of the three pyramids in the Giza Necropolis bordering what is now El Giza, Egypt. It is the oldest of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, and the only one to remain largely intact.
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*NEFERTEM: God of Perfume Also known as He Who is Beautiful and Water Lily of the Sun, was god of both healing and beautification, perfumes and aromatherapy. In ancient Egypt, perfume wasn’t like the perfume of today - perfume was holistic, much as aromatherapy today. His function as a solar god was that of the sunrise. Nefertem was the god who helped raise the sun into the sky, passing it to Ra as one would give a flower to a guest at an ancient Egyptian party. In the morni
Cleopatra | The Egyptian Queen and Her Love Affairs
*CLEOPATRA:Queen of Ancient Egypt.She was beautiful,intelligent +self-copnfident.She was notEgyptian but belonged to aGreek dynasty,that started w/Ptolemy I.Cleopatra became well-known because of her love affairs w/2 Roman rulers, JuliusCaesar+ MarkAntony.She was born69B.C.in Alexandria,Egypt.When her father Ptolemy XIIdied she became ruler together w/her elder brother.Some of her brother's friends, however,drove her out.When Julius Caesar came to the country he helped regain her throne.....
Top 10 Most Powerful Women in History - Listverse
*HATSHEPSUT: one of the most powerful women in the ancient world. She was the fifth pharaoh of the Eighteenth Dynasty of Ancient Egypt and she ruled longer than any other woman in Egyptian history. Hatshepsut was married to her sickly half brother, Thutmose II, and the two of them began to co-rule after the death of their father, Thutmose I, in 1492 BC In 1479 BC, Thutmose II died and Hatshepsut continued to rule by herself until her own death in 1458 BC.