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Ma'at - The Egyptian Goddess Of Truth

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The Egyptian House, Penzance, Cornwall. The building dates back to 1835 & it is thought that the architect was John Foulston from Plymouth who is credited for the design of the similar Classical and Mathematical School in Devonport, Devon. It has been said that the facade was an exact copy of a museum in Picadilly, London built in 1812 which was inspired by the Temple of Hat-hor at Dendra in Egypt. This is not strictly true altho it is likely the museum served as the main source of…

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Why legendary Egyptian beauty Queen Nefertiti was the first woman to be airbrushed

Why 3,300-year-old sculpture of legendary Egyptian beauty Queen Nefertiti was the first woman to be airbrushed.

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Interior of the tomb of Tutankhamun, Valley of the Kings, UNESCO World Heritage Site, West Bank, Luxor, Thebes, Egypt, North Africa, Africa

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Two bracelets of Psusennes I, gold, lapis lazuli, carnelian, green feldspar; 21st Dynasty, Third Intermediate Period.

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Amazing Ancient Egyptian Painting "Birds in an acacia tree, wall painting from Tomb of Khnumhotep III, Beni Hasan, Middle Kingdom" ca. 1950-1900 BCE. We can recognise the hoopoe bird (Upupa epops).

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Explore the world of Ancient Egypt by playing the terrific games shared by the Museum of Scotland: Egyptian tomb adventure, Land of the Egyptians, Dress like an Egyptian, Egyptian hieroglyphics and Temple stores game

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The ancestry of the Roman alphabet from Kemetic (Ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs) to Semetic (early Hebrew) to Phoenician to Greek. (J, U, and W were late additions to the Roman alphabet.) The Ancient Egyptian name for their own writing system was "Metu Neter" - meaning divine speech. "Hieroglyphs" is a Greek word - "hieros" means "sacred", "glyph" means writing.

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