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  • Coptic Museum
    342 words
    The Coptic Museum in Cairo is a life-like record of one of Egypt's periods all fraught with various antiques and monuments reflecting the different civilizations that graced the land of Egypt starting by the Ancient Egyptian civilization, passing by the Greek, the Roman, the Coptic, and lastly the Islamic. The Coptic Museum lies behind the walls of the famous Roman Fortress of Babylon in the ancient district of Cairo (Misr Al-Qadi ma). The area surrounding the museum abounds in lively monuments ...
  • Beginning Of Ancient Egypt
    885 words
    Ancient Egypt was even ancient to the ancient Egyptians themselves. It was as ancient to the ancient Greeks as the ancient Greeks are to us. 5,000 years separated us from the beginning of ancient Egypt. The history of Egypt begins with the unification of Upper and Lower Egypt into one United Kingdom. The first ruler under this new system was Menes. Thirty other dynasties would follow. To further unify Upper and Lower Egypt Menes founded a capital city where the two met: at the apex of the Nile, ...
  • Role Of Women In Ancient Egypt
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    The Role of Women in Ancient Egypt From the time of the Old Kingdom to the time of the New Kingdom, Ancient Egypt was a society dominated by men. Much of the history of Egypt is expressed through the perspective of Egyptian males. This leaves the perspective of the other half of the Egyptian population, females, unexplored. When women of Ancient Egypt are discussed it is often just the women of power or royalty who receive attention. This leaves many people unaware of the role of the average wom...
  • Earth Mother Goddess
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    Women in Ancient Times: from Matriarchy to Patriarchy In addition to age, gender is one of the universal dimensions on which status differences are based. Unlike sex, which is a biological concept, gender is a social construct specifying the socially and culturally prescribed roles that men and women are to follow. Women have always had lower status than men, but the extent of the gap between the sexes varies across cultures and time. Images of women, mostly figurines of the same type as the 'Ve...
  • Egyptian Culture Reflected In Worship Egypt
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    Egypt: The New Kingdom I was always fascinated with the Egyptians and their way of life. The way they utilized the water, the land and the tools still amaze me to this day. The art was something that would astound you. And the Pyramids and temples are breathtaking wonders. The New Kingdom is one of the most interesting periods of the Egyptian Empire. The New kingdom was to me the most glorious period of the Egyptian periods. The Egyptians knew how to utilize the water and make dams to irrigate t...
  • Egyptian Museum In Cairo
    809 words
    Pharoah Djoseer's step pyramid in Saqquara, the first pyramid in ancient Egypt, was built in about 2650 B.C. The 3 Great Pyramids of Giza were constructed about 2600 B.C. Ancient Egyptians developed one of the earliest civilizations on earth. The Great Sphinx at Giza is located near the 3 great Pyramids. The Great Sphinx's head is six stories high, and its lion's body is four -fifths as long as a football field. The Sphinx has been badly damaged by wind, sand storms, rain, and pollution. Its nos...
  • Most Important Aspect Of Ancient Egyptian Life
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    Ancient Egypt & Mummification Rituals Ancient civilizations are studied today to help us understand more about our worlds past and what has brought us to where we are today. Our findings have not only answered questions, but also brought us to ask questions. Perhaps one of the most studied and yet least understood civilizations ever were the Ancient Egyptians. Located in northern Africa, Egypt is a country unlike any other that is situated on the vast continent. Ancient towns that once thrived h...
  • Similarities And Differences Between Ancient China And Ancient Egypt
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    Even though China and Egypt are far away, they share many of the same characteristics. China's geography, art, and political systems are quite similar, yet different to those of Ancient Egypt. First, we will compare and contrast the geographical differences of China and Egypt. Both of these countries are very isolated. China, with its mountains to the south and southwest, its seas to the east, and its great wall to the north, was protected from invasion from all directions. Similarly, Egypt was ...
  • Ancient Egypt The Status Of The Scribes
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    In the letter of the Scribe Nebnare-Nacht to his apprentice exposes a significant amount of information of the status of the scribes in Ancient Egypt. Throughout the Ancient Egypt the status of the scribes was greatly speculated to be of noble eminence. Those who decided to become scribe was giving that was worth while. Also the status of being a scribe surpassed the prestige of all other jobs the were available at the time. Such as being a merchant, peasant, cobbler, washer man, carpenter, etc....

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