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Interesting facts about ancient Egypt you probably didn't know

Does Ancient Egypt fascinate you? Then the facts from this article will definitely interest you. Read and enjoy!


What comes to your mind when you think about ancient Egypt? We bet you imagine old pyramids, pharaohs and the Sphinx of Giza, the Nile and dry desert. But ancient Egypt was so much more than just that. It was one of the most successful, advanced and long-lasted civilizations. Even nowadays it is still full of mysteries and uncertain facts. We have prepared a list of wonderful and weird facts about ancient Egypt. We bet you didn't know them. Read and learn something new!



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106 Comments
Mark Johnson
Need more just like this one.
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Aug 9, 2017 5:17PM
Marge Burrows King Siegal
I love these interesting facts about ancient Egypt!
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Aug 9, 2017 5:38PM
Leticia Olsen
👍🏼I love all the history in Egypt 🇪🇬 Very interestingly colourful!
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Oct 3, 2021 8:30PM
Gassan Couri
Very interesting , why are they so backwards now ( , with all my due respect )
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Apr 5, 2020 4:56PM
Don Supina
Been to Egypt loved it
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Aug 6, 2019 5:35AM
Ilias Tsiabardas
I New 4 of them including Cleopatras Origin ,her father was Ptolemy a General of Alexander the great Greek Macedonian that conquered Egypt 334 BC and Cleopatra die August 12. Year 30 BC
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Aug 1, 2019 5:38PM
Carol Bruyere
very informative and educational
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May 21, 2019 7:10PM
John W Patterson Jr
So, since Egypt is on the African continent, why are they not Africans?
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May 14, 2019 9:45AM
M Renz
I didn’t know about the slaves & the honey!
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Apr 18, 2019 4:54PM
Linalinda Eichin
Great to know
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Apr 10, 2019 8:28PM
Lynn Delage
Maria Viegas, Alexander the Great conquered Egypt. When he died his Empire was divided among his generals.Ptolemy for Egypt. His descendants, who were Greek, ruled Egypt until Rome came along. The Ptolemys kept the bloodline Greek. Cleopatra was probably a blonde.
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Dec 9, 2018 6:19PM
Chriss Crockford
Interesting information
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Nov 14, 2018 8:01AM
Pamela Spallin
I love reading facts like this🤙
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Jul 17, 2018 10:13PM
Donna Gazdik
Add to things I didn’t know about before. Thank you
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Jun 23, 2018 4:43PM
Linda Parry
Didn't know all of them just a few
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Jun 19, 2018 3:50AM
Pam Tyler
Always loved Egypt after a wonderful trip on the Nile and a one day trip on Concorde to Cairo.
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Jun 18, 2018 4:11PM
matthew rosa
In Number 6, You Forgot To Mention That Along With The Parts Removed From The Body Being Mummified, (Except The Heart,) The Brain Was Pulled Out Of The Skull Through The Nose With A Long Thin Hook! In Number 8, Not Only Do The Family Goes Into Mourning At The Lost Of Their Cat, But They Show Their Grief By Shaving Off Their Eyebrows!-That, And If The Cat Was Accidentally Or Deliberately Killed BY Someone, The Penalty Was DEATH!!! As There Was No Word For "Queen" Or A Female Ruler In The Language, One Of The First Queen Of Egypt, -Or Seemingly Anywhere Else At All At The Time,-Wore A Fake Beard As A Symbol Of Her Authority!
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Jun 7, 2018 6:56PM

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