Music in Ancient Egypt

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In antiquity the Egyptians used music in diverse daily activities, but it was in the temples and in their ceremonial where it had a more intense development. It is not known exactly how the Egyptian music was, because it was not written, but transmitted orally, but are preserved texts used in some ceremonies, such as those of the cults […]

Egyptian Mythology Stories

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All about Egyptian mytholog In 2 minutes TOP CHRONO!!!!! Egyptian mythology is composed of stories and characters that were part of the religion of ancient Egypt, the first civilization known on earth. Much of the folklore involves stories of mortals meeting the major gods of their religion, or stories of how the gods came to create different parts of the natural […]

How hieroglyphics were deciphered

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We have already seen how the “Age of the Consuls” attracted the attention of Europagracias to the treasures that flowed into museums and private collections. Curiosity about Egypt was constantly fed back, as the more people talked about the land of the Pharaohs, the more interest developed. Even the “simple” travellers, who collected information on the […]

Animals in Ancient Egypt

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The relationship between the ancient Egyptians and the animal kingdom She was close and intense ! Not only were the pharaohs themselves compared with animals that were considered to possess certain characteristics, such as the lion, symbol of strength and majesty, but their deities were represented as human beings with heads or some features of animals, such as Horus, […]

Biography of Ramses II | The last great pharaoh

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During the reign of Ramses II, the Egyptian economy, administration, army and culture flourished, and after his death everything would begin to fall, making him the last great pharaoh of Egypt. Ramses 2 Ramses II was one of the most outstanding and remembered rulers of Ancient Egypt. Under his command, flourished and reached the most prestigious […]

Tutankhamun, Full Biography of the Pharaoh

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Tutankhamun is one of the best-known Egyptian pharaohs and erroneously taken as the most important. What is the biography of this well-known Egyptian king? One of the most famous pharaohs of all time is undoubtedly Tutankhamun. His reign was short-lived because of his early death, but mystery and legends surround him because of his famous curse. […]

Howard Carter | The discovery of Tutankhamun

Carter before the sarcophagus of Tutankhamun Howard Carter is an important name for those who love Egyptian discoveries and mysteries. Undoubtedly, his work was among the most outstanding of the time, as he discovered the tomb of one of the most famous pharaohs today: the tomb of Tutankhamun. Howard Carter Howard Carter was born May 9, […]

Biography of Akhenaten | The heretic pharaoh

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Akhenaten has been a famous pharaoh who went down in history for being the one who carried out the great religious reform by which the cult focused on the sun god, Aton. Biography of Akenaten Akhenaten, also known as Amenhotep or Amenophis IV, was an Egyptian pharaoh belonging to the XVIII dynasty in the New Empire of Egypt that reigned between […]

Mummification in Ancient Egypt

In Ancient Egypt, as in other cultures, there were funerary rites specific to the area, as they believed in life after death. The most characteristic rite was the embalming of the deceased, the so-called mummification. This custom was very expensive, so it was normally only within the reach of the royal family and wealthy families. The process lasted a […]

Nefertari: The first wife of Ramses II

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Nefertari stood out for his beauty and intelligence, qualities on which Ramses II set himself to make her his wife and therefore queen of Egypt. Nefertari is considered the most beautiful woman of her time. But she not only stood out for it, but also for her intelligence and for being the woman who fell in […]