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Ancient Egyptian Facts

Posted by on October 23, 2015

Good news-you will be continuing to learn all about ancient Egypt after the holidays. Comment on this post to share some facts you have already learnt at school or perhaps you have found out some interesting information about Ancient Egypt at home.

7 Responses to Ancient Egyptian Facts

  1. celine

    Egyptians thought the heart was the most important part of the body so they pulled the brain out using a special kind hook and put it up the kings nose and finds the brain and pulls it out the nose!

  2. Ramone

    Cleopatra VIII was an Egyptian queen that wanted an Egyptian cobra to bite her !When Hatshepsuts’ (an Egyptian queen) husband , Thutmose II died .Her son , Thutmose III was too young to reign as a king so she reigned herself as an Egyptian king.Tutankhamuns artefacts were sent to the Cairo museum in Cairo , the capital city of Egypt.Tutankhamuns’ dad was called Ankhehaten.Ramses II had a crown with a cobra on.The people of Ancient Egypt worshiped many Gods , one was called Khepri which was a scarab beetle.

  3. Db Justin

    Ancient Egypy was a civilisation of ancient Northeastern Africa, concentrated along the lower reaches of the River Nile in what is now the modern country of Egypt.It is one of the six civilisations globally to arise independently. The Great Sphinx and the pyramids of Giza are among the most recognisable symbols of the civilisation of Ancient Egypt. Egyptian civilisation coalesced around 3150 BC (according to conventional Egyptian chronology.) with the political unification of Upper and Lower Egypt under the first Pharoah.

  4. Franchesca

    In Ancient Egypt hippo hunting was a very popular sport. Cleopatra killed herself in 30BC. Bulbs of garlic was used to warn of snakes. Hunting was reserved for royalty and courtiers. They put hearts in special jars.

  5. Krystian

    It was very important to Ancient Egyptian religius beliefs that the human body was preserved.A method of artificial preservation called mummification was developed by the Acient Egiptians.Mummification was a complicated and lengthy process which least up to 70 days.

    Cats were considered to be scared animals the Acient Egiptians.It’s thought that most families kept a cat as a pet,which theybelived would bring the household good luck.

    The Acient Egyptians invented lots of things we still use today,such as paper,pens,locks znd keys and belive it or not-toothpaste!

  6. Christabel

    Both Egyptian men and women wore makeup. The eye-paint was usually green or black As well as offering protection from the sun, the Egyptians believed makeup had magical healing powers. Most Ancient Egyptian pyramids were built as tombs for pharaohs and their families. To date, over 130 pyramids have been discovered in Egypt.The Pyramid of Khufu at Giza is the largest Egyptian pyramid. This incredible structure weighs as much as 16 Empire State buildings

  7. Miss Esposito

    Some superb facts here Class 4. I really have learnt lots reading your posts. Thank you for blogging!
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