Centuries of contact & exchange left their mark on both Greek & Egyptian culture, culminating in Alexander the Great’s conquest of Egypt
How much do we REALLY know?...
Animals were important spiritual conduits communicating between humans and their gods
The Egyptians would carefully roll up or fold together letters, contracts and amulets to a tiny size so that they would take up the least possible space
Not all artists who used Mummy Brown knew they were using a color made up of people who had lived and died thousands of years before them...
Fred proves that Egyptians had been using embalming practices for more than 1.500 years longer than scientists believed
Behnui-Ka had seven titles including the Priest and the Judge and Nwi, also known as Chief of the Great State and "purifier" of the pharoah Khafre
The ancient burial place contains two decorative sarcophagi, or coffins, along with some 1,000 funerary statuettes
The mummified cats, however, weren't alone...
The ramp was found at Hatnub by researchers from the French Institute for Oriental Archaeology in Cairo