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Ancient Egyptians built the Pyramids and the Great Sphinx at Giza, just outside of today’s Cairo. Photograph by Javarman, Dreamstime . Juice shops are common in Cairo, the capital of Egypt.

Ancient Egypt was the land of Tutankhamen (King Tut), Cleopatra, Ramses II and landmarks like the Great Pyramid at Giza, the Sphinx and the Nile River. Learn all about ancient Egypt at HISTORY.com.

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Ancient Egypt was a civilization of ancient North Africa, concentrated along the lower reaches of the Nile River in the place that is now the country Egypt.Ancient Egyptian civilization followed prehistoric Egypt and coalesced around 3100 BC (according to conventional Egyptian chronology) with the political unification of Upper and Lower Egypt under Menes (often identified with Narmer).

Both individuals date anywhere from 3351 B.C. to 3017 B.C., making them some of the earliest known bearers of tattoos. The next known example of ancient Egyptians getting tattoos doesn't appear ...

The Pyramids of Giza, Egypt Built: About 2600 B.C. Massive tombs of Egyptian pharaohs, the pyramids are the only ancient wonders still standing today. Hanging Gardens of Babylon, Iraq Built: Date unknown

Ancient Egypt Explore this nice concise website presenting info on Egyptian life, geography, gods & goddesses, mummification, pharaohs, pyramids and more.Includes information for teachers. Has features which require Shockwave plug-in. Presented by the British Museum. Build a Scale Model of the Great Pyramid

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