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Egyking Egyking 26 days ago
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Tutankhamun Mask

It was placed directly on the head of the mummy of Tutankhamun , together with other decorations or trappings such as a golden vertical line of inscriptions and 4 horizontal ones and the golden figure of the Ba bird which was placed on the chest of the mummy, with a big scarab amulet (the heart amulet) inscribed on the other side with Chapter 30B of the Book of the Dead in order to protect the heart of the deceased.


The mask itself is made out of pure gold about 10.23 kg representing the facial features of the king. Tutankhamun is wearing the Nemes headdress, which is striped blue and gold as a sign of association with god Ra (Re’s body was believed to be made out of gold and his hair out of lapis lazuli).

The king is represented with a broad coll…


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Khaemwaset Khaemwaset 8 July
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Category Structure Idea

I have some ideas for a category structure mainly regarding the "Places" catagory and pretty much everything that comes with it.


  • 1 Geographic features
  • 2 Natural geographic features
  • 3 Abstract geographic features
  • 4 Artificial geographic features

The idea is to make a category called "Geographic features" which devides everything under the following three (sub-)categories:

  • Natural geographic features (includes landforms; terrain types and bodies of water)
  • Abstract geographic features (includes politically designated areas; states and nomes)
  • Artificial geographic features (basically settlements and other man-made sites and structures, but not only archeological sites! Also includes modern structures relevant to ancient Egypt, like museums and the Aswan d…


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Khaemwaset Khaemwaset 9 June
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New Kingdom Pharaohs

I've adjusted and added all pages of the New Kingdom Pharaohs to make them match and link with each other.

Now planning on adjusting and adding pages of New Kingdom royal family members while trying not to forget adding all the categories.

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Egyking Egyking 27 February
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Ancient Egypt Climate

Ancient Egypt Climate

Egypt, located in the African continent has always been experiencing a hot and humid climate. Egypt was mostly filled with sandy deserts. Only a small area around the Nile was inhabited. Huge attempts to prevent the heat were not employed as Egyptians gradually accustomed themselves with the climate.  Further, the hot and dryness were important in drying the mummies.


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Egyking Egyking 18 February
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Egy king app

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Egyking Egyking 16 October 2020
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Ancient Egyptian Furniture

Egyptian antique furniture provides almost the only surviving examples of genuine antique furniture. Egyptians believed that possessions could still be used in the afterlife, and furniture items were buried with the dead in sealed tombs. In the hot, dry climate of Egypt, many items have been preserved through the centuries to become museum pieces fascinating and valuable today.  


The reconstructions of objects found in the tomb of Queen Hetepheres revealed an elaborate four-poster bed, a chair transportation, and other items, including many boxes. Tutankhamun's tomb contained objects designed specifically for the burial place: his funeral bed, for example, is carved in the shape of Ammit, the eater of death, a god with the head of a crocodil…

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Egyking Egyking 13 August 2020
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Eye of Horus symbol meaning

The eye of Horus is also known as Horus or udjat. In ancient Egyptian mythology, Horus was one of five children of origin of the Egyptian gods, Ra and Rhea. Siblings were Osiris, Horus, Set, Isis, and Nephthys.


Osiris succeeded Ra as king of Egypt and married Isis, his sister. Their brother, Set, slew Osiris, who descended to the presidency of the land of the dead. The widow, Isis, called his brother, Horus, Set to destroy, what he did after many battles. Finally, Osiris was resurrected.  










See More : https://egy-king.blogspot.com/2020/08/eye-of-horus-symbol-meaning.html

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Egyking Egyking 29 July 2020
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Ancient Egyptian Art

Posted by Salah Salah | Monday, May 25, 2020 | Egyptian Facts "Everyone knows that Egypt is the land of the pyramids, those mountains of stone which stand like weathered landmarks on the distant horizon of history. However remote and mysterious they seem, they tell us much of their own story. They tell us of a land which was so thoroughly organized that it was possible to pile up these gigantic mounds in the lifetime of a single king, and they tell us of kings who were so rich and powerful that they could force thousands and thousands of workers or slaves to toil for them year in, year out, to quarry the stones, to drag them to the building site, and to shift them with the most primitive means until the tomb was ready to receive the king.


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Номарх Номарх 28 October 2017
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AKHENATON

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Egyking Egyking 20 December 2016
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King Tutankhamun Mummy

The mummy of Tutankhamun is the only New Kingdom royal mummy that had lain undisturbed in its tomb until the excavation-season of 1925/26, when Howard Carter finally removed the lid of the third and last mumm coffin.
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Before Carter and his men lay an impressive, neat and carefully made mummy, over which has been poured anointing oils and occupying the whole interior of the third coffin. A brilliant golden mummy mask was found hiding the mummy's head. Two golden hands, holding the royal insignia, lay upon the mummy's chest and just below, a Ba-bird was to protect the mummy.

Ancient Egyptian Mummies

https://www.egy-king.com/2020/07/ancient-egyptian-mummies.html

The enormous amount of anointing oils that had been poured over the mummy had, in the…



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Tomrowley Tomrowley 30 December 2015
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Fixing the Wiki Pt.2

This is just a quick post to say that I have now been through all of the Categories on all the Pages of this wiki and have made them all consice throughout the website.

There were alot that were different versions of the same idea, such as Culture and Egyptian Culture. These have all now gone so there are not pointless duplicates of categories.


As well for our Wanted Pages list we have finally gone below the 1000 wanted pages mark which is good.

It has only taken us about four months to reach this!

All the best,

Tom.

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Tomrowley Tomrowley 7 November 2015
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Fixing the Wiki Pt.1

This is the first official update on the current staus of the Wiki

As it stands we have over 1000 wanted pages to create content for, and in addition most of the pages on this wiki still need checking through as almost none of them have been references properly to make them reliable for users coming to this site.

We could really do with more people who wish to help fix this wiki as quick as possible, so that we may then start to expand on the content on this wiki :)

The homepage will be changing over the next few days to make it more official, and to start to look how we will want it to once the final versio is up and running.

The guidleines as well will be added to in the newxt day or two.

Thanks as ever for everyones patience.

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Egyking Egyking 16 February 2014
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Egyptian Gods and Goddesses - Osirus

Ancient Egyptian religion  Egyptian God Osirus Osirus was the eldest son of Geb and Nut . The brother of Nepthys ,Seth and Isis . He His brother Set is his enemy. Osirus was brother and husband of Isis and they have a child, Horus.

Osirus was a god of death and rebirth. On the one hand, he is the Lord of the Underworld, where he sits and passes judgment on the souls of the dead. On the other hand, he is responsible for the periodic flooding of the Nile River, and therefore, the fertility of the land. 

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Praying Mantis Man Praying Mantis Man 5 February 2014
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Egyptians Loved Pets

The Egyptians saw animals as incarnations of the gods and were one of the first civilizations to keep household pets. Egyptians were particularly fond of cats, which were associated with the goddess Bastet, but they also had a reverence for hawks, ibises, dogs, lions and baboons. Many of these animals held a special place in the Egyptian home, and they were often mummified and buried with their owners after they died. Other creatures were specially trained to work as helper animals. Egyptian police officers, for example, were known to use dogs and even trained monkeys (baboons) to assist them when out on patrol.

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AmazingAncientWorld AmazingAncientWorld 5 February 2014
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Ancient Egyptian trade

By the 4th millennium BCE shipping was well established, and the donkey and possibly the dromedary had been domesticated. Egyptians of the Naqada I period imported obsidian from Ethiopia, traded with Nubia to the south, the oases of the western desert to the west, and the cultures of the eastern Mediterranean to the east.

Pottery and other artifacts from the Levant that date to the Naqadan era have been found in ancient Egypt.

Egyptian artifacts dating to this era have been found in Canaan and other regions of the Near East, including Tell Brak and Uruk and Susa in Mesopotamia. By the second half of the 4th millennium BCE, the gemstone lapis lazuli was being traded from its only known source in the ancient world—Badakshan, from the Indus Valley Civilizat…

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Praying Mantis Man Praying Mantis Man 5 February 2014
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History's First Obesity Problem

]]Egyptian art commonly depicts pharaohs as being trim and statuesque, but this was most likely not the case. The Egyptian diet of beer, wine, bread and honey was high in sugar, and studies show that it may have done a number on royal waistlines. Examinations of mummies have indicated that many Egyptian rulers were unhealthy and overweight, and even suffered from diabetes. A notable example is the legendary Queen Hatshepsut, who lived in the 15th century B.C. While her sarcophagus depicts her as slender and athletic, historians believe she was actually obese and balding. A wall relief of an obese male with folds of flesh, gynaecomastia and a paunch. It was not unusual for pharaohs and wealthy people to have themselves portrayed with rolls …

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Praying Mantis Man Praying Mantis Man 5 February 2014
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Egyptian Women

While they may have been publicly and socially viewed as inferior to men, Egyptian women enjoyed a great deal of legal and financial independence. They could buy and sell property, serve on juries, make wills and even enter into legal contracts. Egyptian women did not typically work outside the home, but those who did usually received equal pay for doing the same jobs as men. Unlike the women of ancient Greece, who were effectively owned by their husbands, Egyptian women also had the right to divorce and remarry. Egyptian couples were even known to negotiate an ancient prenuptial agreement. These contracts listed all the property and wealth the woman had 


brought into the marriage and guaranteed that she would be compensated for it in the …

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Praying Mantis Man Praying Mantis Man 31 January 2014
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Ancient Egypt's Relationship to Africa

Ancient Egypt’s links with the eastern Mediterranean and Western Asia are well known and much studied, but its connections with the continent of Africa are more obscure. 

's Discovery]] The Nile Valley’s geographical ties to Africa are obvious: and culturally, ancient Egypt owed much to its North African roots. Indeed, anthropologists of the early twentieth century remarked on the African-ness of some key aspects of ancient Egyptian culture, including its defining feature, the doctrine of divine kingship. Such views are rarely expressed today, yet the fact remains that Egypt had every reason, political as well as economic, to take an interest in its African neighbours. In an attempt to re-balance the accustomed view of pharaonic foreign rel…

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Egyking Egyking 16 January 2014
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Ancient Egyptian Government

Ancient Egyptian government has not been characterized by a democratic system. Power was concentrated in one person Pharaoh. He controlled and dominated the country. Pharaoh was considered a living god with ultimate control over the people and the land. His eldest son was usually his successor.Egypt had traits of theocracy as well. Religion has not been kept out of the state. Priests and holy men who have formed their own class exerted sufficient influence on the government. They were respected and considered a higher class of society in relation to the commoners.

The government structure of ancient Egypt other officials, including viziers, military commanders, generals and treasurers, Minister of Public Works and tax collectors, who all an…

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R.azz.Y.azz R.azz.Y.azz 18 September 2013
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The effect of Ptolemaic reign on Religion and Language

  • 1 The effect of Ptolemaic reign on Religion and Language
  • 2 The Original "L" Sign
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  • 3 My discoveries
  • 4 What Role Did Language Play in Ptolemaic Egypt?
  • 5 The Original Egyptian Hieroglyph Of Hebrew Religious Terms

No body knew the real meaning of the name Pharaoh If you want to knew you must understand Hebrew ,and Hieroglyphics. We commonly refer to the kings of Ancient Egypt as "Pharaohs". This was in fact the word used by the Greeks and the Hebrews to denote the rulers of the Nile-country.

Ptolemy II ordered some Jews in Egypt (72 members) (called SEPTUAGINT) to wright down the old testament by the Greek language. There are many types of Greek language : Ionia , Athens , Corinth , Argos , Euboea…
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Egyking Egyking 26 August 2013
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Egy king

The world's fascination with mummies started the day Howard Carter unearthed the tomb of Tutenkhamen. The mummy had captured the imagination of historians throughout the world has led to a beginning endless quest to find answers and even mummies. Mummies, but not unique to ancient Egypt, were an important part of their culture. Death and the afterlife was an important aspect of their culture. The ancient Egyptians had a god devoted to death, Anubis, the god of death, the surgeon and healers. It has been linked to the process of mummification.

Previously, he was invoked while the Pharaoh is buried. The high priest donned the mask of Anubis while leading the mummification. This was done because of their belief that Anubis will direct them cor…

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