Egyptian Pharaoh and his wife (2nd millennium BC)
Egyptian Pharaohs were respected as gods, they were lords of life and death.
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Inhabitants of ancient Egypt wore characteristic clothes and jewellery.
The Giza Necropolis is the only one of the Ancient wonders still intact.
The step pyramid, built in the 27th century BC, was the first pyramid in Egypt.
Ancient Egypt was called the ‘gift of the Nile’, since the river played an important role in the rise of Egyptian civilisation.
Ancient Egyptians worshipped a large number of gods and goddesses.
An average Egyptian dwelling consisted of regularly arranged rooms.
The river and marine sailing boats of ancient Egypt were one-masted, oared boats
The screw pump commonly attributed to Archimedes made irrigation much more effective
The Ancient Greek scientist, Euclid of Alexandria, is often referred to as the 'father of geometry'.
Numerous legendary empires were built (and destroyed) in the course of history.
The Emperor of the vast Far-Eastern empire was the lord of life and death.
Ancient Persian monarchs were famous for the size of their empire and their wealth.
The Rosetta Stone helped to solve the mystery of hieroglyphics.
Pharaoh Thutmose III defeated the rebellious coalition of Canaanite vassal states led by the king of Kadesh.
One of the greatest archaeological finds of the 20th century was the tomb of the Egyptian pharaoh.
African tribes have their own distinct cultures.
The outcome of one of the greatest battles in the history of the ancient East (fought by the Egyptians and Hittites) was indecisive.
Caliphs, considered successors of the Prophet Muhammad, were the most important religious leaders of Islam.
Maharajas were Hindu rulers of large regions of India.
The ruler of the vast Mongol Empire was the Khan.