The milky way perfectly aligned with the temple of Karnak, Egypt
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Dendera Temple: the dominant building in the complex is the Temple of Hathor. The temple has been modified on the same site starting as far back as the Middle Kingdom, and continuing right up until the time of the Roman emperor Trajan. The existing structure began construction in the late Ptolemaic period at the time of Ptolemy Auletes in July 54 BCE and the hypostyle hall was built in the Roman period under Tiberius.
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Egypt reopens Luxor's ancient "Avenue of the Sphinxes" on 25 nov 2021 in a breathtaking cerimony!
It has taken decades to excavate the 3000-year-old walkway, which is nearly 3 km long and connects two of the city's greatest temples.
The goal, said the Ministry of Tourism, is to make "an open-air museum" and he hopes the event will boost the ailing tourism sector of the country, battered by political turmoil and pandemic.
Luxor - with its temples and its palaces, as well as the necropolis of the Valley of the Kings and the Valley of the Queens are inscribed in the world heritage of Unesco.
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Ancient Egyptian limestone trial piece depicting hands. Artist unknown; reign of Akhenaten (ca. 1353-1336 BCE), 18th Dynasty, New Kingdom. From Amarna; now in the Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, University College London. Photo credit: Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin FRCP/Wikimedia Commons.
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A sample of Demotic Egyptian (7th c. BCE - 5th c. CE). Demotic characters derive directly from Hieroglyphs via the Hieratic script, but many of them, like the sample shown here, are ligatures, multiple characters merged into one, often written with a single stroke.
Demotic script is the Egyptian equivalent to the Chinese characters (漢字), which evolved from the pictographic Oracle bone script (甲骨文) in the same way.
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Queen Nazli of Egypt’s Diamond Kokoshnik Tiara
Find out more at Tiara Mania
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Really so proud to be Egyptian ❤
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Stay Tuned, Egypt will make new history tomorrow
150 TV channel will cover and More than one billion will watch the historical event, The Inauguration of the Sphinxes Avenue in Luxor, November 25th, at 19.30 HRS
150 محطة تليفزيونية ستنقل للعالم الحدث الأسطورى على أرض مصر من الأقصر وأكثر من مليار مشاهد فى انتظار الموكب الأسطورى لاحياء طريق الكباش واعلان الأقصر أكبر متحف مفتوح على وجه الأرض
25 نوفمبر -7:30 مساءا - كل التوفيق ان شاء الله
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The Avenue of the Sphinxes, 1910.
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Egypt's first female ship captain Marwa Elselehdar has been falsely accused as being the captain of the Ever Given by some foreign media, in a story that went viral and garnered a lot of hate towards her.
The only problem? She was 370km away at the time, acting as the first mate of another ship (Aida IV) and had nothing to do with the situation in the Suez Canal.
I think we should all help spread this, since some people are still sharing the malicious slanderous fake posts about her!
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The Step Pyramid of Djoser: the first pyramid and first monumental stone building in the world.
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This is so cool
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egyptian singer amira selim sings ancient egyptian verses at the pharaoh’s golden parade, in which the mummies of egypt’s ancient royalty were transported to their new home. 3rd April 2021.
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Rachel Weisz & Brendan Fraser | The Mummy (1999)
"Evelyn and Rick are basically Indiana Jones split down the middle — she’s the brains, he’s the brawn." - Rachel Weisz
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My attempt at Ancient Egyptian Hieratic script, 1st hymn to Pharaoh Senwosret III (1878-1840 BCE).
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A storm over the pyramids of Giza - Egypt
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goddesses and gods of ancient egypt
(some of them)
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If you have a Duolingo account, please consider upvoting this request to add Coptic to their language courses.
Coptic is the final stage of the Egyptian language. It is currently endangered, with less than 300 Egyptians speaking it as their native tongue.
It would mean a great deal to indigenous Egyptians in the Coptic community to have our language preserved, and this would be a huge step forward.
If you don’t have a Duolingo account, consider sharing this with those who might. Thank you! <3
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