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    Egyptians

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    Egyptians "Did the early Egyptians have help in building the pyramids?" All over the world remain fantastic objects, vestiges of people or forces which the theories of archaeology, history, and religion cannot explain. There is something inconsistent about our archaeology. They have found electric batteries many thousands of years old. They have found strange beings in perfect space-suits with platinum fasteners. They have also found numbers with fifteen digits- something not registered by any

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    The Egyptian Revolution

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    The Egyptian revolution that occurred in 2011 has several lessons from which Egyptians and the international community can learn from. The revolution was characterized by violent events such as riots, demonstrations, plaza occupations, and civil resistance that were agitated by political, economical, and social factors (Abdou 93). Initial protests were stirred up by nationalism where individuals and organizations of different religious and cultural backgrounds had the common interests of fighting

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    The Egyptian Pyramids

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    The Egyptian Pyramids When most people think of Ancient Egypt they think of Pyramids. To construct such great monuments required a mastery of architecture, social organization, and art that few cultures of that period could achieve. The oldest pyramid, the Step-Pyramids, grow out of the abilities of two men, King Djoser and Imhotep. Djoser, the second king of 3rd dynasty, was the first king to have hired an architect, Imhotep, to design a tomb (Time-Life Books, 74). Imhotep was known as

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    The Egyptian Revolution

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    revolution, has now become a violent and oppressive force. On the twenty-ninth of December 2011, the SCAF raided seventeen Egyptian, German, and US run NGOs in search of proof of illegal foreign funding.1 In a statement (A/HRC/18/NGO/77) submitted by the Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies (CIHRS), the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR), and the Center for Egyptian Women’s Legal Assistance, it was reported that the ruling military council was illegally monitoring NGOs’ bank transactions

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    Egyptian Tombs

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    Egyptian Tombs Egyptologists had lost interest in the site of tomb 5, which had been explored and looted decades ago. Therefore, they wanted to give way to a parking lot. However, no one would have ever known the treasure that lay only 200 ft. from King Tut's resting place which was beyond a few rubble strewn rooms that previous excavators had used to hold their debris. Dr. Kent Weeks, an Egyptologist with the American University in Cairo, wanted to be sure the new parking facility

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    Egyptian Bedouins

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    The Life of the Egyptian Bedouins The Bedouin people of Egypt can easily be described as a people with no place to call a home. Studying the Bedouins show that they have a deep and unique culture. They do not get involved in politics, and they live a humble and modest life. The Bedouin Nomads of Egypt are predominantly Muslim. Therefore, their beliefs, practices and rituals will be the same as that of a common Muslim. I will discuss the doings of Muslims but more importantly, I will concentrate

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    Egyptian Art

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    Egyptian Art was once considered to be unchanged, when viewing this art as a whole. Egyptian Art seems to be repetitive pattern of images and ideas. Yet all of these images are uniquely different. Ranging from 3000b.c to 50b.c. Taking the same principles through out the entire period. Which consists of Old, Middle and New Kingdoms. Each dynasty had a different addition to the basic concepts that were established in the beginning, ideas of the artist grew faster and better. Many cultures shared from

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    Humanities with John J. Reich, remarks “Despite its long history, the most striking feature of Egyptian culture is its unity and consistency” (19). He puts the idea very succinctly, as over the course of nearly five and a half centuries, the Egyptian style of art and literature we recognize in our museums and pop culture today remained largely unchanged throughout the majority of its duration. The Ancient Egyptian civilization emerged in an incredibly prosperous terrain, which made it possible to create

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    Ancient Egyptian Art

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    Ancient Egyptian civilization and culture stood the test of time enduring thousand of years of life becoming a strong political, economic, and social structure. . Egypt’s ability to withstand for thousands of years was possible because of their location. They were geographically located in the desert around the Nile River. Every year the Nile River would flood depositing silt that was rich in nutrients, which would provide crops for the Egyptians. Egyptians based their life off of the Nile River

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    from a method that Egyptians used which was called chronology. Chronology was used to record rulers and dynasties, as well as events of importance. Egyptian development began when King Menes – the first pharaoh - unified upper and lower Egypt. This formed a society that advanced over the centuries. The type of government Ancient Egyptian was theocracy. This means they worshiped a single person as a God; and primarily being the Pharaoh. The primary writing system for Egyptians was hieroglyphics,

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