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Ancient Egypt


The gorgeous photo of the Three Great Pyramids at Giza, is shown courtesy of Mr. Lester at Tulane: Period and Style for Designers, I and II
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Main Sites
Ancient History Sourcebook: The Ancient Near East and Egypt
Egypt WWW Index
Abzu's Index to Ancient Egypt on the Internet
Egypt: A Country Study @ Library of Congress / Federal Research
Early Dynastic Egypt by Francesco Raffaele 's Egyptology
Ancient Egypt: A Learning Module
The House of Ptolemy
The Magic and the Mysteries of Ancient Egypt
Egypt and the Ancient Near East: For Young People and Teachers
Ralph Vaughan's Ancient Egypt Resource
NM's Creative Impulse..Egypt
The Amazing Ancient World - Premier Ancient Civilization Internet Book
Ancient Egypt ThinkQuest
Encyclopaedia of the Orient
Egypt - Guardian's Egypt - Main Gate
Land of the Pharoahs
Virtual Egypt - Take a Journey Back in Time!
U.S. Dept.of the Army Handbook: Ancient Egypt
The Ancient Egyptian Culture Exhibit
Egypt Page
Ancient Egypt History
Ancient Egypt Kid Connection
The Magic and Mysteries of Ancient Egypt
History B94: History of Ancient Egypt - Piccione
The Wonders of Ancient Egypt
Ancient Egyptian Multicultural Unit
Reeder's Egypt Page
The Akhet-Aten Home Page Introduction
The Egyptian Collection
Queen Ankhesenamen's Palace
Egypt/Pyramids/Pharaohs/Hieroglyphs - Mark Millmore's Ancient Egypt
ArabNet: Egypt History
ArabNet - Egypt, Tour Guide, Sphinx
Splendors of Ancient Egypt Educational Guide
Netherlands Institute for the Near East
University of Cambridge: Egyptology Resources
Ancient Egypt Lesson Plans
Secrets of the lost tomb
Ancient Egypt FAQs
Argos Search Results
EAWC: Ancient Egypt
Kelsey Museum of Archaeology
Egypt WWW Index
Arch. of Egypt/Caanan in Ancient times
Oriental Institute WWW Homepage
Learning Commons - Fundamental Topic
EAWC: The Ancient Near East

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Ancient History Search Engines
Search Argos
Abzu: Guide to Resources for Study
Perseus Encyclopedia: Table of Contents
Texts in Perseus for Browsing: English
The Internet Classics Archive: Texts
Searchable Resources for Classics and Mediterranean Archaeology (Univ.of Mich)
The Internet Classics Archive: 441 searchable works of classical literature
Greek and Latin Synonym Tool

Museums
Welcome to Museum Tours: Virtual Egyptian Museum
The Odyssey Online Museum
Harvard Semitic Museum
Museum of Bologna - The Egyptian Collection
The Institute of Egyptian Art and Archaeology
University of Wales: The Egypt Centre
Egyptian Artifacts Exhibit
Archaeological Museum of Corfu
The Egyptian Museum of Cairo
Cairo: Egyptian Museum
The Cleveland Museum of Art Pharaohs exhibit
Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum
Institute of Egyptian Art and Archaeology
The Nubia Museum in Aswan
The Museum of Nauplia
The Institute of Egyptian Art and Archaeology
The Walton Hall of Ancient Egypt
The Hunterian Museum: Egyptian Exhibition

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Time Lines
Timeline of Ancient Egypt
Chronology of Ancient Egypt Civilizations
History of Egypt (from 100,000 BC till present)
Timeline of Nubian Royal History
Egypt: History - Pharaonic Dynasties
Chronology of Ancient Egypt
Egyptian - Iraeli history Timeline
EAWC Chronology: Egypt
Time Lines of Art History
MHP: Timeline by Chronology

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Maps
Main Map of Ancient Egypt
The Giza Plateau Mapping Project
Theban Mapping Project
Map: Alexander in the East
Why was the Nile so important to the people of Egypt?
Map of Nubia
Oriental Institute: Ancient Near East Site Maps
Maps showing Ptolemaic Egypt
Egypt: Archaeological Sites
Abzu: Maps and Atlases
World History : HyperHistory
Main Map of Ancient Egypt

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Glossaries
Dictionary of Terms
The Ancient Egypt Site: Glossary

Art & Images
History of Ancient Egypt: Visuals and Images
Egyptian Architecture: Mr. Lester at Tulane: Period and Style for Designers, I and II
The Nile Delta near Alexandria
Neferchichi's Egyptian Graphics
Daughters of King Akhenaten - Vase
Photos and Other Images of Egypt
Color Tour of Egypt
World Art Treasures: Egypt
Album
Ptolemaic Egypt Images
The Institute of Egyptian Art and Archaeology
Ancient Egyptian Art and Culture
Old Kingdom Egypt
Middle and New Kingdom Egypt
New Kingdom Egypt
Egypt and Art
Egyptian, Classical, and Ancient Middle Eastern Art, Brooklyn Museum
Images of Egypt
Images de Synthèse
The Material Remains of Ancient Egyptian Civilization: A Photographic Presentation
Thebes Photographic Project: Index to Pictures
Egypt Information Highway: CultureNet
Ancient Egyptian Art
The Institute of Egyptian Art and Archaeology (University of Memphis)
History and Activities of the Egyptian Culture Center
Richard Deurer
World Art Treasures--includes Pilgrimage to Abydos
Publications by the Egyptian Culture Center
A New Light On Ancient Art
Restoring Ancient Egyptian artifacts... by computer
Tel El-Amarna Collection
Mansoor Amarna Collection

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Papyrus
Duke Papyrus Archive
The Ben Ezra Synagogue Fragments
Sumerian Text Archive
University of Michigan: Papyrus Collection
Centre for the Study of Ancient Documents
Homer and the Papyri
The Egyptian Book of the Dead
Papyrus of Ani; Egyptian Book of the Dead
Book of the Dead

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Hieroglyphics & Writing
Hieroglyphs
Name in Hieroglyphic
Sentence to Hieroglyphs Encoder
Letter to Hieroglyph Encoder
Transformation of English Letters to Hieroglyphic
Ancient Scripts of the World
MHP: Timeline by Chronology
Proto-Canaanite(Proto-Sinaitic)First Alphabet
Development of the Alphabet & Family Tree
Middle Egyptian
The Pronunciation of Ancient Egyptian
Hieroglyphic Directory
Egyptian Hieroglyphics
Hieroglyphics Writer
BBC News | Sci/Tech | Were Egyptians the first scribes?
ABCNEWS.com : Writing May Come from Egypt
The Times: Britain: Scholars find fresh clues to origin of writing
Scribes
Discovering Writing: The Significance of Writing
Hieroglyphics and Writing
Egypt: First Dynasty Ivory and wooden labels corpus
Corpus of Egyptian Early Dynastic Inscriptions on Stone Vessels
Corpus of Egyptian Late Predynastic Palettes

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Rosetta Stone
The Rosetta Stone
The Story of the Rosetta Stone: Finding a Lost Language
The Finding of the Rosetta Stone
Rosetta Stone Coloring Book

Daily Life
The Daily Life of the Ancient Egyptians page
Daily Life in Ancient Egypt Exhibit
Daily Life in Ancient Egypt
Life in Ancient Egypt
Daily Life Ancient Egypt
Every Day Life in Ancient Egypt
Everyday Life In Egypt In The Days Of Ramesse...
Ancient Egyptian Life Style
Flashback Special: Life in Ancient Egypt
Egypt: Daily Life
Welcome to Ancient Egyptian Lives

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Culture
Ancient Egyptian Life, food,etc
BREWER: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, 409-410
Lecture 3: Egyptian Civilization
EAWC Essay: The Egyptian Culture
Labyrinth of Human Development
A Walk through Time: Earliest Clocks
A Walk through Time: Ancient Calendars
The Mysterious Muu
Children of the Ocean Seas now dead, but hoping to get a new URL
Odyssey in Egypt
Egypt: A Country Study
Bibliomania: Non-Fiction
World Wide Ancient Egypt
Trading
Origins of Oriental Dance: Pt 2b - Ancient Egypt
The Mysterious MUU
Dance
Egyptian Project
Love Poems From ancient Egypt
The History of Plumbing - Egypt
Pages Through the Ages: Ancient Egypt, agriculture
Guide: Life in Ancient Egypt
Life in Ancient Egypt: The Carnegie Museum of Natural History
Dress, Adornment, Body Care
History of Costumes Index #1 - Ancient Egyptian Visuals
Ancient Egyptian Sports
Education and Learning in Ancient Egypt

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Food, Wine & Beer
Food of the Ancient Egyptians
Ancient Egyptian Wine Making
Rediscovering Ancient Egyptian Beer
Ancient Egyptian Beer Making
Tour Egypt: Recipes
Foods of the Bible: Barley
Foods of the Bible: Wheat

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The Seven Wonders of the World
The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World
The Seven Wonders in order
Seven Wonders Frequently-Asked Questions
The Seven Wonders: Other monuments
Seven Wonders Links
Clickable Map of the Seven Wonders

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Pyramid Construction
The Construction of the Pyramids
The Pyramids: Design and Construction
The Various Possible Methods of Pyramid Construction
Are Pyramids made out of concrete?
An Engineer in Egypt: Another Theory on how they were built
Geometrical Analysis of the Great Pyramid Complex

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Pyramids & Tombs
The Pyramids: Clickable Map
Pyramids and Temples Menu (with Java map)
NOVA Online/Pyramids -- The Inside Story
NOVA Online/Pyramids/Explore the Pyramids
The Egyptian Book of the Dead
Papyrus of Ani; Egyptian Book of the Dead
Book of the Dead
Monuments, Pyramids, Temples In Egypt
Museums, Monuments and Archaeological Sites of Hellas
Nubian Pyramid Sketch
Great Pyramid of Khufu
Khufu's Last Will
At the Tomb of Tutankhamen @ nationalgeographic.com
The Valley Of The Kings
Valley of the Kings
Egyptian Royal Tombs of the New Kingdom
Welcome to the Egyptian Tomb of Menna
The Tomb of Niankhkhnum and Khnumhotep
The tomb of Senneferi at Luxor in Egypt
Great Pyramid of Giza
The Great Pyramid of Giza - The Final Solution
Giza Plateau Computer Model
Giza Pyramids; The Vanishing Point
Giza - CultureNet
Great Pyramid of Giza: Fast Facts
How the Great Pyramid At Giza was built, and Why!
Secret Chamber in the Great Pyramid
The Step Pyramid Complex of Djoser
Egyptian Royal Tombs of the New Kingdom
The Great Temple of Abu Simbel
The Tomb of the Chihuahua Pharaohs
ArabNet -- Egypt, Tour Guide, Sphinx
The Sphinx
The SPHINX Group -- Egypt, pyramids
Kings' Valley Web page.
Deep in the Tombs of Egypt
Image Map of Great Pyramid
Hall of Records: Atlantis, Sphinx, Pyramids, Egypt
Sphinx: The Head in the Sand
Layout of the sphinx
Redating the Sphinx
The Orion Mystery: Unlocking the Secrets of the Pyramids
Alchemy of Africa - The Pyramids
Deep Secrets of the Pyramids
The astronomical orientation of the Egyptian pyramids
Welcome to the Ancient Egyptian Virtual Temple!
CNN: Tombs of the unknown workers
New corridors might lead to Ramses' sons
Thebes Photographic Project: Index to Pictures

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Mummies
What is a mummy?
Death in Ancient Egypt
Encyclopedia Smithsonian: Egyptian Mummies
Smithsonian FAQs: Egyptian Mummies
3-D Reconstruction of Ancient Egyptian Mummy using X-ray Computer Tomography
CyberMummy
Clickable Mummy
The Virtual Mummy
Rob Keller's Mummy Museum
Tombs and Mummies
Who was Who among The Royal Mummies
Egypt's Vally of the 10,000 Golden Mummies
The Mummy News: Featuring Mummy News!
Map Machine: Atlas @ Mummies
Mummies
The Faces of Djed
Ancient Egyptian and other Mummification links
Corkankhamun Explains Mummification
Mummies of Ancient Egypt
Ancient Egyptian Medicine and Mummification
The Unnatural Museum - Mummy's Curse
TI AMENY NET
Death in Ancient Egypt, funerary customs
Death And The Afterlife
Scholar tells how Egyptians made mummies, and...
Mummification- A Philosophical Examination

The Nile River
The Ancient Egyptian People's Dependence on the Nile
The Natural World: The Nile
Ancient Egypt Text (c.3000-525 B.C.): The Gifts of the Nile Overview
Ancient Egypt Text (c.3000-525 B.C.): The Old Kingdom (c.2850-2190 B.C.)
Ancient Egypt Text (c.3000-525 B.C.): The First Intermediate Period (2190-2052 B.C.)
Ancient Egypt Text (c.3000-525 B.C.): The Middle Kingdom (2052-1778 B.C.)
Ancient Egypt Text (c.3000-525 B.C.): The Second Intermediate Period (1778-1570 B.C.)
Ancient Egypt Text (c.3000-525 B.C.): The New Kingdom (1570-1085 B.C.)
Ancient Egypt Text (c.3000-525 B.C.): Final Decline (c.l085-525 B.C.)
Ancient Egypt Text (c.3000-525 B.C.): The Egyptian Flood Cycle: Flowchart
The Inundation: Annual Flooding
Sirius, The Nile and the Early Egyptians
The Nile: The Geography and Agriculture
The River Nile
Ancient Egypt Text on Nile Flooding by Era
Why was the Nile so important to the people of Egypt?
Ancient History Sourcebook: Hymn to the Nile
The Egyptian Flood Cycle Flowchart1
U.S. Dept.of the Army Handbook: Ancient Egypt
Bounty of Black Earth
Hymn of the Nile

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Nubia & Kush
Sudan (Nubia) A Country Study
Nubia: The Land Upriver
Nubia and Egypt
Map of Nubia
King Taharka's reign as King of Egypt and Nubia
Timeline of Nubian Royal History
The Niles Other Kingdom
Excursis IV: Nubia: The Land Upriver
Ancient Nubia
Nubian Pyramid
Kings of the Twenty-Fifth Dynasty
Nubian Shawabtis/I
Nubia Salvage Project
NUBIA - Its glory and its people
The Rediscovery of Ancient Nubia--1992 Exhibition
Oriental Institute Photographic Archives: Sudan,...
Nubia Online
The Nubia Museum in Aswan
The Museum of Nauplia
Gateway to Nubia
Nubian Gold
Learning Sites - Gebel Barkal,Nubia,History
Nubia
Nubia - background, trade
Relative Chronology of Nubia and Egypt(Need Acrobat Reader)
African History Archives: Ancient Nile Valley
Artifacts from Ancient Nubia: Egypt's Rival
Ancient Nubia & Ancient Kush
Nubia: The Kingdom of Kush: Napata
Civilizations in Africa: Kush
The Kingdom of Kush: The Twenty-fifth Dynasty
Unit 2: Ancient Kingdom of Kush/Nubia: Other Resources
Unit 2: Ancient Kingdom of Kush/Nubia: General Resources

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People
Who's Who of Egypt
Reference: Political Movers and Shakers of Ancient or Classical Times
Distinguished Women of Past & Present:  Alphabetical Index of Names
The Priestly Caste
The Military Caste
Plautus bio
Terence bio

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Egyptian Women
The Status of Women in Ancient Egyptian Society
Egyptian Economy and Non-royal Women:Their Status in Public Life
The role of women in Nubia
Hatshepsut
The Temple of Hatshepsut
The Queens of Egypt Portal
Internet Sites About Ancient Egyptian Women
Women in Ancient Egypt
Marriage Standing of Women

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Kings & Pharaohs
The Five Titulary Names of the Pharaohs
Tour Egypt: Egyptian Kings
Egyptian Kings
Kings and Queens Menu by Dynasty
Egypt: History - Pharaonic Dynasties
Ancient Egypt: The Second Dynasty - by Francesco Raffaele
Francesco Raffaele Egyptology: The Third Dynasty of Egypt
The Curse of the Pharoahs
Famous Pharoahs
Khufu's Last Will
The Amana Royalty
Queen Hetepheres and Pharoah Snefru
The Pharaoh Sethy Ist
Thutmose III - The Napoleon of Ancient Egypt
King Taharka's reign as King of Egypt and Nubia
Sitamun, Daughters of Akhenaten & Smenkhkare' Rex
Anthony, Octavian and Cleopatra
Reign of the Ptolemies: Egypt after Alexander the Great
The House of Ptolemy
Historical Overviews of Ptolemaic Egypt
The Fourth Book of the Christian Topography of Cosmas Indicopleustes
Maps showing Ptolemaic Egypt
Ptolemaic Numismatics: Ptolemy I through Juba II/Cleopatra Selene
Greco-Roman (Roman Imperial) Egypt
Greek Rule (332-30BCE) in Egypt (overview)
The Greek Period (323 BCE - 30 BCE) -- overview
The Ptolemic Period (323 BCE - 30 BCE) -- overview
Pharaonic Egypt

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Akhenaten
Akhenaten Neferkheperure
Akhenaten's State Officials
The Royal Tomb at Akhetaten
Pharaoh Akhnaton - Akhenaton - Earthlore Historic Mysteries
Akhenaton: Ancient Revolutionary
The Akhet-Aten Home Page
Amenhotep IV-better known as Akhenaten
Six Princesses: The Daughters of Akhenaten

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King Tut
Tutankhaten Nebkheperure
Tut
King Tut
The death of Pharaoh: TUT
King Tut
Guardian's King Tut
National Geographic : At the Tomb of Tutankhamen
Howard Carter's diaries from the first excavation on Tut's tomb, 1923

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The Ramses Gang
King Ramses II
Everyday Life In Egypt In The Days Of Ramesse...
Valley Of The Kings
5/29/95 COVER: Secrets of the lost tomb
Secrets of the Lost Tomb: The 50 sons of Ramesses
Ramses II: Personal Profile
A New Chronology
Sons of Ramesses the Great
The Fall of Jericho
Nineteenth Dynasty: A Queen of Ramesses the Great
Ramses II
Ramesses II
Ramesseum, temple de Ramses 2, Thebes, Louxor...

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Hatshepsut
Hatshepsut: The Queen who would be King
The woman who was King
Hatshepsut: The Female Pharoah
Encyclopedia of the Orient: Queen Hatshepsut
Hatshepsut: (Maatkare) 1473-1458 B.C. 18th Dynasty
Hatshepsut & Hatshepsut Temple
Queen Hatshepsut's expedition to the Land of Punt: The first oceanographic cruise?
The Temple of Hatshepsut, in memory of Pharaoh Maatkara Hatshepsut
Hatshepsut

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Cleopatra
Encyclopedia of the Orient: Cleopatra
History of Alexandria: Cleopatra
Cleopatra
More on Cleopatra
Cleopatra, the Last Pharaoh
Discovery Online - Cleopatra : As the Nile Turns
The Queens of Egypt Portal
Antony, Octavian, Cleopatra: the end of the Roman Republic
History of Alexandria: Cleopatra
Cleopatra
Cleopatra VII
Discovery Online - Cleopatra : As the Nile Turns
Cleopatra 2
Cleopatra
Cleopatra Movies

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Nerfetiti
Neferneferuaten-Nefertiti
Daughters of King Akhenaten - Vase
Neferneferuaten-Nefertiti
Akhenaton and Nefertiti
Nefertiti Temple
Nefertiti - 18th DYnasty

Ankhesenpaaten, daughter of Nerfetiti
Ankhesenpaaten

Temples & Palaces
The PalaceOf Diocletian At Split: Unique Structure from The Later Rome
Karnak Temple
The Ben Ezra Synagogue
The Palace of Rameses III
Luxor Temple

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Philosophy
Walk like an Egyptian: Modern Guide to The Religion and Philosophy of Ancient Egypt
A Dictionary of Philosophical Terms and Names
A Timeline of Western Philosophers

Law & Government
EAWC Anthology: Hammurabi's Code of Laws
The Code of Hammurabi
Hammurabi
Hammurabi Title Page

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Egyptian Gods, Mythology & Religion
The Religion of Ancient Egypt
Ancient Egyptian Religion
Gods and Religion
Egyptian Religion
The Priestly Caste
Egyptian Gods: Summaries
Egyptian Mythology - Great Quarrel
Myths of Horus
Pages Through the Ages: Ancient Egypt, Religion
The Egyptian Book of the Dead
Papyrus of Ani; Egyptian Book of the Dead
Book of the Dead
Gods of Ancient Egypt
Egyptian Mythology: Gods
Ancient Egyptian Gods: with Statue Visuals
Traditions of Magic: Amulets and Gems
Death in Ancient Egypt, funerary customs, shabtis, mummies, tombs, offerings and more
Mpls Inst Arts - World Mythology: Ancient Egyptian
Egyptology: FAQs about Egyptian Mythology with Summaries of notable Egyptian Gods
Ancient Egyptian Gods
Mythology Gallery Directory
Egyptian Gods/Goddesses from The Book of Gods, Goddesses, Heroes and others
Ancient Egypt: the Mythology
Index to Akhentef's World
Summaries of Notable Egyptian Gods
Moon Myths
Livy on Romulus in Mythology
Images From The AfterLife
Forms of Amen-Ra
The Legend of Osiris and Isis
Egypt: Gods - Hymn to Osiris
Ancient History Sourcebook: Hymn to the Nile
A Hymn To Ra
The Sky and the Nile

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The Ankh
the Ankh
ANKH - the Egyptian Cross or Crux Ansata
The Symbolism of the Egyptian Ankh
The Ankh - definition and origin
Egyptian Symbols FAQs

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Egyptian Science & Math
Egyptian mathematics
Babylonian and Egyptian mathematics
Pi through the ages
Egyptian Fractions
Egyptian Numerals
History of Mathematics in Africa
The House of Ptolemy: Index
Ancient Egyptian Science
Tour Egypt: Historical Astrology In Egypt
Egyptian Astrology
Egyptiam Astronomy
Ancient Glassmaking
The History of Plumbing - Egypt
Basin Irrigation in Egypt
Agriculture and Antiquity
The astronomical orientation of the Egyptian pyramids
Ballistic properties in ancient Egyptian arrows
Ancient Composite Bows
Ancient Inventions

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Eratosthenes - of Alexandria
Eratosthenes
Eratosthenes of Cyrene
Eratosthenes' Map of the World
Eratosthenes - Sieve of
Eratosthenes
Eratosthenes of Cyrene (ca. 284-ca. 192 BC)
Dave's Erastostenes page
Eratosthenes of Cyrene: Greek Scholar
Eratosthenes (276 - 195 B.C.)
He Measured the Circumference of the Earth With a Stick - 2,200 Years Ago!
PBS: Eratosthenes

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Egyptian Calendar
The Egyptian Calendar System
CMCC - Egyptian civilization - Sciences - Calendar
8th to 4th Century B.C. Calendar Changes
A Walk through Time: Ancient Calendars

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Ancient Medicine
Ancient Egyptian Medicine & Treatment Recipes
LADY PESESHET:The First Woman Doctor in World History
Ancient Egyptian Medicine
World-Famous Inji Eflatoun : Ancient Egyptian Medicine
The secrets of health papyri
Medicine in Ancient Egypt

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Alexander the Great
Alexander the Great
Adrian on Alexander
History House: Stories: Alexander the Great
Map: Alexander in the East
Map of the 17 other "Alexandria" Cities he Founded!
Macedonia FAQ: Bucephalus

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Alexandria & Library
The Alexandria History Guide
The Library of Alexandria
A Tale of Three Cities: Alexandria AD 1, Cordoba 1000 AD & New York 2000 AD
Alexandria, Egypt
The Mysterious Fate of the Great Library of Alexandria
Decline of Library of Alexandria
History of Alexandria: The Original City Plan
The History of Alexandria, Egypt
Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia: Alexandria, Egypt
Alexandria,Egypt History
History of Alexandria: Cleopatra
Eratosthenes of Cyrene (ca. 276-ca. 196 BC)
Eratosthenes
Hypatia of Alexandria
Underwater Excavations near Alexandria
NOVA Online | Treasures of the Sunken City

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Byzantine Egypt
Roman and Byzantine Rule (30BC-AD638)[Overview]
Insights into Ancient Egyptian Mining
The Christian Churches in Byzantine Egypt
Maths & Sciences in Byzantine Egypt
Accounts of The Arab Conquest of Egypt, 642 CE

Interesting Stuff
Lecture 4: The Akkadians, Egyptians and the Hebrews
Egypt from Space
Infrared satellite photograph of Egypt and the Nile River Valley
Visit a Real Dig Site Odyssey in Egypt
The Search for the Real Ark fo the Covenant
The Curse Of The Pharoahs: You are Lost in a Tomb
Ancient Egyptian Quiz

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Games
Deep into the Tombs of Egypt
Neeley Shareware: Ancient Egyptian Games
Rosetta Stone Coloring Book
The Curse Of The Pharoahs: You are Lost in a Tomb
Ancient Egyptian Quiz

Misc.
Lesson Plan: What would an Egyptian Pyramid cost to build today?
The Eruption of Thera
Carthage
Taj Mahal: As Beautiful as She

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Accomplishments
1. They built great Pyramids
2. They invented Hieroglyphics, a system of writing using characters in the form of pictures.
3. They invented the Calendar.
4. They used a loom to weave cloth for clothing.
5. They invented the Shadoof, a cranelike device for lifting water from the Nile.
6. They made paper from the papyrus reed plant.
7. They knew about diseases and attempted to cure people of them.
8. They knew about geometry by using it to reset the boundaries for their fields after the floods of the Nile.
9. They created a type of government known as the kingdom and established dynasties.
10. They had specialized skills (brick making, building pyramids) and specialized occupations such as scribes, carpenters, makers of shoes, baskets, etc.
11. They used a form of astronomy in their calendar.  It was "accurate" with 365 days based on the star Sirius.

Citation for 1 - 6: Anne Zeman and Kate Kelly., "Everything you need to Know about World History","Ancient Egypt", page 14., 1995.
Citation for 7 - 11: LDRS AAC TchMrL (1996). Ancient History. AAC World History Message Board.
America Online. (Electronic Communications Network). Vienna, VA: AOL.


   

 
 
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