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    When you think of the ancient Egyptians you most likely think of the pyramids, what you might not know is that Egyptians are also known for their pottery. Egyptians have been making pottery since far before the pyramids, and were one of the first peoples to make pottery (Quatr). Two of the main types of pottery constructed in ancient Egypt were amphoras and pithos. Pottery in ancient Egypt was constructed with techniques similar to those used today, and was used to house large stores of…

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    about the pyramids and King Tut but nothing about Nubia. Your teachers start teaching you about the most important topics. Also, just look at your history book. The Ancient Egyptians controlled Nubia for much of their nonsignificant reign. Although Nubia…

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    The Ziggurat and the pyramids There are many similarities and differences between Ancient Egyptian Pyramids and Mesopotamian ziggurats. They both were held in high regards for their people cultures and religious beliefs. Ziggurats, a product of the Sumerian civilization, are stepped structures of large size that lead to a platform on top where spiritual/religious rituals took place.The pyramid that will be used in this paper is the Great Pyramid of Giza and the Ziggurat used will be the Great…

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    Egyptian Funerary Culture

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    The legacy of ancient Egypt is almost always envisioned with its grandiose tombs, mysteries mummies, and ever-lasting pyramids. It is no surprise that all of these are directly related to Egypt’s funerary culture and spiritual beliefs. The effort put into these objects’ preservation has been of great help to modern scholars to better understand their religion. However, we develop a skewed perception because of this, as artifacts and texts from other perspectives or of different subjects are…

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    Memphis,One of the most important cities in the ancient world. Around 3000 years before christ, Egyptian divided the area around Nile river into two kingdoms, the upper and lower Egypt. The king Menes was the first king who united the two kingdoms. Then, Memphis was founded to become the center of the kingdom. Memphis is greek words means “The White Wall”. The king of Egypt was called pharaoh and Egyptian believed that the pharaoh was the son of Re, god of Egypt. Memphis was located in the…

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    big buildings again they started with wood because no one knew how to build big stone buildings that wouldn’t fall down. Architects started building solid stone building which were basically mounds of dirt or dung covered in stone or brick like the pyramids in Egypt the people…

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    Stonehenge Research Paper

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    Although the dates of the various phases of construction of the Stonehenge monument, located on the Salisbury Plain in Wiltshire, England, are generally agreed upon, scholars continue to the debate the methods used to move, shape, and raise the stones of the monument. The Phases of Stonehenge Construction Scholars have divided the construction of Stonehenge into three phases. The most recent scientifically-verified dates for these phases are approximately 3100 to 3000 BC for Stonehenge I, 3000…

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    Stonehenge Facts

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    Stonehenge There is no recorded history regarding the constitution of Stonehenge. Knowledge of such theories is that they are almost speculation. As a result, many theories have been created and tested. All that we know for sure about Stonehenge is the ownership and the preservation of it from about the 1800s to now. These theories indicated, that there are two types of stones used at Stonehenge “sarsen, the biggest stones there” and “bluestones, even though they are weesmaller but still…

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    Peqi In Burial Cave

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    The Peqi’in Burial Cave The Peqi'in cave is situated in the Galilean hills, which sloped down to the “east to Peqi’in valley” in northern Israel . The Peqi’in cave was discovered in 1995, when a road was being built when a “bulldozer accidentally” collapsed the roof of the cave . In the summer of 1995, salvage excavation was conducted by Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) . This Chalcolithic burial site was revealed to be a geologically active cave. Stratigraphy The length of the cave is 17…

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    The Mysteries of the Easter Island Statues Explorers in the 18th century hoped to find something monumental, perhaps outlandish. When sailors made landfall on a tiny remote island, they found much more than they could have imagined: a land with a mysterious past and monumental statues that seemed far beyond their imaginations. Rapa Nui, or Easter Island as it was to become known, is the Polynesian island found in the southeast Pacific Ocean. Easter Island is considered to be one of the…

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