The Golden Sarcophogus of King Tutankhamen



Tomb art describing Egyptian beliefs about the nature of life: Horus the Falcon



More tomb art: the god Osiris, ruler of the afterlife



Famous tomb fresco from Egypt



When Egyptians died, their heart was weighed by Osiris- what would your's do? What about Mr. Finelli's?



the same scene, from the inside of a pyramid



The famous bust of Queen Nefirtiti



The famed Rosetta Stone- written in three languages




 Famous Buildings from most ancient Aegypt



The first real pyramid, the Step Pyramid of Saqqara



The Pyramid complex at Giza, one of the world's famous places



The Great Pyramid at night



The Great Sphinx at Giza



The Temple of Luxor,  part of the Valley of the Kings



The Colossi of Memnon



The Tomb of Ramses, the 'Ramesseum'



It was in the late 19th and early 20th centuries that Egypt sparked

the interest and imagination of many people... making history a popular subject in school!

Here are old planes flying among the pyramids between the wars.



Modern and ancient meet in today's Giza



Papyrus used in modern consumerism: King Tut likes Big Macs???



The Ethiopians (Nubians, Kushites)







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