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  • As the power of the Pharaohs increased, the maintenance of the cult became one of the most important affairs of state.

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  • 4 Brugsch, Egypt under the Pharaohs, i.

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  • Conquering Pharaohs brought home trains of prisoners and spoil, embassies came thither of strange people in every variety of costume and of every hue of skin, from Ethiopia, Puoni (Punt), Mesopotamia, Asia Minor, Libya, and the islands of the Mediterranean, bringing precious stones, rare animals, beautiful slaves, costly garments and vessels of gold and silver, while the ground shook with the movement of colossal architraves, statues and obelisks.

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  • The substance of her lectures was published in volume form in 1891 as Pharaohs, Fellahs, and Explorers.

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  • The myriads who built the pyramids to be the tombs of the Pharaohs were fed on garlic, and it may be were not decently buried themselves.

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  • The ichneumon (Pharaohs rat) is common and often tame; the coney and jerboa are found in the eastern mountains.

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  • Industrial relations with Egypt are also marked by the occurrence of a series of finds of pottery and other objects of Minoan fabric among the remains of the XVIIIth, XIIth and even earlier dynasties, while the same seafaring enterprise brought Egyptian fabrics to Crete from the times of the first Pharaohs.

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  • A great temple at Tanis boasted a larger colossus than existed in Thebes: Heliopolis and Memphis must have been lavishly adorned, and the temples of Abu Simbel alone would have been sufficient to satisfy the ambition of many of the great Pharaohs.

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  • By a will made, said Edward Everett, "on the top of a palace of the Pharaohs," he left $237,000 to establish what is now known as the Lowell Institute.

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  • Kerun is all that is left of - C s - D the Lake of Mocris, an ___________________ ancient artificial sheet ______________________ iEngels 05:28, 24 Mar 2006 (PST)--- of water which played _____________________ _________ an important part in the irrigation schemel ~ - ~- of the Pharaohs.

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  • The quarries of Syene (Assuan) are famous for extremely har~ and durable red granite (syenite), and have been worked since the days of the earliest Pharaohs.

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  • Most probably it was executed under the Pharaohs.

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  • The first group is contemporary with the XVIIIth and XIXth Dynasties and consists in the first place of the Tell ci .Amarna tablets with others related to them, containing the reports of governors of the Syrian possessions of Egypt, and the correspondence of the kings of Babylon, Assur, Mitanni and Khntti (the Hittites) with the Pharaohs.

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  • and Taia, was perhaps the most remarkable character in the long line of the Pharaohs.

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  • ~Vlore than 2000 years have since passed, and though Egypt has from time to time been independent, not one native prince has sat on the throne of the Pharaohs.

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  • In 1881 he began a long series of important surveys and excavations in Egypt, beginning with the pyramids at Giza, and following up his work there by excavations at the great temple at Tanis (1884), and discovering and exploring the long-lost Greek city of Naucratis in the Delta (1885), and the towns of Am and Daphnae (1886), where he found important remains of the time when they were inhabited by the Pharaohs.

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  • So, in Egypt, Cambyses adopted in full the titles of the Pharaohs.

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  • The Tell el-Amarna tablets found in Upper Egypt in 1887 are a series of despatches in cuneiform script from Babylonian kings and Phoenician and Palestinian governors to the Pharaohs (c. 1400 B.C.).

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  • Even in the 1st dynasty, about 4300 B.C., the Egyptian Pharaohs had their official sealers, or, to use a modern expression, keepers of the Royal Seal.

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  • Genealogies also pass from the bald verse, which was the vehicle for oral transmission, to such elaborate tables as those in which Manetho has preserved the dynasties of Egyptian Pharaohs.

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  • The Egyptian inscriptions show that Cambyses officially adopted the titles and the costume of the Pharaohs, although we may very well believe that he did not conceal his contempt for the customs and the religion of the Egyptians.

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  • tile pressure of a strong hand kept the Syrians and Canaanites sufficiently loyal to the Pharaohs.

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  • This method is particularly useful for the control of cockroaches and Pharaohs ants, where the bait is also taken back to the nest.

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  • cartouches of the Pharaohs and is considered powerfully protective.

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  • hieroglyphics found in Egypt, the Pharaohs believed that mushrooms were the food of immortality.

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  • land of the Pharaohs.

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  • This is the sign of coiled rope surrounding all the cartouches of the Pharaohs and is considered powerfully protective.

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  • Carlton Independent Television John Romer considers the life of the people who built the Pharaohs ' tombs in the valley of the kings.

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  • tombs of the Pharaohs in the Valley of the Kings.

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  • The Pharaohs of the historic period were thus divine, not only by virtue of their connection with Horus (see above), but also as descendants of Re; and the king of Egypt was called the good god during his lifetime, and the great god after his death.

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  • Thus miserably fell the monarchy of the Pharaohs, after aa unexampled duration of 3000 years, or as some think far longer.

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  • In Egypt the Persian kings still retained the style of the Pharaohs; but we hear no more of concessions to the priesthood or to the old institutions, and, apart from the great ouis of el-Kharga, no more temples were erected (see EGYPT:

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  • Thus the Ethiopians who usurped the crown of the Pharaohs from 740-660 B.C. were of a mixed stock akin to the modern Barabra; the northern Nubians who successfully defied the Roman emperors were under the lordship of the Blemyes (Blemmyes), an East African tribe, and the empire of the Candace dynasty, no less than the Christian kingdoms which succeeded it, included many heterogeneous racial elements (see also Nubia).

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  • Carlton Independent Television John Romer considers the life of the people who built the pharaohs ' tombs in the valley of the kings.

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  • In the morning we take the ferry to the West Bank to explore the tombs of the Pharaohs in the Valley of the Kings.

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  • The unique seasonal sailing provides a reprieve from frigid temperatures in a place that has changed little since pharaohs ruled the land.

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  • This is a 12-day cruise tour that employs experts to enlighten guests regarding the temples, deities, and pharaohs.

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  • The sailings travel the Nile River and include voyages through the Kingdom of Pharaohs, explorations of King Tutankhamen's artifacts and views of the Sphinx.

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  • A Nile cruise allows you to get up close to the pyramids, Pharaohs and the majestic life of this ancient region.

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  • The cruise offers a variety of site seeing opportunities including exploring the Kingdom of Pharaohs.

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  • Pharaohs and royalty wore navel jewelry, perhaps as ornamentation that further signified their status from the general masses, or perhaps for a purpose in their alleged after lives.

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  • Pharaohs Phonics Games (ages 7 to 9) - This challenging board game lets youngsters practice the rules of phonics in an ancient Egyptian setting.

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  • From gods, goddesses and pharaohs, to records recorded in fanciful hieroglyphics, there's something of interest for everyone.

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  • Pharaohs: Getting a tattoo of a pharaoh could mean that you have high standards.

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  • of the Pharaohs was a country of great estates farmed Egypt either by tenants or by slaves or labourers under the superintendence of stewards.

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  • This characteristic, in which, as in many others, they so remarkably resemble the 1 Brugsch, Egypt under the Pharaohs, i.

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  • He is even called " the god of Agade " (Akkad), reminding us of the divine honours claimed by the Pharaohs of Egypt, whose territory now adjoined that of Babylonia.

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  • To Ammon the Pharaohs attributed all their successful enterprises, and on his temples they lavished their wealth and captured spoil.

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  • The Egyptian Pharaohs of the XVIIIth dynasty had likewise been proclaimed mystically sons of this god, who, it was asserted, had impregnated the queenmother; and on occasion wore the ram's horns of Ammon, even as Alexander is represented with them on coins.

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  • ~1889]); Pharaohs, Fellahs and Explorers (London, 1892); H.

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  • It is generally ~ believed that the successes gained in the time of the Pharaohs were due to foreign legions; and from Cambyses to Alexander, from the Ptolemies to Antony (Cleopatra), from Augustus to the 7th century, throughout the Arab period, and from Saladins dynasty down to the middle of the I3th century, the military power of Egypt was dependent on mercenaries.

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  • All silver must have been imported, and all copper except a little that the Pharaohs obtained from the mines of Sinai.

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  • In the XXVlth Dynasty, when a line of Pharaohs sprang from Sais, she regained a prominent position, and was given many cosmogonic attributes, including the title of mother of Re.

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  • He regained a certain prestige as god of the Hyksos rulers, and two Pharaohs of the XIXth Dynasty derived their name Sethos (Seti) from him.

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  • This aim is particularly conspicuous in the pyramids, the gigantic tombs which the Pharaohs of the Old Kingdom constructed for themselves: the passages that lead to the burial chamber were barred at intervals by vast granite blocks, and the narrow opening that gave access to them was hidden from view beneath the stone casing of the pyramid sides.

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  • made the first of those great additions to the temple of the Theban Ammon at Karnak by which the Pharaohs of the Empire rendered it by far the greatest of the existing temples in the world.

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  • Among the "harbours of incense" exploited by various Pharaohs during some twentyfive centuries it is impossible to believe that the island could be missed by the Egyptian galleys on their way to the "Land of Punt," identified by several writers with Somaliland; nor that, though the roadsteads of the African coast were perhaps oftener frequented, and for other freights besides myrrh and frankincense, the shores of Sokotra were neglected by such ardent explorers as those, for instance, of Queen Hatshepsut of the r8th dynasty.

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  • Aegeus, and Drakon or Cecrops the first king of Athens), the Arabian dynasty of Edessa, the dynasty of Abyssinia, &c.; it is proper, therefore, to notice the serpent-symbol of royalty on the signets of the Rajahs of Chota Nagpur, the fire-spitting serpent which adorned the head of Egyptian Pharaohs, and the dragons which entwine King Arthur as he stands at the tomb of ' Crooke ii.

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  • On the clay stoppers of wine jars of the remote age which goes by the name of the pre-dynastic period, and which preceded the historic period of the first Pharaohs, there are seal impressions which must have been produced from matrices, like those of Babylonia and Assyria, of the cylinder type, the impress of the design having been repeated as the cylinder was rolled along the surface of the moist clay.

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  • Elongated and more pointed it is the archaic crown of the Pharaohs (symbolical of upper Egypt), is worn by a Hittite god of the 14th century, and finds parallels upon old FIG.

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  • Ancient Cities and Monuments.M any of the modern cities of Egypt are built on the sites of ancient cities, and they generally contain some monuments of the time of the Pharaohs, Greeks or Romans.

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  • It is not surprising that a few generations later the high priests of~ Ammon supplanted the Pharaohs altogether and founded a dynasty of their own.

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