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Biblical Egypt (Hebrew: ; mi-r-yim), also known as Mizraim, is a theological term used by historians and scholars to distinguish between Ancient Egypt as depicted in Judeo-Christian texts and what is known about the region based on archaeological evidence. Egypt, along with Canaan, is one of the most often referenced regions in the Bible, and its inhabitants, the Egyptians (or Mitsri), play key roles in the tale of the Israelites. Although archaeological data indicate to the connection between Egypt and surrounding Semitic-speaking peoples, they do not support the biblical story. The books of Genesis and Exodus recount a time of...

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Black or White: A History of the Biological Anthropology of Ancient Egypt Few peoples have raised as many questions in the scholarly world as the Egyptian people. Long described as the people who enabled the transition from barbarism to civilization, the people of ancient Egypt have certainly been a privileged object of Western curiosity, as if the most distant past formed the most powerful roots of our present. Linguistics, paleontology, physical anthropology and, above all, Egyptology - as a specialization of archaeology - have contributed, each in their own way, to making Egypt - its past and its people -...

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  If you love non-standard and creative accessories, you must have paid attention to Egyptian-style jewelry at least once. But choosing the right and high-quality Egyptian jewelry is not an easy task. You have to know what jewelry are there and for what style will be appropriate. This article will discuss all these things. Before moving further, let's discuss the history of Egyptian jewelry:   A Bit Of History   In Ancient Egypt, accessories were used not only by women but also by representatives of the stronger sex. The items were made of silver, gold, and copper; they were inlaid...

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Intro There are hundreds of different religions. Each religion has its own characteristic symbols and signs. Just as the symbol of Christianity became the cross, known in many variations, and before it was a sign of a fish, the Egyptian cross, also called "ankh" is also a symbol of the ancient religion of Egypt. The ankh, which is essentially a cross with a circle, also commonly called a "cross of life" or "key of life," is a special symbol that can be dated to the beginning of the dynastic period, from 3150 to 2613 B.C. The Egyptians believed that their stay...

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Most ancient civilizations had a god of death. For ancient Egypt, this god was called Anubis. Origin and function Origins of Anubis   
Anubis was the Greek name Άνουβις, which means "Young dog" from the Egyptian Inpou (or Inpu or Anpu or Anepou). His name means "jackal" or a "black dog". Anubis was also called "Imy-ut", which in the broadest sense means "the one who is in the place of embalming" and "nub-tA-djser" which means "lord of the sacred land". The etymological meaning of his name therefore suggests that Anubis was of divine royalty. Wild dogs and jackals inhabited the lands...

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