The Rosetta Stone helped to solve the mystery of hieroglyphics.
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The Giza Necropolis is the only one of the Ancient wonders still intact.
One of the greatest archaeological finds of the 20th century was the tomb of the Egyptian pharaoh.
Ancient Egypt was called the ‘gift of the Nile’, since the river played an important role in the rise of Egyptian civilisation.
Ancient Egyptians worshipped a large number of gods and goddesses.
An average Egyptian dwelling consisted of regularly arranged rooms.
The river and marine sailing boats of ancient Egypt were one-masted, oared boats
Large construction sites provide archaeologists searching for artefacts with a great deal of work.
The outcome of one of the greatest battles in the history of the ancient East (fought by the Egyptians and Hittites) was indecisive.
Inhabitants of ancient Egypt wore characteristic clothes and jewellery.
The Code of Hammurabi is the emblem of the Mesopotamian civilisation; it contains 282 laws carved into a basalt stele.
Egyptian Pharaohs were respected as gods, they were lords of life and death.
Numerous legendary empires were built (and destroyed) in the course of history.
The step pyramid, built in the 27th century BC, was the first pyramid in Egypt.
Pharaoh Thutmose III defeated the rebellious coalition of Canaanite vassal states led by the king of Kadesh.
Today only one of the Wonders of the Ancient World is still intact: the Pyramids of Giza.