Ancient

Wanna know about the unknown? New discovered things about the past, about the old civilizations, about the ancestors, about who we really are. Where do we come from?

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Ancient Egypt – West Thebes

West Thebes is most certainly a formidable location in Egypt. Tombs here are dug out of the valley, within a labyrinth of rock faces. The pharaohs hoped they would remain protected in death within the Valley of the Kings. Pharaohs had abandoned the idea of erecting pyramids to be kept in after death and wanted …

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Ancient Egypt – Edfu

This temple took over 180 years to build and was a late addition as far as the ancient civilization was concerned. Constructed between 237 BC and 57 BC during the reigns of six Ptolemies, its style is thought to be typical of the Ptolemaic period, which marked the beginning of the end of the ancient …

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Ancient Egypt – Philae

The temple devoted to the goddess Isis was located on Philae, an island, but in the 1960s, was threatened (like a few other temples) when the British proposed to develop a dam to control the flow of water in the Nile. To save the temple, an additional dam was built around the temple in 1972, …

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Ancient Egypt

Some 5000 years ago a civilization was just awakening that would still leave us mesmerized by it’s beauty, it’s knowledge, it`s culture, it’s love of life and their preparation and belief in a better life to come in the “afterlife”. This civilization was, of course, that of Ancient Egypt. On our journey we will be …

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