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Ancient History
208.7k views14 Fascinating Facts About Cleopatra, The Last Queen Of EgyptThe life of Cleopatra VII, the last Egyptian pharaoh, was infamous, but she was far more than just the lover of Roman leaders Juli...
Explainer
199.2k viewsDisturbing Instances Where Ancient Egyptian Curses Seemed To Come TrueAccording to legend, the curse of the pharaohs will be cast on whoever disturbs the mummy or tomb of an ancient Egyptian. The curs...
Ancient History
1.4k votersFacts We Just Learned About Egyptian Royalty That Made Us Say 'Really?'For being one of the most popular periods of time to look back on, there is still a lot to learn about ancient Egypt and people wh...
What It's Like
348.1k viewsWhat Was Hygiene Like In Ancient Egypt?Given the elaborately stocked tombs and hieroglyphics depicting people in eye makeup and crisp linen outfits, it appears hygiene w...
Ancient History
1.9k votersThe Dumbest Things We Believe About Ancient Egypt Thanks To Pop CulturePyramids, cats, and the pharaohs - that's what you see when you catch a glimpse of ancient Egypt told through popular culture. Som...
Whoa Facts
137.9k views10 Bizarre Facts About What Surgery Was Like In Ancient EgyptThe ancient Egyptians were one of the first great civilizations on the planet. A foundationally well-structured society, the Egypt...
Ancient History
121.1k viewsYou're Royalty In Ancient Egypt. What Does Your Day-To-Day Life Look Like?What was everyday life like for Egyptian royals? In a word: busy. Though they lived in the lap of luxury and enjoyed a standard of...
Debunking
1.2k voters10 Of The Dumbest Things Pop Culture Has Us Believe About CleopatraJust as she is known by many names, Cleopatra VII of Egypt is an ancient ruler whose persona has taken myriad forms over the mille...
Resting Places
1.4k votersOdd And Insane Things Ancient Pharaohs Were Buried WithWe've all heard the fantastic tales of King Tut and the stories of Nefertiti, and how they wound up encased in brilliant tombs fil...
Myths & Legends
890 votersMyths About Ancient Egypt, DebunkedExtraterrestrial influencers, royal curses, and biblical enslavements - myths about ancient Egypt abound. Centuries of inaccuracie...
Whoa Facts
730.1k viewsThe Horrifying Story Behind 'The Screaming Mummy'Everyone loves a good mummy, but one of the most fascinating stories about these wrapped legends doesn't have anything to do with ...
World History
174.3k views12 Stunning Garments Re-created From Piles Of King Tut's 3,400-Year-Old LaundryMost people have seen King Tut's singularly awesome golden chariot, but they probably haven't seen the 145 loincloths, 12 tunics, ...
History
1.9k votersThe Creepiest Myths And Legends From Ancient EgyptAncient Egyptians loved to create dark myths about their gods. From the god of mummification who demanded organ trophies to the ca...
What It's Like
1.2m views16 Strange Facts About What Everyday Life Was Like In Ancient EgyptIn many ways, everyday life in ancient Egypt was surprisingly modern. Egyptians had a sophisticated education system - for those w...
Ancient Egypt
1.7m viewsScientists Finally Discover Ancient Blueprints Showing How The Pyramids Were BuiltThe Great Pyramid – the largest of several found at Giza – is the only surviving wonder of the ancient world. With such a fantasti...
Whoa Facts
2.4m views21 Facts You May Not Have Known About Queen NefertitiNefertiti is one of the most fascinating Egyptian rulers in history. She was a queen, but also a priestess - and might have even b...
Ancient History
28.6k viewsVolcanoes May Have Contributed To The Fall Of Ancient EgyptDid volcanic eruptions destroy ancient Egypt? New research shows natural disasters did in fact contribute to the downfall of the P...
Explainer
3.4m views21 Weird Facts About King TutMore than almost any other ancient ruler, facts about King Tut, the boy who led an empire and was buried in a tomb stuffed with go...
History
1.6m views13 Fascinating Facts About Sex In Ancient EgyptSex in ancient Egypt functioned along a very different axis of pleasure and propriety than it does in a modern Western context, bu...
History
232k views10 Gruesome Ways People Died In Ancient EgyptDespite popular internet theories, ancient Egyptians weren't truly obsessed with death. Rather, they were obsessed with life - spe...