Ancient Egypt

Hieroglyphics on an Egyptian wall.
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There's something awe-inspiring about ancient Egypt; whether it’s the captivating imagery of hieroglyphics, the great monuments like the pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx or the luxurious lives and deaths of its dynasties and rulers like the boy pharaoh King Tut

Live Science’s expert writers unearth the most compelling discoveries and facts about a civilization that stretched more than 3,000 years — from a guide to the afterlife to mummies covered in gold. Dig out the latest news, features and articles about the ancient Egyptians. 

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