Egyptian Symbols
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What Is the Meaning of the Phoenix Symbol?

The image of a magnificent bird that bursts into flames periodically, only to rise from the ashes, has captured human imagination for thousands of years. ...

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Ankh Symbol – What Does It Mean?

The Ankh is one of the oldest and most common symbols in ancient Egypt. A symbol of life itself, the Ankh is shaped like a cross with an oval head, with the ...

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Ouroboros Symbol – Meaning, Facts and Origins

The Ouroboros is a highly recognizable symbol, featuring either a snake or dragon consuming its own tail, thereby forming a circle. Yet where did this ...

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Sphinx – What Is This Symbol All About?

One of the most enduring symbols of ancient Egypt and Greece, the sphinx is a mythical creature that has intrigued and inspired human imagination for ...

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Top 20 Inventions and Discoveries of Ancient Egypt Used Today

The ancient Egyptian civilization started its rapid development after the unification of Upper and Lower Egypt, around 5,000 years ago. It was ruled by ...

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Osiris – Egyptian God of Life, Death and Resurrection

In Egyptian mythology, Osiris was the god of fertility, life, agriculture, death and resurrection. Osiris’ name meant powerful or mighty, and according to ...

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Wadjet – Patron Goddess of Egypt

In Egyptian mythology, Wadjet was the patron goddess and guardian of the Nile Delta, and the one who protected and guided the pharaohs and queens of ...

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Egyptian Queens and Their Significance – A List

It can be argued that women achieved greater power in ancient Egypt than in many other ancient cultures and were the equals of men in almost every area of ...

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Egyptian Animal Gods – A List

There were many animal gods in ancient Egypt, and often, the only thing they had in common was their appearance. Some were protective, some were harmful, ...

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The Emerald Tablet of Thoth – Origin and History

A legendary object that contains cryptic inscriptions, the Emerald Tablet of Thoth orTabula Smaragdina is believed to contain the secrets of the world. It ...

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