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“The study of the wisdom teachings should be a continuous process in which the teachings become the predominant factor of life.”  — an Ancient Egyptian Proverb

Welcome to a major source of wisdom derived from the Ancient Egyptian civilization. You will be surprised to see how modern civilization rests firmly on the shoulders of Ancient Egypt.

This website features two main avenues of learning, in over 10 languages.
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The Egyptian Cosmic Religion
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The Genesis

No understanding of the Ancient Egyptian civilization is complete without an appreciation of it’s religious concepts. The Egyptian cosmic religion was fundamental to the world-view of these ancients. You can begin to learn about Egyptian monotheism and polytheism by reading a short excerpt from our book, Egyptian Divinities: The All Who Are THE ONE. Egyptian Cosmology. You would also enjoy our book, The Animated Universe. Want to discuss the Ancient Egyptian religion? Start a topic in one of the forums or subforums.

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Animal Symbolism

Egyptians’ careful observations and profound knowledge of the natural world enabled them to identify certain animals with specific qualities that could symbolize certain divine functions and principles in a particularly pure and striking fashion. Have a look at our article on the subject.

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Egyptian Divinities

According to Egyptian philosophy, though all creation is spiritual in origin, man is born mortal but contains within himself the seed of the divine. For background reading, see our article on the subject.

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Ancient Egypt and the Bible
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Moses and Akhenaton

Moses was the primary founder of the Hebrew belief system. Likewise, Akhenaton was the Egyptian patriarch of monotheism. The similarity of their lives and influences is uncanny. You can find out more in the article in this site...and much more in our book, The Ancient Egyptian Roots of Christianity.

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The Ancient Egyptian/Christian Holy Families

Once again, the similarities between the Ancient Egyptian and the Christian Holy Families give one to wonder about the real separation. Consider discussion of The Last Supper, Advent and Christmas, The Kings' New Years, Epiphany, Lent, Easter, Ascension Day, the Egyptian Pentecost, the Transfiguration of Horus/Christ, Our Lady Meriam (Assumption of Our Lady Day), and Isis’ (Mary’s) Birthday. You can explore this discussion in ourarticle in this site...and much more in our book, The Ancient Egyptian Roots of Christianity.

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The Way of Horus/Christ

The Biblical gospels attribute statements to Jesus declaring who he is as “the light” and “the life.” Ancient Egyptian tales of Horus define him in remarkably similar terms. Likewise, Ancient Egyptian accounts of Horus depict him as a mediator and a “son of god” (Osiris), living among common men. Want to know more about such religious archetypes begun in Ancient Egypt? Have a look at an excerpt from one of our books. And feel free to enter into a discussion about this subject by starting a topic in a subforum.

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The Ancient Egyptian/Christian Holidays

Christian holidays can be seen as building on the religious holidays of Ancient Egypt. Elements include The Last Supper, Advent and Christmas, The King’s New Year’s Day (January 1), Epiphany (January 6), Lent, Easter, Ascension Day, the Egyptian Pentecost, Transfiguration of Horus/Christ, Our Lady Meriam (Assumption of Our Lady Day), and Isis’ (Mary’s) Birthday. For more on these subjects, see more in our article. You can learn even more in our book, Ancient Egyptian Roots of Christianity.

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Advent and Christmas in Ancient Egypt

In order for the Christian church to set a birth date of some kind, they turned to Egypt. Read more in our article . You can learn even more in our book, Ancient Egyptian Roots of Christianity.

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Isis Rises — Lady of Assumption

The Christian church has adopted the same exact date as the assumption of Isis to represent the ascension of the “Virgin Mary” to heaven. See more about this subject in our article. You can learn even more in our book, Ancient Egyptian Roots of Christianity.

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Transfiguration of Horus — A New Alpha

The transfiguration of Horus bears a striking similarity to that of Horus. Learn more in our article. You can learn even more in our book, Ancient Egyptian Roots of Christianity.

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Antiquities, Land and Peoples of Egypt
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The Actual Incredible Remote Age of Ancient Egypt

It’s hard to imagine how long ago the Ancient Egyptian civilization took root. Despite Western religious claims that human life began about 5,000 years ago, we show in an article that Egyptian civilization emerged closer to 36,000 years ago.

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The Perfect Egyptian Calendar

Modern calendars find roots in the sophisticated Ancient Egyptian calendar. See more in our article. You can learn even more in our book, Ancient Egyptian Roots of Christianity.

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The Post-Pharaonic Egyptian History as Foretold in Hermetica

The Ancient Egyptian Hermetica prophesizes the arch of the universe. Learn more in our article. You can learn even more in our book, Ancient Egyptian Culture Revealed.

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The Peoples of Egypt

Egyptian culture maintained its essence over thousands of years and many attacks by Christians and Moslems. See more in our article. You can learn even more in our book, Ancient Egyptian Roots of Christianity.

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The Two Lands

Was Egypt composed of "two lands"? See this discussion in our article. You can learn even more in our books, Ancient Egyptian Roots of Christianity and Egyptian Cosmology, the Animated Universe.

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Ancient Egyptian Settlements Throughout The World

Superficially, Ancient Egypt seems isolated and distinct from the rest of the world; isolated by the deserts that hem in the narrow valley of the Nile. Yet, the Egyptians were in constant contact with other countries. Learn more in our article. You can learn even more in our books, Ancient Egyptian Roots of Christianity and Egyptian Romany, the Essence of Hispania.

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Egyptian Architecture
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Sacred Geometry

To the Ancient Egyptians, geometry was the means by which humanity could understand the mysteries of the divine order. You can learn more in our article. You can learn even more in our book, The Ancient Egyptian Metaphysical Architecture.

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The Function/Objective of the Temple

Ancient Egyptian temples were splendid architectural achievements. But did you know that their purpose was different from that of more modern religious edifices? For instance, those temples were not places of public worship. Instead they were reserved for the King or his designated substitute. You can find out more in an excerpt from our book Ancient Egyptian Architecture. And you’re welcome to leave a question as a topic or post.

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The Harmonic Design Parameters

Harmonic design in Ancient Egyptian architecture was achieved through a unification of two systems: 1. Arithmetic (significant numbers). 2. Graphic (square, rectangles, and a few triangles). You can learn more about these systems in our article on this subject...and even more in our book, Ancient Egyptian Architecture.

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The Cosmic Proportion of the Human Figure

Ancient Egyptians used mathematical and graphical representations to assert that the human figure reflected cosmic relationships. You can learn more about these relationships in our article on this subject...and even more in our book, Ancient Egyptian Architecture.

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The Metaphysical Funnel Conduit Design

The Ancient Egyptians constructed elaborate temples and other buildings using a sophisticated design principle that was intended to connect worthy entrants with the metaphysical world. You can learn more about these relationships in our article on this subject...and even more in our book, Ancient Egyptian Architecture.

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Energy Flow and Connectivity in Egyptian Works

In order to ensure the function of a temple, a statue, etc. as a living organism, its components must be connected so that the cosmic energy can flow through unimpeded. Learn more about this subject in our article...and even more in our book, Ancient Egyptian Architecture.

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“False Doors”—The Physical Metaphysical Threshold

The “false door” is basically a form of recessed wall with stone sockets similar in details to a regular door/window that is able to open and shut. You can learn more about these mysterious constructs in our article on this subject...and even more in our book, Ancient Egyptian Architecture.

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Squaring the Circle

“Squaring the circle” for the Ancient Egyptians represented the realization of creation—the transformation process of the concept of creation into its actual manifestation. You can learn more about this process in our article on this subject...and even more in our book, Ancient Egyptian Architecture.

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Stylistic Ornamentation and Decoration

You can learn about many of the ornate design elements in our article on this subject...and even more in our book, Ancient Egyptian Architecture.

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Pyramid Power

One feels the power of these Egyptian pyramids when inside or outside them because their configurations are harmonically proportioned. Learn more about these powerful proportions in our article on this subject...and even more in our book, Ancient Egyptian Architecture.

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The Flawed “Common Construction Theory” of The Pyramids

Here we debunk the "common construction theory" of the pyramids. See our argument in our article on this subject...and even more in our book, Ancient Egyptian Architecture.

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The Synthetic Concrete Blocks of The Pyramids

The facts show that Egyptian pyramid blocks were high-quality, man-made limestone concrete, not quarried natural stone. You can learn more about these relationships in our article on this subject...and even more in our book, Ancient Egyptian Architecture.

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Egyptian Musical Heritage
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An overview of the Egyptian Musical Heritage

The music of Ancient Egypt was remarkably advanced. Their skills, instruments, and musical system influenced the entire known world at that time…and even after the Pharaonic Era. You can learn more from an article on this website, which was taken from our book on the subject. You’re invited to leave a topic or post.

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The Archetypal Cosmic Musical System – Harmony of The Spheres

The intimate relationship between astronomy and music is the most important fundamental in the Egyptian thinking. This intimacy is manifested in all aspects of the Egyptian system. You can learn more about these relationships in our article on this subject...and even more in our book, The Enduring Ancient Egyptian Musical System – Theory and Practice.

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Energizing the Diatonic Week

The present silent majority of the Egyptian people (Baladi) correlate specific activities of their daily life to certain days of the week. Musical intervals were used to represent these days. You can learn more about these relationships in our article on this subject...and even more in our book, The Enduring Ancient Egyptian Musical System – Theory and Practice.

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The Cycle of Fifths And The Egyptian Musical Measuring Unit

The Ancient Egyptians counted “by fives”, and the strongest and most natural progression from one harmony to another is the result of such development. You can learn more about these relationships in our article on this subject...and even more in our book, The Enduring Ancient Egyptian Musical System – Theory and Practice.

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The All-Encompassing Capacities of Ancient Egyptian Harps

The numerous variety of the Ancient Egyptian harps reveals the wealth of their music-producing capabilities. You can learn more about these capabilities in our article on this subject...and even more in our book, The Enduring Ancient Egyptian Musical System – Theory and Practice.

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The Musical Orchestras

A variety of instruments were utilized by the Ancient Egyptians to provide a complete system/range of musical sounds in orchestral arrangements, along with voices. You can learn more about these orchestrations in our article on this subject...and even more in our book, The Enduring Ancient Egyptian Musical System – Theory and Practice.

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The Rhythmic Timing

Practically all rhythmic organization was based on one of two general schemes: the binary—strong, alternating with a weak beat, or ternary—strong, followed by two weak beats. You can learn more about these schemes in our article on this subject...and even more in our book, The Enduring Ancient Egyptian Musical System – Theory and Practice.

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The Comprehensive Egyptian Tonal [Musical] Writing System

For the Ancient Egyptians, music and language are two sides of the same coin. You can learn more about these relationships in our article on this subject...and even more in our book, The Enduring Ancient Egyptian Musical System – Theory and Practice.

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Egyptian Ideograms
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The Imagery and Alphabetical Writing Modes

“The question as to whether the [alphabetical] signs were derived from the more pictorial hieroglyphs, or were an independent system, has been so little observed by writers on the subject, that the matter has been decided more than once without any consideration of the various details involved.” You can learn more about this relationship in our article on this subject...and even more in our book, The Egyptian Hieroglyph Metaphysical Language.

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Images: Language of the Mind/Consciousness/Divine

“The sight of the eyes, the hearing of the ears, and the smelling the air by the nose, they report to the heart. It is this which causes every completed (concept) to come forth, and it is the tongue that announces what the heart thinks. The senses report to the heart, With this report material, the heart conceives and releases thought, which the tongue, as a herald, puts into effective utterance.” You can learn more about Ancient Egyptian consciousness in our article on this subject...and even more in our book, The Egyptian Hieroglyph Metaphysical Language.

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The Egyptian Pictorial Metaphysical Images/Script

Ancient Egyptian symbolic language represents a wealth of physical, physiological, psychological and spiritual ideas in the presented symbols. You can learn more about these symbols in our article on this subject...and even more in our book, The Egyptian Hieroglyph Metaphysical Language.

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The Three Roles of Each Egyptian Hieroglyphic Image

Have you ever wondered how the Egyptian hieroglyphics were devised and organized? In a nutshell, they are divided into three roles: imitative, figurative, and allegorical. You can find out more in our article on this subject, which is a chapter from our book on the subject. After you’ve read the article, you might have questions or comments. Feel free to leave yours below.

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An Overview of the Egyptian Formation of Ideograms

This circular image shows some of the common ideograms used by the Ancient Egyptians. See it by clicking here. Learn even more in our book on the subject, The Egyptian Hieroglyph Metaphysical Language.

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The Social and Political System
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Isis: The Seat of Legitimacy

In Ancient Egypt the significance of Isis as the seat/authority/legitimacy was the basis for Egypt’s adoption of the matrilineal/matriarchal principle in their society. You can learn more about this system in our article...and even more in our book, Isis: The Divine Female.

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Matrilineal/Matriarchal Society

The Ancient Egyptians (and Baladi) adopted the matrilineal/matriarchal system as the social manifestation of planetary laws. You can learn more about this system in our article...and even more in our books , Egyptian Cosmology: The Animated Universe and Ancient Egyptian Culture Revealed.

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The Pharaoh ‘s Role – The Master Servant

Unlike Hollywood's depiction of the pharaoh as a wealthy tyrant, the ancient Egyptian pharoah lived in humble and tightly controlled circumstances because of his special relationship between the physical world and the supernatural or metaphysical realm. You can learn more about the pharaoh's role as the "master servant" in this article.

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The Dual Overseeing/Administration System

Modern systems of government, with their divisions of responsibilities between a powerful individual and various councils, had precursors in ancient Egyptian civilization. Consider the United Kingdom, with a monarch, a prime minister and a parliament. In ancient Egypt, these roles had similar divisions, with a pharaoh, a governor, and a council of elders for administration. For more insight into these similarities, see this article on this website.

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The Physical/Metaphysical Society

The Ancient and Baladi Egyptians made/make no distinction between a metaphysical state of being and one with a material body. You can learn more about this relationship in our article...and even more in our books, Egyptian Cosmology: The Animated Universe and The Ancient Egyptian Metaphysical Architecture.

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The Cyclical Renewal Festivals

The aim of the Egyptian festivals was (and continues to be) the rejuvenation and renewal of the cosmic energies. You can learn more about these festivals in our article...and even more in our book, Egyptian Mystics: Seekers of The Way.

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The Learned Ancient Egyptians
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“Arabic”: The Stolen Egyptian Language

The "Arabic" language was not just a natural outgrowth of the Egyptian language. There were religious and political forces at play in its appropriation. For a little background, read our article on the subject.

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The Cultured Egyptian Language

Egyptians were able to utilize writings in all aspects of their lives by inventing excellent writing materials and books. You can learn more about this system in our article...and even more in our book, Ancient Egyptian Culture Revealed.

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The Egyptian Alphabetic Writing Styles

Western academia renamed the REAL uncial script that the Ancient Egyptians used for religious purposes as “Coptic”, which they declared to be “an Egyptian adoption of Greek alphabet with some additional letters from demotic”! There is not a single historical record to confirm their fabricated assertions. You can learn more about this assertion in our article...and even more in our book, Ancient Egyptian Universal Writing Modes.

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The Egyptian Alphabetical Form of Writing

Most modern Western scholars affirm, explicitly and implicitly, that the Ancient Egyptian alphabet (and language) is the oldest source in the world. You can begin to explore this subject with our article.

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How The One World Language [Egyptian] Became The Many [Letterforms and Sound Divergence]

There are basically two factors that have caused the variant dialects/languages of the world from its original one-world language—being the Ancient Egyptian: 1. writing variations of the letter-forms and their orientations; and 2. systematic sound variations. You can learn more about this development in our article...and even more in our book, Ancient Egyptian Universal Writing Modes.

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The Original Universal Language

Evidence confirms that Ancient Egypt is the single source of universal language. You can learn more about this system in our article...and even more in our book, Ancient Egyptian Universal Writing Modes.

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The Sacred Ratios

The Ancient Egyptians knew the transcendental numbers pi and phi. They manifested their knowledge in their harmonic proportioning of their buildings and artwork. Two ratios stand out: The Golden Proportion and The Circle Index. You can learn more about how Egyptians used these ratios in our article...and even more in our book, Ancient Egyptian Culture Revealed.

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Mathematics and Numerology

In the animated world of Ancient Egypt, numbers did not simply designate quantities but instead were considered to be concrete definitions of energetic formative principles of nature. The Egyptians called these energetic principles neteru (gods, goddesses). Learn some background on this subject from our article.

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Sacred Geometry and Natural Sciences

The harmony inherit in geometry was recognized in Ancient Egypt as the most cogent expression of a divine plan that underlies the world—a metaphysical plan that determines the physical. You can learn more about this subject in our article...and even more in our book, Ancient Egyptian Culture Revealed.

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Astronomical Consciousness

One example of advanced learning in ancient Egypt is the use of astronomy to help regulate human activities. Ancient Greeks and even Johannes Kepler ascribed the underpinnings of their astronomical advances to beginnings in ancient Egypt. You can find out more in our article, which are excerpts from our books Egyptian Cosmology : The Animated Universe and Ancient Egyptian Culture Revealed.

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The Advanced Egyptian Medical Library

Here we see discourse on 1. International Reputations, 2. The Medical Profession, 3. The Medical Library, and 4. Cures & Prescriptions. You can learn more about these issues in our article...and even more in our book, Ancient Egyptian Culture Revealed.

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The Vibrant Ancient Egyptian Economy
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The Ancient Egyptian Superior Farming Techniques

The arid conditions of Egypt, now as in ancient times, required ingenious farming solutions. Learn more in our article...and even more in our book, Ancient Egyptian Culture Revealed.

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The Egyptian Knowledge of Metallurgy and Metalworking

The Egyptians learned how to work metals from an early period, and all agree that 5,000 years ago, the Ancient Egyptians had already developed the techniques of mining, refining, and metalworking. Learn more in in our article...and even more in our book, Ancient Egyptian Culture Revealed.

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Egyptian Ships and The High Seas

One feature of the ancient Egyptian culture that brought prosperity to the economy was the advanced use of ships for commerce throughout the (then) known world. In addition to rowing vessels, large sailing ships plied the open seas to reach ports in Europe, Africa and Asia. You can find out more in this article on this website.

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Business Transactions

For those business transactions that could not be achieved with barter, the Ancient Egyptians utilized coins. You can learn much more about the surprisingly sophisticated development of Ancient Egyptian business transactions in our article...and even more in our book, Ancient Egyptian Culture Revealed.

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Egypt and the World – Past and Present
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Egyptian Ships and The High Seas

Transferring people, minerals, and goods between Ancient Egypt and other faraway places was much more extensive and common than is generally imagined. Learn more from our article...and even more in our book, Ancient Egyptian Culture Revealed.

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The Spread of the Egyptian Religion

The Ancient Egyptian neteru were adopted as deities throughout the Mediterranean Basin and beyond. in our article...and even more in our books, Ancient Egyptian Culture Revealed and Ancient Egyptian Roots of Christianity.

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Ancient Egyptian Settlements Throughout The World

The Egyptian colonists in Asia and Europe, by virtue of their eminence, played a major role in the country of their new settlements. Learn about this dispersion and influence in our in our article...and even more in our books, Ancient Egyptian Culture Revealed and Egyptian Romany: The Essence of Hispania.

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