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Cleopatra, the last Pharaoh of Egypt, was actually Greek, not Egyptian.
The lost Egyptian city of Heracleion was found after 1200 years under the sea.
The tradition of exchanging wedding rings goes back to ancient Egyptian times.
Gypsy is short for “Egyptian.”
No Egyptian president has left office without being arrested or dying, so far until 2015.
Cleopatra was the first, in the dynasty of Greek rulers of Egypt, who could speak Egyptian.
Both ancient Egyptian and Greek medicine recognized obesity as a medical disorder.
Many ancient Egyptian Pharaohs were overweight and unhealthy, in contrast to their typical depiction, due to a sugary diet of alcohol, bread and honey.
Ancient Egyptian Pharaohs made slaves fan their wine all night to cool it down.
Stonehenge was built at least 300 years before the Egyptian pyramids.
An Ancient Egyptian cure for blindness was to pour mashed-up pig’s eye into the patient’s ear.
Traces of nicotine and cocaine were found in Egyptian mummies.
An Egyptian pilot deliberately crashed his plane in 1999 as an act of revenge, killing 217 people on board.
The world’s oldest prosthetic limb belongs to an Egyptian woman, that was outfitted with a wooden toe prosthesis in approximately 1000 B.C.
Tutankhamun was the only ancient Egyptian who was mummified with an erect penis.
Ancient Egyptian women used to wear perfume cones made of wax that would melt in the heat letting out a nice fragrance.
The Egyptian Kahun Papyrus (1850 B.C.) suggests crocodile feces either for preventing conception or as an abortifacient.
Ancient Egyptians venerated lions as their war dieties due to their strength, power and fierceness. The famous sphinxes are just one of many mythical depictions of the lion in Egyptian culture.