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The Mouse becomes Vizier in Ancient Egypt

Originally posted on DIANABUJA'S BLOG: Africa, The Middle East, Agriculture, History and Culture:
Revised 23 May 2014   Examples of hieroglyphic (top) and the same text in hieratic (bottom). Source –               http://www.schillerinstitute.org…

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Letters to the Dead in Ancient Egypt

One of the more interesting genre of ancient Egyptian literature comprises the so-called ‘Letters to the Dead.’  These letters were not affairs of the heart, to commune socially with the deceased, but were pragmatically employed by the living to a dead … Continue reading

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