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What was the first name ever inscribed by the Sumerians on a tablet?

The Sumerians are credited as being the first people ever to record sound.

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How were board games in ancient times and which ones are still popular

Board games are tabletop games that use pieces that are moved or placed on a pre-marked board (playing surface).

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The Land of Punt

The Land of Punt is an area spoken of in ancient Egyptian writings. It is sometimes called the “Land of…

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False doors in ancient Egyptian tombs: where they lead and who could pass through them

A false door is a door that looks like a real door but doesn't work like one. They may be…

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Who was awarded with gold flies in ancient Egypt, and for what?

Their son presented it to the pharaoh’s wife Ta’a II (also known as Seqenenre Tao) in recognition of her achievements…

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Who did the Ancient Egyptians sacrifice and why did they do so?

The Egyptians were convinced that they would suffer if the gods were unhappy with them. That is why, like many…

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Ancient Egyptian medicine and how people were treated in olden day

The ancient Egyptians were well-known for their medicine in antiquity. Cyrus, and Darius, monarchs of the Persian Empire had Egyptian…

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Yoruba: how the mysterious African tribe appeared

According to Yoruba folklore, their oldest ancestors came through connections between ancient Egyptians and Nigerians.

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Health

Medical cannibalism: how in medieval Europe people ate people and it was the norm

Medical cannibalism is the consumption or use of the human body, dead or alive, to treat diseases.

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The role of cats throughout history: From Ancient Egypt

Until recently, it was believed that cats originated in Egypt, but archaeological finds have shed more light on the domestication…

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The Egyptian goddess cats

The ancient Egyptian gods and goddesses usually wore bird and cat or lion masks. Most of the masks carried the…

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Are Egyptians black and what race were the ancient Egyptians?

Ancient Egypt was a great civilization that existed in northeastern Africa along the lower Nile, but what race were the…

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