The ancient Egyptian civilization has been blessed with a vast long history so when it comes to archaeological discoveries, very few countries can measure up to the ancient Egyptian artifacts. For more than 4000 years the ancient Egyptian civilization created some of the most enchanting and beautiful artifacts the world has ever seen that remains virtually unchanged until over the current day. The sense of artistic design was mainly affected by their profound reverence for the gods & holy pharaohs and was also used to tell the story of the elite upper class. Egypt holds a massive trove of history which includes many incredible and mysterious discoveries within the tombs and temples of the Egyptian dunes. All the ancient Egyptian artifacts were designed to fit an absolute vision of order, perfection, and symmetric imagery to showcase stories that would last forever. Over countless centuries, many archeologists and Egyptologists wandered across Egypt to search for the hidden heavenly treasures all across this holy country. Many majestic artifacts have been discovered that attract travelers from all over the world which come in different shapes, functions, and sizes which can be found in the Egyptian museum such as
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The Rosetta Stone is one of the ancient Egyptian artifacts that date to the time of Pharaoh Ptolemy V which showcases the law that confers the right of kingship. It is an irregularly shaped stone containing fragments of passages written in three different writing-systems greek, Egyptian hieroglyphics and Egyptian demotic in the same meaning which was instrumental in deciphering the riddle of Hieroglyphics in 1822 AD for the first time in 2000 years. It was discovered in 1799 in the town of rosetta about 65 km east of Alexandria during Napoleon Bonaparte's Egyptian campaign by a French soldier who saw a black basalt slab inscribed with ancient writings. The rosetta stone is now located at the British Museum.
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One of the smallest and rarest artifacts of ancient Egypt, the small 7.5 (3 inches) statue ivory of King Khufu (Cheops) is the only portrait discovered of him. He is the founder of the Great Pyramid of Giza, It was discovered in the ancient necropolis of Abydos in the southern corner of the temple Osiris, it is located in the Cairo museum.
The beautifully carved sandstone slab of Dendera which was located on the chapel of Osiris at the temple of Hathor at Dendera complex. It contains a map of the sky featuring the signs of the zodiac and symbols representing the 360 days of the ancient Egyptian calendar. In 1820, it was removed from the chapel and moved to Paris, it is now located at the Musee du Louvre.
The artifacts of Ancient Egypt is without compare as they reflect the beautiful wild imagination of the ancient Egyptians and their incredible artistic sense. The artifacts can be located in all the majestic cities in Egypt like Cairo, Alexandria, Luxor & Aswan and the best way to explore such mythical heritage is boarding a Nile River Cruise through our Egypt tour packages.
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