Black History Culture : 4 Mysteries From Ancient Egypt We Still Can't Figure Out

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    4 Mysteries From Ancient Egypt We Still Can't Figure Out



    The Ancient Egyptians ruled a significant chunk of the world for almost 3,000 years, and left behind a rich legacy of art, architecture and mythology. But Ancient Egypt also left behind a few mysteries that archeologists and scholars still haven't been able to solve, even thousands of years later. Here are some of the enduring mysteries of Ancient Egypt.

    1. What did ancient Egyptians look like? ...

    Despite the mummies, statues and engravings that the ancient Egyptians left behind, there is still much controversy over just what, exactly, they looked like. One thing's for certain though — despite what you might believe about them given Hollywood's whitewashing of Egyptians, the residents of ancient Egypt weren't white ...


    https://www.yahoo.com/beauty/4-mysteries-ancient-egypt-still-125600634.html

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    White actress Elizabeth Taylor as Cleopatra


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    Something is off about one of Egypt's oldest and largest pyramids


    The Great Pyramid of Giza, which was built for an Egyptian Pharaoh some 4,500 years ago, has been called a wonder of the ancient world. Standing 455 feet tall with a 756-foot-wide base, it is the largest of Egypt's three pyramids on the Giza Plateau.

    But recently, scientist have discovered something a little off about the colossal structure ...



    http://finance.yahoo.com/news/something-off-egypt-oldest-largest-141820381.html

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    The Great Pyramid of Giza

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    Great Pyramid of Giza Is Slightly Lopsided


    The Great Pyramid of Giza may be a Wonder of the Ancient World, but it's not perfect: Its base is a little lopsided because its builders made a teensy mistake when constructing it, new research reveals ...


    https://www.yahoo.com/news/great-pyramid-giza-slightly-lopsided-123521788.html

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    The Great Pyramid was originally covered in casing stones, though just a few survive today (and are shown here)


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