Planetary alignment of Venus, Mercury, and Saturn with the Giza Pyramids in Egypt. This phenomenon only happens once every 2,373-years and the next event is set for December 3, 2012, at one-hour before sunrise.

Planetary alignment of Venus, Mercury, and Saturn with the Giza Pyramids in Egypt. This phenomenon only happens once every 2,373-years and the next event is set for December 3, 2012, at one-hour before sunrise.

Cleopatra's Palace, Alexandria, Egypt - lost for 1,600 years, granite statues, jewelry, and gold coins were discovered by French underwater archeologist, Frank Goddio. #sunken

Cleopatra's Palace, Alexandria, Egypt - lost for 1,600 years, granite statues, jewelry, and gold coins were discovered by French underwater archeologist, Frank Goddio. #sunken

In the Sahara Desert in Egypt lie the oldest known astronomically aligned stones in the world: Nabta. Over one thousand years before the creation of Stonehenge, people built a stone circle and other structures on the shoreline of a lake that has long since dried up. Over 6,000 years ago, stone slabs three meters high were dragged over a kilometer to create the site. Shown above is one of the stones that remains. Little is known about the ultimate purpose of Nabta and the nature of the people…

In the Sahara Desert in Egypt lie the oldest known astronomically aligned stones in the world: Nabta. Over one thousand years before the creation of Stonehenge, people built a stone circle and other structures on the shoreline of a lake that has long since dried up. Over 6,000 years ago, stone slabs three meters high were dragged over a kilometer to create the site. Shown above is one of the stones that remains. Little is known about the ultimate purpose of Nabta and the nature of the people…

Clepsydra or water clock, faience. Egypt, 4th century BCE. One of the earliest known time-keeping devices, water clocks had inner markings which revealed time passed as water ran out of them.

Clepsydra or water clock, faience. Egypt, 4th century BCE. One of the earliest known time-keeping devices, water clocks had inner markings which revealed time passed as water ran out of them.

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