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The Black Pharaohs An ignored chapter of history tells of a time when kings from deep in Africa conquered ancient Egypt.

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Black Pharaohs - National Geographic Magazine

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Anubis

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Lady Jayne's Pillow Book

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The Egyptians had many gods and goddesses. The early tombs were mastabas, rectangular structures of mud brick, with slightly sloping walls. By the end of Dynasty II, the interiors of royal mastabas were being constructed of cut stone.

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HowStuffWorks "Ancient Egypt - Formation of the Kingdom"

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egyptian goddesses hathor and isis

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Temple of Horus at Edfu, Egypt.

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'The waxing moon and the Eye of Horus at Dendera.' Astronomical ceiling. According to Egyptian mythology Horus lost his eye during a battle with Seth (the murderer of his father Osiris) and the eye (called 'Wadjet') was subsequently healed by Thoth, who is portrayed at the right-hand side of the picture. The destruction and healing of the eye was symbolically coupled by the ancient Egyptians to the waning and waxing of the moon.♔PM

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Egypt: Temple of Dendera - Smit & Palarczyk

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Taharqa - Taharqa was a pharaoh of the Ancient Egyptian 25th dynasty and king of the Kingdom of Kush, which was located in Northern Sudan. Son of Piye, the Nubian king of Napata who had first conquered Egypt. Although Taharqa's reign was filled with conflict with the Assyrians, it was also a prosperous renaissance period in Egypt and Kush.

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The Goddess Bastet holding a sistrum in her right hand

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The Ancient Egyptians regarded Thoth as One, self-begotten/self-produced. He was the master of both physical/ divine law. He made the calculations for the heavens/stars/Earth. He dir-ected the motions of the heavenly bodies. Without his word, the Egyptians believed, the gods would not exist. He was depicted with the head of an Ibis. He was the Moon God of wisdom, speech, writing, measurement, magic and arbitration

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25th Dynasty Pharoah Shabaka

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