What large library existed in ancient Egypt?

Answer The Library of Alexandria, founded by Alexander the Great around 300 BC, was the largest library to exist in ancient Egypt. It was considered the largest library in the ancient world. It was create... Read More »

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When did ancient Egypt end?

The final centuries of ancient Egyptian civilization saw several foreign rulers, including the Persians and the Macedonians. Then, the Roman Empire annexed Egypt in 30 A.D., permanently ending inde... Read More »

Where was ancient Egypt?

The pyramids and other archaeological ruins of ancient Egypt lie within the borders of the modern day nation of Egypt in the northeastern corner of Africa. Ancient Egyptian civilization developed ... Read More »

When did Ancient Egypt start?

The earliest period of ancient Egypt is known as the Early Dynastic Period and began around 3000 B.C. when the Old Kingdom commenced. Ancient Egypt spanned a period of approximately 3,000 years and... Read More »

What was gold used for in ancient egypt?

In Ancient Egypt, gold was primarily used for royal or religious ornamentation, or both, such as masks, statutes, jewelry and coffins. Gold was given religious reverence but had no economic value a... Read More »