What was the ancient capital of Egypt?

Answer Memphis is the Greek translation for Mennfur, which was the capital of ancient Egypt after the pharaoh Menes united the Upper and Lower kingdoms. It was founded around 3100 B.C.Source:Tour Egypt: M... Read More »

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What was the religion of ancient Egypt?

The religion of ancient Egypt was an elaborate polytheistic (many gods) one that varied by region and changed through time. This religion was very closely connected to the ancient Egyptians’ ever... Read More »

What was the slaves'religion in Ancient Egypt?

Because slaves came from so many different places, there was not one religion followed by all of them. The most well-known "slave" population of ancient Egypt was the Israelites, who worshiped Yahw... Read More »

What did scribes do in ancient Egypt?

The ancient Egyptian position of scribe was an administrative one that had a range of job options. A scribe might have managed such things as records, accounts and estates, or written up contracts,... Read More »

What did the ba represent in ancient Egypt?

In ancient Egypt, the ba represented a person's soul. It was believed to be able to leave the body and freely travel. After death, the ba was believed to travel through the "realm of the dead" and ... Read More »