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... must have been so good at their job as some of the mummies were from as early as 1279 B.C and still had hair. I have to say it was a bit creepy as they really did still look like people. The most impressive one for me was King Ramesses the 2nd he looked really good for being dead for over 3000 years. We ended up spending nearly 5 hours in the museum and i could have spent longer there was just so much to see. Good thing we are going back ...
... onto them to tell the story. It was lovely with the new moon sitting in the cool evening breeze in an open air area. Mustn't brain much there is no hint of a roof. There were about 50 if that people sitting in a place set out for over a thousand. I guess that's how busy it once was. On the way back our guide took us to a supermarket for some snack items for this leg and then we had a Caesar salad in our hotel. It was quite late eating yet ...
... few seconds I was overwhelmed. There kings, queens, pharaoh or whatever they were called back then. There were too many of them, and they all looked the same. The kind Nubian gentleman who worked at the information booth in the museum tried his best to explain the basics to us on a piece of paper. The crowns on the each kings head and their relation to which part of the country the king ruled (north or south), the different beards which signified whether the king was ...
... me that he would not accompany with me.
Alchemist asked a monk dressed in black to take us to the kitchen. In there, alchemist changed the lead to gold. Then he separated the gold into four parts. He gave two parts gold to me, one ...
... so long ago ....as do we in modern times in some ways!
Watching papyrus parchment made was interesting, starting with a freshly cut reed turned into 'paper' that survives hundreds of years - no preservatives, only a little bit of plant sugar as glue (with lots of soaking and pressing). Hieroglyphics were pretty cool too! Guessing that being in Egypt around 4,000 years ago was even more of a golden era for engineers than today - they ...
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