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Egypt facts
18 Facts about Egypt


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Christianity was the main religion in Egypt between the Fourth and Sixth Centuries.
Ancient Egyptians
worshipped over
1,400 different
gods and goddesses.
Toilets were found in many ancient Egyptian tombs.
The World's Oldest Dress was found in Egypt and it is 5,000 years old.
In the border between Egypt and Sudan, there are
795 sq miles (2,060 km2) of land unclaimed by neither.
Egyptian Pyramid workers
were paid with beer:
1 gallon (4L) per day.
Written language was invented independently by the Egyptians, Sumerians, Chinese, and Mayans.
Sudan has
more pyramids
than Egypt.
The Statue of Liberty was intended for Egypt.
Cleopatra, the last Pharaoh of Egypt, was actually Greek, not Egyptian.
The pyramids were built by paid laborers. Not slaves. That's a myth by Herodotus, the Greek historian.
The lost Egyptian city of Heracleion was found after 1200 years under the sea.
Ancient Egyptians slept on pillows made of stones.
The world's largest pyramid is not in Egypt, but in Mexico.
The first sailing boats were invented in Egypt.
The tradition of exchanging wedding rings goes back to ancient Egyptian times.
Ancient Egyptians shaved off their eyebrows to mourn the death of their cats.
There are still unexplored passageways in the Great Pyramid of Giza in Egypt.
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