I Love Ancient Egypt

For us,Ancient Egypt is neither a country, nor an extinct culture. It is a passion. 414 People

    Reading up on Mythology has been one of my

    major hobbies ever since I could remember. Egyptian mythology is my favorite, followed closely by Greek. The history, culture and religion of the ancient Egyptians really fascinate me. I especially love learning about the different Gods (there are like 2000 it is believed), my...
    TheArtist89 TheArtist89
    26-30, F
    Jan 31, 2014
    DefiantRed DefiantRed
    70+
    Aug 1, 2010

    I Am Completely Intrigued By Ancient Egypt...

    And I always have been since I was a little kid.  I don't have any idea why or where I got that from because no one else I knew was interested.  I was the geeky kid that would ask to be dropped off at the library and spend hours upon hours pouring over books about King...
    MyLucidDream MyLucidDream
    70+
    1 Response May 29, 2011

    I Love Egypt

        I love to watch shows about Egypt.  They are nice to watch. Because they tell about what Egypt used to be like. I love it when they find a new mummy. I love watching them trying to figure out who the mummy is. I have always liked learning about Egypt. Its...
    acjf acjf
    22-25, F
    1 Response Sep 30, 2010

    The Elements.

    You know there are five elements, air, fire, earth and water, and ether, or the ethereal. Well, think about this! The names of the originating gods of Egypt, in one part. The sun god is Atum. He had a son and daughter who married, they were Shu (air) and Tefnut (moisture). Their...
    Fannydecastres Fannydecastres
    18-21, F
    Nov 30, 2011

    Me Too! :)

    Had an Egyptian penpal once.   I love the Egyptian God Anubis,jackal headed God of Embalming and Judgement - he's my favourite Egyptian God
    MysticShell MysticShell
    26-30, F
    1 Response Apr 21, 2010

    They found the mythical tomb of Osiris,

    God of the dead! Omigosh!! 😀
    MajesticMia MajesticMia
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Jan 3, 2015

    My Logo

    Yes I am an "old man" but let me tell you this. You see a hand gripping a cane. Well Ramses II ruled for more than 60 years and my logo resembles the crook which along with the flail was the symbol of royalty. So If you see my logo it could be "old Ramses grasping the royal crook...
    TutmoseIII TutmoseIII
    66-70, M
    May 16, 2012

    It Would Be Cooooooooooolll

    To live there would have been mindblowing. I would have loved to paint my face and (if i was one of the royalty) or experience the unique way of life.... the only drawback would be the burying me alive thing.... you'd be damned if I'd go quietly
    mosaicred mosaicred
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Feb 21, 2009

    Well Versed

    Not exactly sure how you can write a story about you love Ancient Egypt, but it's one of those things that has been with me all of my life.  I'm not exactly an Egyptologist, but I've bought and read a dozen or so books on Egypt, so I know my way around the culture and...
    Harui Harui
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Feb 24, 2009

    Isis & Horus

    You have a close affinity with Isis & Horus Isis is the wife and sister of Osiris. She is usually depicted carrying a head-dress with a throne or a moon and sun disk. She is the goddess of nature, magic and power, the great mother who protects her family and brings up...
    8FOOTDREAD 8FOOTDREAD
    41-45, M
    5 Responses Apr 21, 2010

    Magic In Ancient Egypt?

    Does anyone believe this? The Bible stories talk about the magicians and how they fought against Israel. Anyone, any comments?
    AlwaysPersevere71 AlwaysPersevere71
    41-45, M
    1 Response Aug 31, 2012

    Our Profile Picture...

    Our profile picture shows a statue. Not any statue, It's an statue of the queen-pharaoh from the XVIII dynasty, Hatshepsut. His step-son and also newphew Thutmose III, hated her so much... It's said that he (Thutmose III) killed Neferure, Hatshepsut's only child (Neferure was a...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    May 26, 2013

    I watched a recent programme

    where some scientists have put forward a case that Tutankhamen's tomb was actually for a female - possibly his mother and that there is possibly more of the tomb undiscovered beyond a wall. They are thinking about how to look in there.... could be the discovery to put...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Mar 10

    I Used To Be Dramatic

    When I was in the 7th grade, The Mummy & The Mummy Returns were the FIRST movies I saw that really enriched my thirst to be part of the Egyptian culture. I even bought both its video games and changed my careers to Egyptology or Archeology. During the 8th grade, I was mesmerized...
    FashionQueen86 FashionQueen86
    26-30, F
    Nov 5, 2013

    Reconnected

    Hello. My name is Lazaro. I am 48. When I was very young, around 7. I became aware and felt reconnected to Ancient Egypt. Cleopatra starring Elizabeth Taylor was on TV one night, and I remember feeling a jolt whenever I heard the word Egypt in the movie. I think my mother noticed...
    IwenMutif IwenMutif
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Sep 10, 2013

    Ancient History

    It used to be that I didn't really care much for the history and archaeology of ancient Egypt, even though those two subjects have always fascinated me. But over the last couple of years, ancient Egypt has come to fascinate me as well. It is, after all, one of the first human...
    IanMatthew IanMatthew
    56-60, M
    2 Responses Nov 26, 2010

    How We Actually Started To Like Ancient Egypt.

    Well, first of all, we are twins, and we share an account. We are on Middle school and boys think we are weird because we like, I mean, love, Ancient Egypt. Everything started in third grade, when we saw this book (we don't remember It's name) and it was about Ancient Egypt. We...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    May 26, 2013

    Think The Egyptians Knew Everything

    http://www.dreamstime.com/royalty-free-stock-photography-eye-of-horus-symbol-old-paper-image3572057  Love the engima of Egypt. I am slighly obsessed with triangle's and the pyramids. It seems as if all mystery comes from this land- all great religions were born there. I...
    karmafire karmafire
    36-40
    Sep 26, 2010

    The Ancient Egyptian Regime...

    was even more advanced than we are today. Yes we have technologies, but the ways they adapted to particular situations still outshines the modern world. Everything we know in the modern world the Egyptians knew in some way all those centuries ago. There is some truth to knowing...
    Fannydecastres Fannydecastres
    18-21, F
    1 Response Nov 29, 2011

    I Wanna Visit The Pyramids More Than Anything

    im not your typical kinda girl, whilst i would LOVE to go to paris, it's only to experince the french style of life and to see the eiffel tower, not to "shop". but in all honesty i think i would much rather visit the pyramids and sphinx and other awesome places in egypt before...
    ElectroGirlie ElectroGirlie
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 21, 2010

    A Desire Fulfilled

    My first knowledge of fascination with Ancient Egypt was 1959 Saturday night at the movies "The Egyptian".  The movie spoke to me, a boy of 11.  I began to read what I could find, which wasn't' much is a small town in Texas.  My Senior year in High school, I went...
    gersmes gersmes
    61-65, M
    2 Responses Mar 28, 2010

    Meteorites

    Meteorites were very important to ancient Egyptians, they created jewelry from meteorites by hammering it into shape making beads and other designs. The jewelry was often buried with loved ones.
    jml2000 jml2000
    61-65, M
    Nov 14, 2013

    I'm part Egyptian my dad's mom was born outside

    of Cairo Egypt that would be my granny
    bandit5320 bandit5320
    31-35, M
    1 Response Aug 3, 2015

    Sometimes I believe I was an Egyptian queen in

    one of my past lives.. Seriously, I sometimes get flashes of ancient Egypt that I can't explain.
    ADeepPerspective ADeepPerspective
    22-25, F
    Jan 16, 2014

    Something magical happens the first time you

    hear about ancient Egypt. Maybe you see a mummy movie or visit a museum. Or, like me, a teacher hands you a mysterious worksheet at school. At that moment of discovery, a jolt grips you with intense curiosity. You can't help wondering: who were these people? What did their...
    ScottPeters ScottPeters
    36-40
    1 Response Apr 20, 2014

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