The Rosetta Stone in the British Museum

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Ancient Egyptians created many of the innovations that we still see today. Whose symbol was the falcon, and the love goddess Hathor, whose symbol was the cow. This progressive dilution of divinity among an increasing number of people caused reigning monarchs to assert additional, more personal links to the gods. During the ancient Egyptian period, there was no type of currency; therefore, taxes were paid by work. Videos, TV programs from Omar Shariff and the "Mysteries of the Pyramids," to Charleton Heston and "The Mystery of the Sphinx," and "Cleopatra: Destiny's Queen," and the "Chariots of the Gods," and the "Visit of the Aliens."

Pages: 366

Publisher: Kessinger Publishing, LLC (May 23, 2010)

ISBN: 1161408657

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