A mummy is a dead body that has dried out so it lasts for thousands of years. The Egyptians believed that the dead travelled to another world, where they needed their bodies. A mummy was placed inside a series of wooden coffins. The coffins were put in a big stone case called a sarcophagus.
The ancient Egyptians believed that the heart was the most important part of the body. They thought that the brain was useless. So, they took out the brain- by pulling it down though the nose.
No one exactly knows why the pyramids were built. Some people think they were built to point towards the sun and stars, so that the dead person’s spirit could fly to heaven like rocket!
Tutankhamun, the youngest pharaoh, loved playing a board game called senet, after he died a broad was buried wit him in his tomb.
The Egyptians call their cats’ miw. They were probably the first to tame cats. They used them to catch mine in grain stories.
Ancient Egyptians had many gods and goddesses. Some of their famous god and goddesses was Sebek-water god, Thoth- god of learning, Osiris- good of death, nut- goddesses of heavens, Taweret- goddesses of birth and babies and Re – the sun god.
Goddess nut was married to Geb. Isis and Orisis were their children.
When the Jews were slaves there, Egypt was ruined by flood of blood predicated by the Jew Moses-now thought to have been the Nile River that has red algae.