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Coptic or Coptic Egyptian (Met Remenkēmi) is the latest stage of the Egyptian language, a northern Afro-Asiatic language spoken in Egypt until at least the 17th century. Egyptian began to be written in the Coptic alphabet – an adaptation of the Greek script with some letters inherited from Demotic – in the 1st century CE.

Coptic or Coptic Egyptian (Met Remenkēmi) is the latest stage of the Egyptian language, a northern Afro-Asiatic language spoken in Egypt until at least the 17th century. Egyptian began to be written in the Coptic alphabet – an adaptation of the Greek script with some letters inherited from Demotic – in the 1st century CE.

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Gold Headband with Heads of Gazelles and a Stag Between Stars or Flowers. Ca. 1648–1540 B.C., Egypt, h. of central stag 8.9 cm (3 1/2 in); l. of headband 49.5 cm (19 1/2 in). People from western Asia established themselves among the Egyptian inhabitants of the eastern Nile Delta at the time. The northern "Hyksos" culture combined Egyptian and Middle Bronze Age Levantine traditions. This diadem has Near Eastern affinities and is typical of the commingling of artistic styles.

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Ma'at - The Egyptian Goddess Of Truth

Maat is the Goddess of Truth and Justice who personifies cosmic order and harmony as established by the Creator God at the beginning of time. Her symbol is an ostrich feather. Judges were regarded as priests of Maat. In the hall of judgement at the weighing of the heart, the heart of the deceased was placed on the scales of justice, balanced against the feather of Maat, symbol of justice.

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The Egyptian God Family Tree (oh god. The lettuce story. That kills me everytime.)

Get Tangled in These Mythical God Family Trees

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Nubia, Sudan: the pyramids that pre-date the Egyptian pyramids . (Sudan - the black pharaohs by Retlaw Snellac, via Flickr)

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1. a) Ancient egyptian sandals made with gold. These were most likely made for the after life; since the ancient egyptians believed they could take things to the after life. The egyptians used gold in almost all aspects of their decorations and majority of the embellishments were lavish.

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Nefertiti's bust in her display case at the Neues Museum, from the Society for the Promotion of the Egyptian Museum Berlin

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The ankh or ankh (☥ unicode 2625 U) is the Egyptian hieroglyph representing the NH ˁ word, which means "life." It is an attribute of the Egyptian gods that can keep the loop, or wear one in each hand, arms crossed over the chest. This symbol was called crux ansata Latin ("ankh").........PARTAGE OF UFO KRUHY V OBILI..........ON FACEBOOK........

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Falcon collar of Princess Neferuptah. Made of gold, carnelian and feldspar. Dated from the twelfth dynasty of Egypt, reign of Amenemhat III, 1831-1786 BCE. (The Egyptian Museum, Cairo.)

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Crystal Palace Egyptian Court – Detail of the Philae Portico. Photographed in Dufay colour by Arthur Talbot – London August 1936

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