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Egypt Pharaoh
 

Egypt is known to the land of pharaohs and pyramids. Actually the word pharaoh was not used by the ancient Egyptians; it was mainly used by the Hebrews and the Greeks. And nowadays the word pharaoh is used for the ancient kings of Egypt. It is said by the historians that the Pharaohs became Egyptian gods. Pharaoh means “Great House” which referred to the palaces of the kings and along the Egyptian history course the word pharaoh had been used for the kings of Egypt. In the bible the first pharaoh mentioned is Shishaq. Pharaoh was used for male or females in ancient Egypt. Here some of the popular pharaohs in Egypt: Hatshepsut, Tuthmosis III, Akhenaten, Alexander the Great, Cleopatra VII, Tuthankhamun, Ramesses the Great. Tuthankamun was as popular as other pharaohs until the discovery of his tomb in 1922 by Howard Carter; Tuthankamun had actually a short reign. While visiting Egypt one will learn about the rulers of Ancient Egypt.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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