Egypt - Facts about Egypt: Area: 997,739 sq km. Mostly desert; only 3% is arable land – along the banks and delta of the Nile River and around the Western Desert oases.Population: 84,474,427. Capital: Cairo. Official language: Arabic Languages: 27 languages.
peerintothepast: Excavation of the Sphinx, ca 1850
Feline Fun Fact: According to the Greek historian Herodotus, in ancient Egypt it was forbidden to kill a cat. If a cat died of natural causes the entire household were required to shave their eyebrows. (Bast statue) (Your Amazing Cat: ~JB https://www.pinterest.com/popeggs) #TaraMedium
DA SÉRIE: EGITO - DEUSAS E DEUSES - Thoth (ou Tehuti) - "Deus da sabedoria e do intelecto divino. Como Hermes, ele era o emissário dos deuses. Participou da criação do mundo e das oito divindades primordiais de Hermópolis - ou ogdoade, também chamadas de Almas de Tot. Como deus da Lua ele era o Ser Silencioso e o Belo da Noite. " (Jean Houston). Da página Tradições-Mitologia-Ícones-Holismo
Egyptian Pyramids of Giza - the most famous Egyptian pyramids are those found at Giza, on the outskirts of Cairo. Several of the Giza pyramids are counted among the largest structures ever built. The Pyramid of Khufu at Giza is the largest Egyptian pyramid and is the only one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World still in existence.