Leather Sandals Worn in Egypt

Egyptian nobility wore sandals made of woven papyrus, leather, and wood circa 2000 BCE. Continue reading

Archeologist Discovered the First Weight Measure

British archeologist Flinders Petrie discovered the beqa, a cylindrical weight measure of 7 ounces (198 grams) at Naqada, Egypt dated to the Amratian period of 3800 BCE. Continue reading

Cake Found in Egyptian Tomb

A wrapped sesame-honey cake was discovered in the grave of Pepion Continue reading

The Pharaoh Menes

Menes (/ˈmiːniːz/; Ancient Egyptian: mnj, probably pronounced */maˈnij/; Ancient Greek: Μήνης) was a pharaoh of the Early Dynastic Period of ancient Egypt credited by classical tradition with having united Upper and Lower Egypt and as the founder of the First Dynasty. Continue reading

First Egyptian Inscription Found for King Narmer

J.E. Quibell unearthed a small slate ceremonial slab with an inscription identifying King Menes at Hierakonpolis, Egypt in 1898 Continue reading

Pharaoh Menes

Pharaoh Menes, the first king of the first Egyptian dynasty ruled between 3100 to 2925 BCE Continue reading

Egyptians Created Toothpaste

Egyptians used toothpaste made of ground pumice stones mixed with wine vinegar circa 2000 BCE. Continue reading

Egyptian Combined Royalty Crowns

Upon the unification of Upper and Lower Egypt by Pharaoh Menes, the two crowns were combined both elements into a single crown in 3100 BCE. Continue reading

Egyptians Used Shampoo

Egyptians used shampoo of diluted citrus juice about 2500 BCE. Continue reading

Egyptian Held Wrestling Matches

Egyptians and Babylonians held wrestling matches as per pictorial evidence dating from 3000 BC, Continue reading