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Pylon from Cleopatra’s temple raised from the sea

Pylon from Cleopatra’s temple raised from the sea

  Sean McLachlan AP Photo/Nasser Nasser Archaeologists have pulled a massive pylon from the bay of Alexandria, Egypt, that was once a part Cleopatra’s royal complex. The pylon, a pillar of red granite measuring 2.2 meters long and weighing nine tons, formed part of the temple of Isis and stood right next to Cleopatra’s mausoleum in the year 30 BC. […]

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British Museum – Dictionary of Ancient Egypt

British Museum – Dictionary of Ancient Egypt

British Museum – Dictionary of Ancient Egypt Of course ancient Macedonians were Greeks. And a death blow to current Skopjan propaganda. Rosetta stone carries three scripts. Hieroglyphic, Demotic and Greek. Demotic – script of Ancient Egyptians or simply “native Egyptian”.

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