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PHARAOH’S TEMPLES AND PALACES

After one week of  visiting many temples of worship, from Cairo to Luxor,  I asked Ahmed, our guide, “Where did the Pharaohs live?” “In palaces, which don’t exist anymore, but don’t worry they lived in great splendor,” he answered. I had no doubt that they … Continue reading

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GIZA PLATEAU – TOMBS OF THE PYRAMID BUILDERS

The burial places of the Pharaoh’s  –  the pyramids and the tombs in the Valley of the Kings –  have dazzled the world since their discovery. But where are ordinary people buried and how? People like the workers who helped build the pyramids? … Continue reading

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