Akhenaten, 18th Dynasty, ca. 1353-1335 BCE. From the temple of Aton, Karnak, Egypt, Sandstone.

Akhenaten, 18th Dynasty, ca. 1353-1335 BCE. From the temple of Aton, Karnak, Egypt, Sandstone.

Hippodrome of Constantinople. The red granite Obelisk of Theodosius. Originally made in between the 1479 to 1425 BCE., in Aswan, ancient Egypt. Transported to Constantinople (now, Istanbul) in 390 by Theodosius I, who was the last emperor of a united Roman Empire, he took control of the eastern empire and ended the war with the Visigoths; he became a Christian and in 391 banned all forms of pagan worship (346-395).

Hippodrome of Constantinople. The red granite Obelisk of Theodosius. Originally made in between the 1479 to 1425 BCE., in Aswan, ancient Egypt. Transported to Constantinople (now, Istanbul) in 390 by Theodosius I, who was the last emperor of a united Roman Empire, he took control of the eastern empire and ended the war with the Visigoths; he became a Christian and in 391 banned all forms of pagan worship (346-395).

Did You Known That Baboons Were Trained in Ancient Egypt to Catch Criminals?

Did You Known That Baboons Were Trained in Ancient Egypt to Catch Criminals?

Akhenaten, Nefertiti, and their children blessed by the Aten (Solar Disk), 18th century.  Relief from Akhetaten (Tell el-Amarna).

Akhenaten, Nefertiti, and their children blessed by the Aten (Solar Disk), 18th century. Relief from Akhetaten (Tell el-Amarna).

Thutmose III and Hatshepsut, 18th Dynasty. Red Chapel, Karnak.

Thutmose III and Hatshepsut, 18th Dynasty. Red Chapel, Karnak.

Nefertiti

Nefertiti

The iconic bust of Nefertiti

The iconic bust of Nefertiti

Wall relief of Ramses III and baboons, mortuary temple of Ramses III, Medinet Habu, Theban Necropolis, Egypt.

Wall relief of Ramses III and baboons, mortuary temple of Ramses III, Medinet Habu, Theban Necropolis, Egypt.

The Pyramids of Giza (dungodung)

Old Kingdom of Egypt

The Pyramids of Giza (dungodung)

Sphinx and Khephren Pyramid

Old Kingdom of Egypt

Sphinx and Khephren Pyramid

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