Shocking facts about Ancient Egypt

Shocking facts about Ancient Egypt

When we hear about ancient Egypt, what comes to mind? Pyramids, pharaohs, cat perhaps? Presumably, the surfactant, to which like Ancient Egypt.

In fact, his affair is much deeper, and the information which is supplied on the TV, is far from the truth. We offer learn little-known facts about ancient Egypt;

Shocking facts about Ancient Egypt

Slaves smeared with honey for flies that would not disturb the pharaohs.

Shocking facts about Ancient Egypt

Both women and men applied makeup. As a rule, it was green (copper) or black (made of lead).

Shocking facts about Ancient Egypt

They believed that the makeup had healing properties.

Shocking facts about Ancient Egypt

Although initially the Egyptians used it as a sunscreen.

Shocking facts about Ancient Egypt

The children did not wear clothes until they became teenagers.

Shocking facts about Ancient Egypt

The Pharaohs have never shown their hair and wore Nemes - special headgear.

Shocking facts about Ancient Egypt

Typically, the rich Egyptians wore a wig.

Shocking facts about Ancient Egypt

But the poor Tie up long hair and tied them to the tail.

Shocking facts about Ancient Egypt

The boys shaved their heads, leaving only a long strip of hair. It was supposed to be protected from lice.

Shocking facts about Ancient Egypt

The Egyptians believed that the Earth was flat, round, and that Nile flowed right in the center of Earth.

Shocking facts about Ancient Egypt

Although women enjoy legal and economic equality on an equal basis with men, but socially they were not equal.

Shocking facts about Ancient Egypt

Graffiti found at the site showed that some teams builders of the pyramids, in fact, gave themselves the name "Friends of Khufu."

Shocking facts about Ancient Egypt

When mummification, the brain through the nostrils were getting special tongs.

Shocking facts about Ancient Egypt

Other organs also were removed and placed in jars.

Shocking facts about Ancient Egypt

Leave only one body - the heart, because they believed that it has a soul.

Shocking facts about Ancient Egypt

During the excavations in many tombs, archaeologists found the toilets.

Shocking facts about Ancient Egypt

The oldest dress found in Egypt, and it was about 5000 years.

Shocking facts about Ancient Egypt

Cleopatra, which was the last queen of Egypt, was not an Egyptian, all considered, and a Greek.

Shocking facts about Ancient Egypt

Contrary to a widely known fact, the pyramids were built not slaves and hired workers, whose work was paid. The Greek historian Herodotus extended this erroneous conjecture.

Shocking facts about Ancient Egypt

An interesting fact is that these workers, too, were paid a beer.

Shocking facts about Ancient Egypt

More specifically, 1 gallon of beer a day.

Shocking facts about Ancient Egypt

When the cat died, their owners shaved their eyebrows. Thus, they mourned the dead animals.

Shocking facts about Ancient Egypt

And, probably the most incredible fact - the ancient Egyptians slept on a stone pillow!