10 Things you don’t know about Egypt

The Statue of Liberty was intended for Egypt


The pyramids were built by paid laborers. Not slaves. That’s a myth by Herodotus, the Greek historian


The lost Egyptian city of Heracleion was found after 1200 years under the sea.


The first sailing boats were invented in Egypt.


There are still unexplored passageways in the Great Pyramid of Giza in Egypt


Ancient Egypt King Tutankhamun died at the age of 18.


In the Land of the Pharaohs of Egypt, beer was the national currency.


No Egyptian president has left office without being arrested or dying, so far until 2015

Ousted Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak sits behind bars during his retrial at the Police Academy in Cairo on April 15, 2013

Cleopatra was the first, in the dynasty of Greek rulers of Egypt, who could speak Egyptian.


The current library at Alexandria has a copy of all the web pages on every website on the Internet since it started in 1996.




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