Ancient Egypt
This month we explore the world of ancient Egypt. In November 1922 Howard Carter first encountered the tomb of the pharaoh Tutankhamen. The treasures that Carter found in the tomb have fascinated people ever since they were first displayed. The artifacts found there and at many other sites have allowed archaeologists to learn a great deal about the ancient world. Click on the links below for a sampling of Britannica's extensive coverage of the culture of ancient Egypt.
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Ancient Egypt

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The ancient Egyptians developed sophisticated societies and belief systems, bestowing the world with much in the way of intellectual and cultural achievement. Preview this e-book now. E-mail us at to learn more.

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