proper applies only to the rather narrow valley of the Nile from the Mediterranean, 31° 35' N. Yet, for religious reasons, the Egyptians noted the Heliacal risings of Sirius on the various dates of their movable calendar. On the Palermo Stone each year of a reign is entered separately and is often accompanied with short historical notices. These thirty dynasties are very unevenly known to us; of a good many we know next to nothing.
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From Assuân to Edfu (about 48 miles) the banks are so high that even in the annual inundation they are above the level of high water, and consequently remain barren. Müller in the Didot edition of the second volume of "Fragmenta Historicorum Græcorum", and E. Müller in the Didot edition of Heroditus (Fragmenta chronographica, p. For the present the royal names are almost all that we can regard as certain for several of the dynasties.
An Egyptian MP has said women must undergo female genital mutilation (FGM) to help curb male "sexual weakness".
Wasps of the genus Aleiodes are known as "mummy wasps" because they wrap their caterpillar prey as "mummies".
The first modern scientific examinations of mummies began in 1901, conducted by professors at the English-language Government School of Medicine in Cairo, Egypt.
latitude, which, under the eighteenth dynasty, was the southernmost city of the empire another stretch of about 590 miles by rail. The Egyptians also recorded the coincidence of new moons with the days of their calendar. Moreover, ancient Egypt has bequeathed to us a number of monuments of a more or less chronological character: The calendars of religious feasts [Calendars of Dendera (Tentyris), Edfu, Esneh, all three of which belong to the late period, Calendar of Papyrus Sallier IV] are especially interesting because they illustrate the nature of the Egyptian year (see Ginzel, op. Two chronological compilations known as the Turin Papyrus, Nineteenth Dynasty, and the Palermo Stone, Fifth Dynasty, from the places where they are now preserved. Of secondary importance are the data furnished by the Greek and Latin writers. Other dynasties are known to us by their monuments, especially their tombs, which are often extremely rich in information as to the institutions, arts, manners, and customs of Egypt during the lifetime of their occupants, but almost totally devoid of historical evidence proper.