Impressive Egypt Facts


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1. 86% of people surveyed in Egypt are in favor of the death penalty as a punishment for abandoning Islam.
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2. Women in ancient Egypt prevented pregnancy with plugs made of crocodile droppings.
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3. Cats were mythic symbols of divinity in ancient Egypt.
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4. In ancient Egypt, killing a cat was a crime punishable by death.
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5. There are actually more pyramids in Sudan than in Egypt.
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6. Ancient Egyptians slept on pillows made of stone!
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7. By 3,000 B.C. there were at least six different types of beer in Egypt.
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8. In 1888, an Egyptian peasant discovered an estimated three hundred thousand mummified cats in Beni Hassan, Egypt.
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9. The ancient Egyptians bought jewelry for their pet crocodiles.
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10. When a family cat died in ancient Egypt, family members would shave off their eyebrows as they mourned.
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11. About 3000 years ago, most Egyptians died by the time they were 30.

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