The Philae Obelisk, Hieroglyphs and Understanding a Vanished Culture

By | July 29, 2017

By Caleb Strom

Kingston Lacy and Egyptian Obelisk, discovered on an island in the Nile by William Bankes in 1815

Before the deciphering of Egyptian hieroglyphs, ancient Egypt was shadowy and mysterious with towering monuments, magical names, and an unknown antiquity, though most Western scholars believed that Egyptian civilization was …read more

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