Today, we are going to discuss the most advanced civilization aka Ancient Egypt which almost survived by 3,000 years. Ancient Egypt civilization started out as small settlements on the banks of river Nile, and then grew into respective kingdoms. Bandaged mummies, land of the pharaohs and huge pyramids, let’s take a look at the top 10 secrets or surprising facts of Ancient Egypt:
1. Shape-Shifting Jesus
A picture of Pontius Pilate, the judge who ordered Jesus’s execution has created controversy as the text states that Jesus shared his last meal with Pontius Pilate, who offered to sacrifice his own son in order to save Jesus’ life. It further adds, Jesus was a shape-shifter.
2. The Female Pharaoh
Hatshepsut came to the throne of Ancient Egypt around 1478 BCE. During her reign, Egypt enjoyed great peace and prosperity.
3. Egyptian women had equal rights with men
Men and women of equivalent social status were treated equally in ancient Egypt. The wife, the ‘mistress of the house’, was responsible for all internal, domestic matters. If widowed or divorce could raise their own children.
4. Masturbation Rituals
The God Atum created the universe by masturbating into the vast nothingness. Moreover, it leads to a ritual in which the Pharaoh would masturbate and ejaculate into the river Nile, in order to ensure a year of bountiful harvest.
5. Egyptian Afterlife
The believers of the afterlife were the Pharaohs, who went on to build the most majestic of tombs for their burial, the great pyramids.