Ancient tombs predating egypt


A perfect scale model of a working glider was discovered in 2,000-year-old Egyptian tomb.

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Atenism, or the "Amarna heresy", refers to the religious changes associated with the eighteenth dynasty Pharaoh Amenhotep IV, better known under his adopted name, Akhenaten.

In the 14th century BC, Atenism was Egypt's state religion for around 20 years, before subsequent rulers returned to the traditional gods and the Pharaohs associated with Atenism were erased from Egyptian records.

Old Nubian was mostly used in religious texts dating from the 8th and 15th centuries AD.

Before the 4th century, and throughout classical antiquity, Nubia was known as Kush, or, in Classical Greek usage, included under the name Ethiopia (Aithiopia).

There is no evidence that Amenhotep III neglected the other gods or attempted to promote the Aten as an exclusive deity.