Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
- There are a total of 10 general entries.
Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
|Which somewhat eccentric Egyptologist is the current head (2001) of Archaeological Research being conducted at the Giza Plateau?||Egypt - Ancient and Modern
Zahi Hawass. A very interesting person. He is seen in most television documentaries about archaeology in Egypt.
|It is said that Thutmose IV had a dream that inspired him to work to restore which neglected Egyptian landmark that had been partially buried beneath the sand?||Egypt - Ancient and Modern
The Sphinx. He believed that the effort would help him one day become Pharaoh, which it apparently did.
Amenhotep IV. He was also known as Akhenaten.
New York City and London. One is in Central Park, New York City, the other on the Thames Embankment in London. There is also a Cleopatra's Needle in Paris on the Place de la Concorde, but it comes from a different Egyptian site.
Saqqara. Until recently, the oldest pyramid was believed to be the Step Pyramid at Saqqara, although recent evidence suggests that another structure at Saqqara could be older.
|There are several theories concerning the relationship between the pyramids and the stars. One of the more popular ideas is that the three largest pyramids of Giza are meant to mirror which constellation in the night sky?||Egypt - Ancient and Modern
Orion. The arrangement of the three pyramids resembles the arrangement of the three stars in Orion's belt.