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What was Akhet in ancient Egypt?

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What was Akhet in ancient Egypt?

Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics:

The system of writing used by the ancient Egyptians was known as hieroglyphics; logographic representations of sounds and concepts used to denote different phonetics. It was one of the earliest forms of writing.

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The Akhet was an ancient Egyptian hieroglyph meaning 'sunrise', 'sunset', 'horizon', or other similar concepts. Solar theology was one of the central...

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Egyptian Achievements: Unification, Pyramids, Hieroglyphics & Calendar

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In this lesson, we will discuss some of the major achievements of ancient Egypt, including its unification by King Menes, the pyramids, hieroglyphics, and the Egyptian calendar.


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