Egypt: Mystery Never Ends

Egypt is known as a land of mysteries and no other place has remarkable mysteries like this. Mystery surrounds its religion, its origin and its monumental architecture such as pyramids, temples and the enormous Sphinx. Pyramids are the only remaining wonder of ancient seven wonders and the most famous of all kinds of ancient monuments.

The mighty river, Nile, flows from the Africa’s heart to the Mediterranean Sea as a sign of the Pharaonic kingdom. The long flood plain was a gift from god, an ideal place for growing flax, wheat and other crops because of the nutrient rich silt that deposited by the annual flooding of the river.

The Egyptians believed that the soul and body were important to human existence in both life and death. Their unique funerary practices were designed to find their path in the afterworld. They mummified their body and buried in tombs that filled with all necessities of life such as food, domestic wares and treasures. They believed the soul returns to the body after the death so doing this would ensures happy life ever after.

The famous tombs are the pyramids where the gods appeared in the creation of the history. These were the largest ever built. These constructions were highly engineered. Paid workers moved huge limestones blocks without using wheels, iron tools and horses. They did it because they believed doing this would improve their own prospects in the afterlife. They were worried about death, but those people were their life who knew how to enjoy the life.

Not only the pyramids. Egypt has thousands of other mysterious creations that have been famous for their own characteristics, making this place the most famous mysterious place of the world. Today, Egyptian archaeologists are making important discoveries, answering many unanswered questions.