Anthropology is the study of humankind and cultural diversity with the ultimate aim of understanding what it is that makes us human. Archaeologists examine…
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"True pyramids in Egypt were topped by a special stone called a pyramidion, which was itself a miniature pyramid. It brought the pyramid structure to a point at the same angle and the same proportions as the main body.The ancient Egyptian word for the pyramidion, which could also sit atop the apex of an obelisk, was ben-benet, named for the sacred ben-ben stone kept in the temple of Heliopolis, the oldest center of the sun cult in Egypt."
Horus symbol. Horus was the son of the Great Goddess, Isis, conceived by his virgin mother after the death of her brother/husband Osiris. (She brought him back to life, and he ruled over the Underworld from then on.) Horus was considered the savior of mankind by the Egyptians, who interceded for them with the gods and Goddess.
The woman behind the iconic bust - Nefertiti reconstructed in digital 3D by Sven Geruschkat, who says, 'Nefertiti lived was the wife of Akhenaten (Amenhotep IV). She was co-regent, bore 6 daughters and died at 35. Her name roughly translates to "the beautiful (or perfect) one has arrived". This model was done with 3dsmax, Mudbox, Mental Ray and Photoshop. I certainly lost my vision during the creation. So, you have to judge..."
Located at an altitude of approximately 1,170 meters in the Beqaa valley, Baalbek is known to have been settled from at least 7,000 BC, however, some researchers, such as Graham Hancock, argue that its roots go back as many as 12,000 years. One of the most incredible features is the megalithic foundations of the Temple of Jupiter. It was built on platform of stones, and according to the German Archaeological Institute, the stone above the largest known stone block ever carved by human hands.