The culture of a country makes it unique. Referring to culture, we can mention food culture, dress culture, festivals, travel culture, behavior culture… Understanding the culture of a certain country, especially The place we want to visit or explore is indispensable before every trip. Are you looking forward to coming to the Nile River – the land of Egypt? If you are planning to travel to Egypt , some of the information below about Egyptian culture will be extremely valuable for you!
1. Ancient Egyptian mummification art
The journey to discover Egypt tour not only surrounds the pyramids but deep inside is the ancient Egyptian art of mummification. The art of mummification of the Egyptians was born in 2700 BC and lasted until the 5th century. The ancient Egyptian concept of eternity in the world of the gods after death, so mummification is also a faith for the permanence of the kingdom of Egypt .
Characteristics of ancient Egyptian architecture show the scarcity of wood materials, so the ancient Egyptians used materials in construction mainly unburnt bricks and stones of all kinds. During the ancient Egyptian dynasties, stone materials were used mainly. Sometimes, brick materials were used in the construction of Emperors’ castles, fortresses and some other civil works such as castle walls, temples and towns and ancillary buildings. less important support in temples. Many small buildings of ancient Egypt were destroyed and washed away by the unusual fury of
the Nile. However, due to the dry, hot climate of Egypt, it also helps to preserve many of the unburnt brick buildings. For example, today there are still a few villages such as Deir al-Madinah, the fortress of Buhen and Mirgissa. Stone structures on high ground are not affected by the floods of the Nile but are also affected by the existing sandstorms in this area.
The gods of the ancient Egyptians, when initially conceived as a chaotic world of matter is water. The first god, Ra-Atum, appeared every year like the flood water of the Nile in the land of Egypt. God Ra gave birth to water bubbles, which in turn turned into the god Shu (air) and Tefnut (steam). The world was created when the gods Shu and Tefnut gave birth to two children: Nut (sky) and Geb (earth). Man was created when the god Shu and Tefnut accidentally got lost in the dark desert, the god Re used his eyes to find them and while being moved by the reunion, the god Re’s tears of joy created so mankind. The son of Geb, Osiris, was appointed king of ancient Egypt. Osiris’ younger brother Seth is considered the villain in the universe. Seth killed Osiris and crowned himself king of Egypt. After killing Osiris, Seth challenged Osiris’ son (Horus) to a duel and was defeated, Seth was exiled to the desert and transformed into a terrible sandstorm god. Osiris was mummified by Anubis and transformed into the god of death.
There are many legends surrounding the Egyptian dynasties that will be heard when participating in the mysteriousEgypt tourBut the world of the Egyptians always revolved around the mysteries of the Nile and the desert, creating a belief in mystical forces, always pulling people to submit to the pharaohs and pharaohs as a god. god exists, on behalf of other gods has the task of looking after the Egyptian people and harmonizing the harsh natural forces to give the Egyptian people a peaceful life next to the pharaoh and the rich Nile. and mystical.