Ancient Egyptian eye makeup provided psychic protection as well beauty enhancement. An unadorned and thus unprotected eye was believed vulnerable to the Evil Eye. Outlining the eyes became a personal protective amulet drawn right upon the skin that, once applied, could not be lost or stolen.
The first recorded battle in history was the Battle of Megiddo in 1457 BC. It left such an impression on the Levantine people there that they believed the final battle of humanity would take place there as well. That’s where the word Armageddon comes from.
Ancient Egyptian workmen who dug the pharaohs’ tombs got paid sick leave, according to 3000 year-old records.
Many ancient Egyptian Pharaohs were overweight and unhealthy, in contrast to their typical depiction. That was likely due to a sugary diet of alcohol, bread and honey.
In Ancient Egypt, little people were well-respected and some were considered to be gods. The Egyptians were tolerant of of many medical disorders, and they thought that caring for all people was a moral duty.