Egyptology Study of ancient Egypt, its people, and its antiquities. Mystery still surrounds ancient Egyptian art and architecture (such as the significance of the pyramids) and the primitive religion of its ancient peoples. Important landmarks include the discovery of the Rosetta Stone, the temple of Amun and tomb of Tutankhamun at Luxor, and the moving of the temples at Abu Simbel.
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