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Highly Unusual Things That the Ancient Egyptians Did (Video)

Highly Unusual Things That the Ancient Egyptians Did (Video)


The Ancient Egyptians are known for their rich culture, impressive architecture, intricate hieroglyphics, and fascinating mythology. However, as this video demonstrates, they were also known for some highly unusual practices! From training baboons to catch criminals to mummifying crocodiles, shaving off their eyebrows, bathing in sour milk, wearing fake beards, using moldy bread for healing, and many more, the Ancient Egyptians clearly had a unique perspective on the world around them!

Top image: A bath of milk. Source: aster1305 / Adobe Stock

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Joanna completed a Bachelor of Science (Psychology) degree in Australia and published research in the field of Educational Psychology. She has a rich and varied career, ranging from teaching... Read More

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