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Why did ancient Egyptian men wear cosmetics?

Egyptian cosmetics weren't just for women. Read about Egyptian makeup and why the ancient Egyptian men wore it, too.

5 Ancient Egyptian Cosmetics

Ancient Egyptian cosmetics had some of the same ingredients we use today. Take a look at five ancient Egyptian cosmetics to see what they used.

10 Amazing Ancient Egyptian Inventions

The 10 amazing ancient Egyptian inventions are explained in this article from HowStuffWorks. Learn about 10 amazing ancient Egyptian inventions.

How did ancient civilizations use sundials to tell time?

Ancient sundials first popped up in Egypt around 1500 B.C. Learn how these sundials came about and what they were used for all those centuries ago.

Ancient Mummy DNA Reveals Surprises About Egyptian Ancestry

What does ancient Egyptian DNA from mummies tell us about modern populations? Learn more in this HowStuffWorks article.

How the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World Work

The seven wonders of the ancient world are unparalleled man-made structures. Learn about the Great Pyramids of Giza and other wonders of the world.

New Clues to Ancient Roman Art Discovered in Egyptian Mummy Portraits

Analysis of Fayum mummies has identified individual artists and techniques. Learn more in this HowStuffWorks Now article.

New Analysis Suggests Existence of an Unknown Ancient Mayan Astronomy Genius

Did one Mayan scientist revolutionize astronomy? Learn more about this Mayan 'Copernicus' in this HowStuffWorks Now article.

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