Tides of History
Tides of History
Wondery / Patrick Wyman
Old Kingdom Egypt
49 minutes Posted Sep 30, 2021 at 2:00 am.
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When we think of Ancient Egypt, we think of the pyramids: vast, eternal monuments to the glory of long-dead pharaohs. But we shouldn’t take them for granted: They belong to a specific place and time, and the people who built them had their reasons for doing so. The world that produced the pyramids was Egypt’s Old Kingdom, one of its three classic ages. We’ll explore it here today.

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