Narmer was an ancient Egyptian pharaoh of the Early Dynastic Period. He was the successor to the Protodynastic King Ka. Many scholars consider him the unifier of Egypt and founder of the First Dynasty and in turn the first king of a unified Egypt.
The queen of the Eighteenth Dynasty of Ancient Egypt, the Great Royal Wife of Pharaoh Akhenaten. Nefertiti and her husband were known for a religious revolution, in which they worshipped one god only, Aten, or the sun disc.
The ancient Egyptian year consisted of three seasons, they were four months-long each, at the end of the year the five additional days were treated as outside of the year which was done in honor of the Egyptian gods.
One of the most cherished pets in ancient Egypt was a monkey. The ancient Egyptians treated this intelligent creature with overwhelming adoration. This is evidenced by the recent discovery of monkeys being buried alongside the dead in tombs.
The ancient Egyptians ate a wide variety of food. Their diet was low in fat, and rich in fiber and carbohydrates. The Nile gave Egypt fertile land which ensured an abundant and variable food supply. This resulted in a highly-diverse and complex cuisine.