Pyramids in America: North, Central, and South American Monuments

Pyramids in America - Ake Yucatan Pyramid Charnay

Pyramids: grand, ostentatious displays of ancient wealth and power. They were built for the influential dead, the devout, and the divine. Though, this wasn’t always the case. When most people think of pyramids, they think of Egypt. But there are pyramids all over the world. Pyramids in America first appeared 5,000 years ago. Nearly 2,000 …

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Egyptian Cat Gods: Feline Deities of Ancient Egypt


Looking at a lineup of the Egyptian pantheon, you may feel like you’re being watched. Don’t make any sudden moves now! Just kidding, it’s nothing to worry about – that’s just the cat gods. Unless…you haven’t committed any crimes recently, have you?  Those are protective deities, you know. They don’t take kindly to wrong-doers. If …

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Geb: Ancient Egyptian God of the Earth

Goddess geb

Geb is one of the most prominent gods of ancient Egypt. He is also known as Seb or Keb, depending on the interpretation. His name may roughly translate to “the lame one,” but he was one of ancient Egypt’s almighty god-kings.  Ancient Egyptians knew Geb as the earth, the origin of earthquakes, and the father …

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