To the Egyptians themselves, their country was simply known as which means 'country', a name still in use by Egyptians for their nation in the present day. The great monuments which Egypt is still celebrated for reflect the depth and grandeur of Egyptian culture which influenced so many ancient civilizations, among them Greece and Rome.
One of the reasons for the enduring popularity of Egyptian culture is its emphasis on the grandeur of the human experience.
Their great monuments, tombs, temples, and art work all celebrate life and stand as reminders of what once was and what human beings, at their best, are capable of achieving.
Although Egypt in popular culture is often associated with death and mortuary rites, something even in these speaks to people across the ages of what it means to be a human being and the power and purpose of remembrance.
Its many achievements, preserved in its art and monuments, hold a fascination that continues to grow as archaeological finds expose its secrets.
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Hawaiian royalty and commoners each had their own genital chants which described their sex organs both figuratively and literally.
Called mele ma‘is, the genital chants were a celebration of the future generations boys and girls would sire. In the Trobriander tribe of Papa New Guinea, children start engaging in sexual activity as early as age 6 to 12. Some believe that in ancient Egypt, it was thought that the ebb and flow of the Nile was caused by the creation god Atum's ejaculation.