The ancient Egyptians kissed, not by touching lips, but by touching noses.
The ancient Egyptians used melted beeswax to style their wigs.
Ancient Egyptian female brewers of beer were held in high esteem.
In ancient Egypt, religion played no part in marriage. Marriage was a purely civil affair.
Ancient Egyptian women were fortunate, because they were regarded as totally equal to men as far as the law was concerned. They could own property, borrow money, sign contracts, initiate divorce, and appear in court as witnesses.
In ancient Egypt, marriage settlements, very similar to today’s prenuptial agreements, were drawn up between a woman’s father and her prospective husband, although many times the woman herself took part in the contract negotiations.
In ancient Egypt, many taverns, called houses of beer, were run by women.
In ancient Egypt, writing or calculating goes from right to left, rather than from left to right like the ancient Greeks and Romans.
In ancient Egypt the year began at summer solstice, which celebrated the rising of Sothis/Isis/Sirius from 70 days’ absence in the underworld and was the occasion of the New Year feast. The year was made of 360 days, with five extra days for the large festivals celebrating the birth of Osiris, Isis, Set, Nepthys, and Neith.
The first record of coriander is on an Egyptian medical papyrus from 1552 B.C.E.