The people of Egypt called their country Kemet not Egypt. Kemet means black land. Egypt is derived from the Greek word Aegyptos. The greeks called the kemetians language hieroglyphs, but the people of Kemet called their language Medu Neter.
The Egyptians had many gods and goddesses. The early tombs were mastabas, rectangular structures of mud brick, with slightly sloping walls. By the end of Dynasty II, the interiors of royal mastabas were being constructed of cut stone.
As far back as I can remember I have always had a love for ancient Egypt. And ancient history in general. But ancient Egypt will always have a special place in my heart. Map of Ancient Egypt and Nubia.
Nefertiti Bust -- A painted limestone bust of the Great Royal Wife of the Egyptian Pharaoh Akhenaten, believed to have been crafted in 1345 BC by the sculptor Thutmose -- Belonging to the State Museums of Berlin -- The Egyptian Museum -- Berlin, Germany
Bastet is known as the Goddess of protection, passion, fire, fertility, dance and music and has been worshipped since at least the Second Dynasty. Ancient Egyptians often worshipped cats as deities and Bast was one of the most popular ones.