Egypt in South Africa


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Ankh: an object or design resembling a cross but having a loop instead of the top arm, used in ancient Egypt as a symbol of life.
Amulet: an ornament or small piece of jewellery thought to give protection against evil, danger, or disease.
BCE: abbreviation for Before the Common Era (used of dates before the Christian era).
Capital: in architecture, the top of a column, pier, anta, pilaster, or other columnar form, providing a structural support for the horizontal member or arch above.
Canopic: a covered urn used in ancient Egyptian burials to hold the entrails and other visceral organs from an embalmed body.
Celestory: In architecture, clerestory are any high windows above eye level.
Copt: a member of the Coptic Christian Church.