DID YOU KNOW:
Howard Carter's pet canary was swallowed by a cobra on the day Tutankhamun's tomb was opened.
Egyptians were the first people to hatch eggs artifically.
That ritual false bears were worn by queens as well as kings.
Egyptians posessed more underwear than any other clothing.
That Pepi II's was the longest reigh in recorded history.
The biggest blocks used to build the Great Pyramid each weigh more than two African bull elephants.
They got drunk on lump beer - the national beverage.
They tattooed their bodies.
Used crocodile dung as a contraceptive.
(These facts taken from 'Amazing Facts About Ancient Egypt' by James Putnam)