What Ancient Egyptian Sounded Like - and how we know

How did Egyptians pronounce the language behind the hieroglyphs?
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From Hatshepsut to Nefertiti to a Coptic Abuna, meet the many forms of the long-lived Egyptian language. Watch as they help us listen back to the original sounds of the hieroglyphs. Then, identify a family full of Egyptian's ancestors and relatives, refine those pronunciations and arrive at an outline of Egyptian pronunciation.
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  • Sky
    Sky Жыл бұрын

    It’s fascinating how long humans have been in existence and how little we have recorded and understood about ourselves

  • clementine


    12 күн бұрын

    @Gummy especially since most recordings are so old that they’ve been lost to time or are barely readable

  • JanieBee01


    13 күн бұрын

    Because there’s only 6,000 years of history but they have to tell us the world is billions of years old to keep up the anti God rhetoric 😅

  • Stephi Varjan
    Stephi Varjan Жыл бұрын

    This is how language, any language, should be taught to children, to inspire them and get them off to a good start to appreciate their own language and that of others. When we realize that we have more connecting us, than separating us, the world will be a happier place. Thank you.

  • Stephi Varjan

    Stephi Varjan

    29 күн бұрын

    @Lorgar Not really again. Cultural values are expressed through language.

  • Lorgar


    29 күн бұрын

    Not really, problems aren't caused by language, but conflicting cultural values.

  • xdcloudyx


    3 ай бұрын

    John 3:16 For God so loved the world that he gave His only begotten Son that whosoever believeth in Him shall nit parish but have everlasting life.

  • Stephi Varjan

    Stephi Varjan

    5 ай бұрын

    @orisheju ukuedojor Thank you for your kindness.

  • orisheju ukuedojor

    orisheju ukuedojor

    5 ай бұрын

    I love you sensei

  • Dumb Genious
    Dumb Genious10 ай бұрын

    As a Copt myself, I am so proud of my heritage, and I hope we can revive some of our huge culture that was lost

  • Bleach


    20 сағат бұрын

    You know they didnt build the pyramids, right? They were already there when they came across them

  • MegaMayday16


    4 күн бұрын

    ​@SshreddderR i don't see "the problem"

  • r w

    r w

    7 күн бұрын

    Come on guys, don't feed the troll. You could have stopped reacting when the guy claimed that Phoenician was an Indo-European language. 😶

  • Countess of Bacon
    Countess of Bacon Жыл бұрын

    This reminds me of Stargate, when Daniel Jackson realizes that the natives of the planet they've gone to are speaking something very akin to ancient Egyptian. Even though he's well-learned in the language, it takes him seeing it written in hieroglyphs to recognize it, because, whether it was due to the alien culture sustaining linguistic drift during its millennia of separation from Earth or whether it was due to incorrect or incomplete knowledge of what ancient Egyptian sounded among Earth's linguistic scholars... or both... Jackson's expectations of the language's vowel sounds were very different from the ones he was hearing. Once he was able to mentally adjust to the new vowel sounds, he was able to understand and communicate with the alien culture almost fluently. I didn't realize how firmly based in the reality of Egyptological conundrums that was until watching this video. I know... dorky connection to make here, but Stargate will always have a soft spot in my heart. Seeing and loving it as a kid is a big part of why I became interested in linguistics in the first place.

  • william freigang

    william freigang

    3 күн бұрын

    Stargate was the highlight of my childhood. Rewatched everything in 2020, and just felt so much comfort. Glad there's someone else who also enjoyed it and still does.

  • LottiDotti76


    16 күн бұрын

    @Lukie pookie the movie or the show?

  • Lukie pookie

    Lukie pookie

    16 күн бұрын

    my dad corin nemec was actually in stargate!! not sure who he played tho, its hard watching stuff with him in it 😭

  • Animayoon


    Ай бұрын

    Stargate is one of the best written shows I've ever seen, Daniel was always my favourite. Got a little annoying how he kept dying though lol

  • Declan Ashmore

    Declan Ashmore

    Ай бұрын

    ...I am watching Stargate right now on my secondary screen. Stop it, you guys.

  • D. Wolf
    D. Wolf Жыл бұрын

    Something I’ve noticed about evolving languages and learning their beginnings; is how lifestyle really plays a big role on how they decided to pronounce or not pronounce something. The Egyptian language for example, you can tell how hot it was based on how the language sounded, the amount of breath placed on the inclination(s). Furthermore you can see how something simple such as heat could shape an early dialect and tongue. Hmm has anyone else found this?

  • Melissa Lantz

    Melissa Lantz

    27 күн бұрын

    @Concealed Title Is there a reason for this comment in an Egyptian language video?

  • buddermonger2000


    Ай бұрын

    I need some extra elaboration on this

  • Lisbette


    3 ай бұрын

    @Laura Room temp IQ yankee

  • OGC


    4 ай бұрын

    What do you mean by 'a lot of breath placed on the inclination'? If you mean 'a lot of aspirated consonants', you're probably wrong because English has way more aspirated consonants than Egyptian. If you simply mean 'many unvoiced fricatives', you're still wrong because Egyptian _lost_ voiceless fricatives over time. Egyptian had 7 voiceless consonants 4000 years ago but by the 19th century Coptic had only 4~5 voiceless consonants.

  • Liza
    Liza4 ай бұрын

    As someone who speaks urdu and farsi, this entire video was so fascinating, and I was consistently pausing and looking up words and historical information on my own culture and language. So many of the ancient Egyptian words are similar to urdu, farsi, and arabic. I couldn't help but smile at how conjoined everything is.

  • Gus


    18 күн бұрын

    @No Name average islamophobic be like

  • Shaimaa Badawi

    Shaimaa Badawi

    4 ай бұрын

    @No Name No? Islam has nothing to do with this. it is the people that changed the language dude.

  • No Name

    No Name

    4 ай бұрын

    Because the Islamic invaders destroyed your original languages (avestan, Sanskrit, brahui) etc and replaced it with their spinoffs.

  • orisheju ukuedojor
    orisheju ukuedojor Жыл бұрын

    Linguistics is an amazing science. Doesn't get enough respect.

  • Carole A

    Carole A

    5 күн бұрын


  • dimples2


    5 күн бұрын

    ​​@Lamb 😂😂😂

  • Tasmiah Masih

    Tasmiah Masih

    4 ай бұрын

    @Norman Santonio I assume it's just unsubstantiated opinion.

  • Patricia Slocum

    Patricia Slocum

    4 ай бұрын


  • 1959Berre
    1959Berre Жыл бұрын

    Where I live we speak a language that has many different dialects. Just travel 10 miles in either direction and you may hear the same words spoken with totally different sounds. It must be a hell of a job trying to find the origins and the differences of a language that has been spoken for thousands of years over such vaste area.

  • SIS In Space

    SIS In Space

    4 ай бұрын

    Lol isn't that the whole world?

  • 𝓛𝓲𝔃𝓪𝓻𝓭


    5 ай бұрын

    Even in America, people from the south like Georgia or north like NY could sound different.

  • Brandon


    6 ай бұрын

    @1959Berre hey my last name is fleming lol

  • Phlush Phish

    Phlush Phish

    9 ай бұрын

    Yeh, and like Chinese, there's so many different dialects, many can't understand each other.

  • Kungbibitawng mahinahonakobay

    Kungbibitawng mahinahonakobay

    9 ай бұрын

    My country have 120-175 dialects.

  • Joshua Bruner
    Joshua Bruner Жыл бұрын

    9:51 Ls and Rs are frequently interchanged with one another in the written forms of some ancient languages, and presumably in the pronunciation of these letters as well. In phonetics, L and R are liquids. I consider consonants solids, and vowels gases to fill out the metaphor. I'm thinking of how liquid water exists as a middling state, bordered on both ends of the temperature spectrum relative to it, with frozen solid water on the cold end, and evaporated water vapor on the hot end.

  • Phlush Phish

    Phlush Phish

    9 ай бұрын

    Like Japanese cannot pronounce the letter 'L.' To them, it's 'Rorripop.'

  • Sebastian Loya

    Sebastian Loya

    11 ай бұрын

    @vanina s wow i typed my shit before even reading yours and you explained it perfectly ☠️☠️☠️☠️☠️

  • Sebastian Loya

    Sebastian Loya

    11 ай бұрын

    @Rainpooper very interesting. i speak spanish myself but I work with a bunch of puerto rican people who also speak spanish. the one thing i noticed is they frequently use “L” instead of “R” when saying words or even an “H” instead of an “R” at times. for example “por eso” would be “pol eso, or poh eso” lmao

  • vanina s

    vanina s

    Жыл бұрын

    @JaYaR Truth I´m not sure it´s a puertorican example, but It´s used extensively in Dominic Republic: - Nueva York => Nueva YoL. - Ver => VeL (to see, verb). - Dar => DaL (to give, verb too). I found it very common in some hispanic regions, the interchange of the R for the L. As we do have the same structure as humans, we can conclude that it´s easier to pronunce the L than the R worldwide and through history, at least in some words. Note the enormous difference in the pronunciation of the R in english and in spanish, for e.g. BuRRito is a good example, compare them both pronunciations and you´ll find out. Very important the R, indeed.

  • A Chaps

    A Chaps

    Жыл бұрын

    5:12... hey hey whats that thing and the bottom center, with two circles and a tube thingy??

  • Frank Barone
    Frank BaroneАй бұрын

    Fascinating! This also proves that in the movie "The Mummy", directed by Stephen Sommers starring Brendan Fraser Rachel Weisz, they really got it right when it comes to the sound of the ancient Egyptians language in some scenes. Someone did the research. I've always wondered how writers could have known what it sounded like. It's one of my favorite movies. Here's the trailer: kzread.info/dash/bejne/mGujrdqlkbiokcY.html

  • John Glover
    John Glover4 ай бұрын

    OmG! Had not realised just how complex and multi layered the journeys of linguists are! Wow! Absolutely fascinating!!

  • NativLang
    NativLang2 жыл бұрын

    Nearly two months of focusing on Egyptian, and this animation is what the inside of my head looks like since last we met. Your turn to float down this phonological river!

  • Mariana Lun Pum

    Mariana Lun Pum

    8 ай бұрын

    you talk to much!!!

  • William Munny

    William Munny

    Жыл бұрын

    *_Revelation 3.20 Behold, I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears My voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and dine with him, and he with Me. 21 To him who overcomes I will grant to sit with Me on My throne, as I also overcame and sat down with My Father on His throne._* _Jesus Christ loves you. Only Jesus Christ saves. Repent and be saved. God bless you, and the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the communion of the Holy Spirit be with you and your family._ -----

  • k•qena


    Жыл бұрын

    @David Hanna ye, we learn it in a subject called للدراسات الاجتماعية, basically Arabic social studies. We have that subject divided into 2 parts, history and geography. In geography we learn stuff about Egypt's landscape and memorize maps and stuff but the intresting part is history,they teach us about our countries past. We are very proud of our culture and our ancestors past achievements :)

  • John Weru

    John Weru

    2 жыл бұрын

    @Sir Rather Splendid If we were to adjust for prevailing conditions obtaining in Africa 3,000 years ago including a time when there was a Lake Mega-Chad then perhaps it could be argued that the Bantu could have emerged from somewhere in the Sudan, but Nigeria and Cameroon would seem to be a stretch in my view.

  • John Weru

    John Weru

    2 жыл бұрын

    @Sir Rather Splendid That is what we also were taught in school but I have my doubts. The oral traditions of many Bantu communities consistently point in the direction of the Nile Valley and the Horn of Africa. Today, I'm much more inclined to believe the oral histories.

  • استاذ دانيال
    استاذ دانيال Жыл бұрын

    I was lucky enough that the professor for the first class I took in Egyptian history explained how Champolion studied Coptic in preparation for deciphering Egyptian. So from the very beginning of my academic study of Egyptian history I knew that Coptic had been the key. That was over 40 years ago. (I use an old picture of me on KZread).

  • Official Rob Glasser
    Official Rob Glasser Жыл бұрын

    This is an amazing video. I’m a huge history buff and I’m always amazed at how much we don’t know. Thanks for teaching me something new and I hope to see more similar videos soon

  • Rachel Wolf
    Rachel Wolf5 ай бұрын

    I love everything about Egypt this is beautiful.



    4 күн бұрын


  • امنيه


    Ай бұрын

    Egypt is beautiful really and the people are so kind, Egypt is the only county which mentioned by it's name in Qur'an and Engeel and Torah 💓

  • mohammed Fathi

    mohammed Fathi

    3 ай бұрын

    Correction: you love everything you know.

  • Guyote
    Guyote11 ай бұрын

    You are an educational powerhouse. In college a few years ago, my good friend was majoring in English, and had to take two Linguistics courses. She said it was the hardest part of her degree path, and I watched her work through the coursework and study it, it blew my mind. It was far more intricate and fascinating than I had previously assumed. It was an emphasis on French and Cajun French linguistics (we are Cajun descendants in Louisiana), but it ended up leading me to your channel and I have always enjoyed your videos over the years. Mind-blowingly interesting and educational.

  • Colonel Stanley
    Colonel Stanley3 ай бұрын

    I'm a bit late ;) , but this is a really great material. I have friends who study old Slavic languages, mainly Polish and Czech, how these languages ​​sounded in the Middle Ages and later until the creation of these two modern languages. They both work at the University of Warsaw. It's an exciting job. The Middle Ages is my hobby, so I'm interested in how the English language changed after the conquest of William the Conqueror, or how the German language developed since Ostrogoths, Visigoths, and later since Charlemagne... in its eastern lands. Once again, thank you very much for this very interesting popular science material. Best Wishes from Poland. :) Kind regards - Stanley

  • Joris Lemoine
    Joris Lemoine2 жыл бұрын

    You manage to convey in 10 minutes what most 6-hour documentary series can't quite get across. Fantastic job!

  • Chaerin Min

    Chaerin Min

    3 ай бұрын

    His videos convey more in 10 minutes than one whole semester of taking egyptian classes in university can teach me (plus, my professor is not the best at explaining why things are the way they are and she never even said that we could trace back what the vowels might have been like so we just "jw mwt m-hr.j mjn")

  • tommy Mc Weedface

    tommy Mc Weedface

    Жыл бұрын

    @Sabertooth Wallby yep, went to comments to skip the bs

  • tommy Mc Weedface

    tommy Mc Weedface

    Жыл бұрын

    @Jr Arzadon thanks. I figured it was click bait.

  • William Munny

    William Munny

    Жыл бұрын

    *_Revelation 3.20 Behold, I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears My voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and dine with him, and he with Me. 21 To him who overcomes I will grant to sit with Me on My throne, as I also overcame and sat down with My Father on His throne._* _Jesus Christ loves you. Only Jesus Christ saves. Repent and be saved. God bless you, and the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the communion of the Holy Spirit be with you and your family._ -----

  • Tanya Maria
    Tanya Maria8 ай бұрын

    Very interesting video! :) And a topic that I have never seen anyone else do. I'd love a part 2! ❤How to read hieroglyphs? Or is there letters/words that have past on to our language? Oh that would be cool to know how the letters we use have evolved. I know many of them are ancient! Just a little different nowadays.

  • Rachael B.
    Rachael B.4 ай бұрын

    When we lose a language or culture, we lose a part of ourselves and history. Nothing can replace it nor repair it. It can never be restored to its exact copy. This is why it is important to keep traditions alive through story or dance. Just not through war or hate. -Rachael B. lol

  • Fatima Taki
    Fatima Taki2 ай бұрын

    Great work! I am of Amazigh (Berber) background and we pronounce many words without vowels. For instance, we pronounce the word “Anak” (I/me), which you have mentioned, “nk”. I wonder if these two words are related. When I hear Nubians and Ethiopians speak, it sounds like Tamazight.

  • დ╮ƑԆɑϗϾェṨ ℬʊꚍꚍ§╭დ
    დ╮ƑԆɑϗϾェṨ ℬʊꚍꚍ§╭დ Жыл бұрын

    Is amazing the amount of years people had studied Egyptian culture and yet we still discovering and learning about them. It's like we know them but we don't. Is fascinating and the art is mesmerizing!.

  • Ahemen Idov
    Ahemen Idov4 ай бұрын

    Coptic writing is most close to Cyrillic. Letters style and Ш is present. As far as I remember they have a word ГРОШ, which looks the same like "small money unit" in Slavic, and in Ukrainian ГРОШI = "money"

  • beetzNgroovz


    Күн бұрын

    Грош rather mean coin. Money = паре.

  • Ramsey Sealy
    Ramsey Sealy Жыл бұрын

    I just loved this so much. As an Ancient-Egyptophile from since I was a little boy (and I'm 72 now), this was fascinating and wondrous work. I now know how the ancient Egyptians pronounced the name of their country. For many years growing up, I had thought of studying archeology to become a worker in the ancient realms of Egypt. I even have a cartouche of Ramases the Third tattooed on my right shoulder. One of my regrets is that I have never had the funds to travel to Egypt. To be able to gaze at the pyramids at Giza is one of my bucket list items. I hope I can make it before that old bucket gets kicked! Again, thanks for this video.

  • Ji Mo

    Ji Mo

    5 ай бұрын

    This's the time to go to Egypt. It's quite cheap now as 1$ is 25 EGP. The best time is between late February till mid April. The weather is fascinating! You can enjoy your time by the pyramids and go visit Luxor and Aswan as well. And the great museums in Cairo. I am Egyptian living abroad and haven't had the chance to physically visit the pyramids but I used to see them standing with their mystic greatness far while daily on the road going to Cairo University where I had my education. You'll definitely enjoy Egypt! It has its own diverse vibe! 🤍❤️ love and light!

  • M Schmüller

    M Schmüller

    5 ай бұрын

    I give you this piece of advice, if you want to see "Egypt" spending little money, at least it worked with fascination for me: play Assassin's Creed Origins, because they show a lot of pyramids (and thousands things more that are historically relevant), you can even go inside of it and discover the mummies and so on. When I played it and saw everything, like going through the simple streets between old Egyptians, it was so beautiful that I had tears in my eyes!

  • Anna Happen

    Anna Happen

    10 ай бұрын

    $34k in 3 years? Sounds like @Starting Tech should start Ramsay's gofunme

  • Ramsey Sealy

    Ramsey Sealy

    10 ай бұрын

    @John Patrick Costa I have not tried to learn Coptic, but maybe I will.

  • Rebecca Ware
    Rebecca Ware11 ай бұрын

    Love how you speak said languages yourself. You don't use computer generated voices to demonstrate different languages and various subtle differences in sounds.

  • Deborah Nourse Lattimore
    Deborah Nourse Lattimore6 ай бұрын

    I've enjoyed this presentation several times over. My Coptic studies were at UCLA, in grad. school, with my tutor, Antonio Loprieno from the Turin Museum and John Callender from U. Chicago. I got a kick from reading along with you. Coptic was the most difficult language I have ever learned, but, Loprieno broke down the various earlier sounds and, especially, grammar and then, I GOT IT ! One thing I did with 18th dynasty Egyptian was to go back over the "Amarna Texts" in translation by several of the visiting scholars I've met. I readily recall saying "I-yat-ii" for "Aten". The cuneiform translations opened my eyes considerably. Last night I was rereading the various Kings' lists and I returned to Manetho. So many errors but so many attempts to get things right. It's fascinating to see how several scholars over time reconstructed the "erased" Pharaohs from the Amarna period. It's great, isn't it! Looking forward to watching this again and others by you.

  • Lisa Chatham
    Lisa Chatham4 ай бұрын

    I am so very interested in Egyptology, I wanted to be an archaeologist, but my parents said that I would never make any money doing it. So I did what they thought I should and became a nurse. I really didn't want to be one, not because I don't like helping others or helping them heal but because it just took a toll on me and my empathy.

  • Haylee Mitchell

    Haylee Mitchell

    2 ай бұрын

    If it's taking a toll on your empathy, it's gonna take a toll on you and your patients. I mean it kindly, but you can't pour from an empty cup, if it's draining you of some of the most important features of the job, maybe its a sign to find a different one. You deserve a job that fills your cup, rather than drains it

  • she_cuuuteee ⟭⟬

    she_cuuuteee ⟭⟬

    3 ай бұрын

    I HAVE THE EXACT SAME ISSUE, how 'bout you say we ditch our parents, run away together and study it then become popular archeologists who LOVE their jobs

  • questcre8r


    3 ай бұрын

    It’s not that you won’t make money as an archaeologist; it’s the stress level to income ratio, or “is the salary worth the stress?” Your parents, while flawed, had a point. I don’t agree with them, however; just because your parents had a point doesn’t mean they were right. Only you can decide what’s right for you. I’m all for chasing your dreams; after all, you have one life to live, and it should be yours. Don’t let your parents decide your fate. A career can change, and so can your life. You can be a nurse any other time. Be what you want to be. If I listened to my family I wouldn’t have had my dream job working from home. I never would’ve published my first novel and working on my second one, either. I’d be a chef - or worse, a nurse, which for me is a fate worse than death. I also would’ve been drowning in student loans just like my mom, and that’s the last thing I want. Sometimes parents want you to be happy; sometimes they want you to have money. My parents were neither, and I didn’t listen - and I couldn’t be happier. Grab your life before it’s too late.

  • Colton Sullivan
    Colton Sullivan8 ай бұрын

    Have you ever considered writing a story set in certain times of languages and reading those stories in the language of the region the story is set in then doing an English translation? It would be super neat!

  • Eternal
    Eternal5 ай бұрын

    Language is a beautiful thing, I live in a small country, Malaysia in a state called Sarawak and people from the peninsular area have a tough time understanding my dialect. Makes me wonder what will happen in 1000 years when linguists try to decipher our dialect.

  • Rick Kinki
    Rick Kinki2 жыл бұрын

    Everything about ancient Egypt is so fascinating, even their language!

  • OneLuv


    4 ай бұрын

    @Shaimaa Badawi yes that was my point

  • Shaimaa Badawi

    Shaimaa Badawi

    4 ай бұрын

    @OneLuv well, that was in the past. as if we were the only ones who did.

  • Shaimaa Badawi

    Shaimaa Badawi

    4 ай бұрын

    You are the fascinating one here! thanks for your kindness.

  • Meritorious Technate

    Meritorious Technate

    4 ай бұрын

    @Anthony M Anderson if take out our Neanderthal and Denisovan dna then we’d all look like black Africans: not sure why this is so confusing…

  • Anthony M Anderson

    Anthony M Anderson

    4 ай бұрын

    @Meritorious Technate of course the egyptians were north african. The term africa and african itself doesn't mean black.

  • Marvin Biggs
    Marvin Biggs Жыл бұрын

    Fascinating. I see our own language changing if not by sound, by definition from generation to generation. For example when I was young sick meant ill but then it started meaning awesome. There are hundreds if not thousands of examples of the same.

  • Scott H

    Scott H

    Жыл бұрын

    Slang is often the way language changes.

  • Millennial in Manila
    Millennial in Manila Жыл бұрын

    It amazes me how they do this. Just to translate ancient languages to present day language is already a marvel but to come up with how they sounded like totally blew me away.

  • MDCochrane
    MDCochrane Жыл бұрын

    I am an amateur Egyptologist. My hobby is translation - I take nothing for granted and consult many grammars in my collection. Would be so helpful if I had taught myself coptic. Thank you for this video. Do you have more?

  • Professor Flipus
    Professor Flipus5 ай бұрын

    Very cool, do Hebrew next it's as interesting in its journey and you did such a good job on this, clear, simple concise

  • Rob Hill
    Rob Hill10 ай бұрын

    I love linguistics and the origins of language. English is a prime example of how words and pronunciations change from earliest Pre Roman to modern through Latin, Germanic, French and all the other stuff "borrowed" from everywhere else.

  • Stephen Ashworth
    Stephen Ashworth Жыл бұрын

    It really amazes me that it is possible to decipher these ancient languages. Especially when you consider the fluid nature of language. Wonderful stuff.

  • Akio Arnold

    Akio Arnold

    4 ай бұрын

    @Shaimaa Badawi ancient Egyptians text is not something you can simply read like todays words.You are underestimating how complex they were. And today’s Egyptians are not the Ancient Egyptians. There is no way they would knowingly regress to what we see today. The truth that you fear will soon be revealed.

  • Shaimaa Badawi

    Shaimaa Badawi

    4 ай бұрын

    @Mad Migraineur Exactly, thank you!

  • Shaimaa Badawi

    Shaimaa Badawi

    4 ай бұрын

    @Akio Arnold As an Egyptian, they did. do your research. we came far enough to try to understand and do our best. you are just too lazy to even understand. you should be amazed that in modern time we managed to understand ancient languages or at least, tried to.

  • NewAgain


    4 ай бұрын

    No. Some are educated guesses. Some are just guesses grounded in ignorance to suite the speaker/“scholar”.

  • Ty


    11 ай бұрын

    @Akio Arnold i agree

  • Stocks With Fabian
    Stocks With Fabian Жыл бұрын

    It's simply amazing to see ancient writings. It is fascinating to think of what people were doing and how they were living long ago. Just imagine if they could see how much technology has evolved.

  • Claytons Kid S
    Claytons Kid S Жыл бұрын

    Such a concise language lesson….. straightforward and easy to understand…Thank You !

  • Karina Telles
    Karina Telles8 ай бұрын

    I'm brazilian and I'm studying native languages from Brazil lately. Please, do videos about this topic. It's really interesting. The Brazilian Portuguese have a lot of influence of the Brazil natives languages.(Indigenous languages). Btw, very nice video. It’s fascinating to know about theses kind of research.

  • Aaron S
    Aaron S Жыл бұрын

    Great content. I would love to see you do a video on modern "engineered" languages. More along the lines of, if we had language to do all over again, how would we do it.

  • Mark Sedrak
    Mark Sedrak5 күн бұрын

    Very interesting content! By the way I'm a Copt from Alexandria, Egypt and we are still using Coptic language in all our prayers in the Coptic Orthodox Churches in Egypt and abroad!

  • Billy Byrns
    Billy Byrns2 жыл бұрын

    Just imagine in 13,000 years, scholars struggling to figure out how we got the verb "yeet" from "to throw" in English. Hell on earth!

  • RadialWavelite


    Жыл бұрын

    @Darrell Moore Sister but yes!I am so excited!

  • Darrell Moore

    Darrell Moore

    Жыл бұрын

    @RadialWavelite Praise YaH brother. Very nice to meet you. See you in YaH’s Kingdom soon

  • RadialWavelite


    Жыл бұрын

    @Darrell Moore I am grafted in!I am adopted!YaH loved me so much he made a way for me too!Thank you for your informative comments.

  • Dark Harder

    Dark Harder

    Жыл бұрын

    Could you imagine if ancient Egyptians had the tech to make videos. I’d be curious to see how different or similar their behavior is to people today

  • Ms GoodVibez

    Ms GoodVibez

    Жыл бұрын


  • U.N. Owen
    U.N. Owen10 ай бұрын

    +NativLang; I come to watch your (always) fascinating videos, and each time, I'm swept away. It must be like how people have described the heyday of radio, when it was the 'theatre of the mind', because, like them, just listening to these amazing stories transports me far away, and long ago. I personally thank you for these engrossing true-history stories. I've always been a fan of nonfiction because no matter what the topic, nothing's ever more intriguing than that.

  • maksphoto78
    maksphoto786 ай бұрын

    Can you please do a video on ancient Sumerian? They had one of the first proper writing systems.

  • MJ
    MJ2 ай бұрын

    I love Egypt 🇪🇬 from Italy 🇮🇹 we are directly in front of each other in the Mediterranean and this is a wonderful thing🇪🇬🇮🇹❤



    4 күн бұрын

    From Egypt, I gonna to learn Italian language!

  • Jeremy


    17 күн бұрын

    @Ran Ro “Source: I made it up.”

  • Ran Ro

    Ran Ro

    19 күн бұрын

    He's wrong. Champollion learned Arabic, not coptic. Coptic had been a dead language since the middle ages. Grammar wise, Arabic is closer to AE than Coptic due to the very heavyn reek influence on the latter

  • Crubellier Margaux
    Crubellier Margaux4 ай бұрын

    I'm learning egyptian for one of my courses, and I want to say that it's really not that difficult. I'm sure that if you really want to learn it you can !

  • Michael Thompson
    Michael Thompson7 ай бұрын

    You should do a video on the Nag Hammadi library discovered in the 1947 in Egypt. Those texts offer a somewhat different perspective on the Gospels of Jesus Christ. Those texts were all written in Coptic and they tell an amazing story about creation and why humans are here in the present form we find ourselves in. Makes me think that what the hieroglyphs are trying to tell us may actually be more in line with what the story of Christ symbolizes.

  • Shamash•ishtar


    4 ай бұрын

    Actually no.... yes those gospels are written in coptic written by coptic scribes, but the hieroglyphs are no why shape or form in line on what story of christ symbolizes.

  • A nubis
    A nubis Жыл бұрын

    As an Egyptian, I am very proud of the civilization of my great ancestors, and I thank everyone who is interested in the history of my ancestors

  • kaley williams

    kaley williams

    Ай бұрын

    I do have a question if you have an answer! I’m studying mimic spirits and lore behind them and I learned the basics on Ba and Ka within Egyptian lore but had a hard time finding any modern beliefs on it. Is there something specific I should be searching?

  • account


    5 ай бұрын

    Same I'm also Egyptian

  • kariya


    6 ай бұрын

    @The Motions thats actually not true, sami people only share about 15-20 % of their whole genetics with east asian related people, youre much closer to west euroasians as you dont like to think

  • A nubis

    A nubis

    7 ай бұрын

    @SshreddderR 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂

  • Salma Hersi
    Salma Hersi Жыл бұрын

    I’m sure the Coptic language is the closest to the ancient Egyptian language but there are several Somali words we use everyday that are said to be ancient Egyptian. Words like river, grandmother, brother, etc. Language is so interesting

  • Salma Hersi

    Salma Hersi

    7 ай бұрын

    @Mo Anjelo funny thing is you sound like ancient egypt isn’t in africa. Nubia (which is now modern day Sudan) is home to many ancient Egyptian empires, including the Kingdom of Kush. Somali is not only an afro asiatic language like the ancient egyptian language but also is home to the land of Punt. so i’m sorry you have that sentiment about “Afrocentricism”

  • What day is it
    What day is it Жыл бұрын

    This is awesome! I keep hearing that scientist think that most of the Amazon plants and foliage weren’t always there that it has in fact been overgrown and there was a civilization there at one point of great riches and gold on everything. Some explorer went there and was telling his people all about it so I guess like 30 years later someone else went back and tried to find it, everyone was gone they think Europeans brought diseases into the town and they all died off hence all the overgrowth of plants and things

  • colorful thinker
    colorful thinker Жыл бұрын

    @NativLang I love all of your videos so much and they help me a lot. I was wondering ( if your schedule permits ) if you would make a video of old Celtic languages. I miss you. Thank you.

  • Doopliss The Trickster
    Doopliss The Trickster Жыл бұрын

    WOOOOOW!!! And it's explained in a way that even I can understand! This is incredible! The amount of research that must've gone into this... wow. Just... wow.

  • Joanna Himes-Murphy
    Joanna Himes-Murphy5 ай бұрын

    Amazing! i just subscribed! My family are translators...my brother just finished working on a team of linguists translating the Bible from Greek and Hebrew into Japanese! I sent this link to my brother and his son who is also a translator...fascinating stuff!

  • Alec Brown
    Alec Brown Жыл бұрын

    There is a tiny group of people in egypt, who still use ancient coptic (every day egyptian) in religious prayers and curses. There was a team that recorded and taped it as a historical and linguistic project before the largely elderly villagers died, back in the late 1980's to mid 1990's.

  • John Woods

    John Woods

    Күн бұрын

    @SpaceKadet - I'm so pleased to meet you. Coptic Christians are some of the friendliest people I've ever met. You are the real diplomats of Egypt.

  • SpaceKadet


    Күн бұрын

    @John Woods coptic Egyptian here..no offense taken on the ‘they look almost orange’ part cause it’s true. I used to be friends with an Ethiopian woman that would jokingly call me ‘orange man’ because we do, in fact, vary in reddish, brownish / dark-light brown, orangish, olive-ish hues. Glad I read your comment because it made me think of her but..I haven’t spoke with her in eons it seems..she was a sweetheart. Anywho..what you’re saying is 100% correct

  • Klea birin

    Klea birin

    2 күн бұрын

    @St4r u need a reality check my guy

  • Al badry

    Al badry

    6 күн бұрын

    I am a Coptic Muslim, all Egyptians are Copts, a Muslim and a Christian, we are all Copts. But there are 10% of the displaced Arabs

  • Blueskyler 24

    Blueskyler 24

    14 күн бұрын

    @St4r 🤣🤣🤣

  • Deborah Charlow
    Deborah Charlow Жыл бұрын

    I once read that Coptic hymns were songs/ melodies from pharaonic temples. I have long thought, if this were true, that it would be so cool to hear music made for the ancient Egyptians and to have that connection.

  • Rrachna Rajput

    Rrachna Rajput

    Жыл бұрын


  • nikkonch
    nikkonch11 ай бұрын

    What worries me is the assumption that there was one agreed pronunciation. In East Kent in the UK there are 3 towns within 5 miles of each other, Margate, Ramsgate and Broadstairs. Years ago older people there told me that in the early part of the 20th century, before national radio broadcasting had evened out local accents and an agreed "Received Pronunciation" of standard English was gaining ground, they could tell by their accent which of the 3 towns someone came from. British people can usually identify a large number of regional accents in England as well as accents of English as spoken in Wales, Scotland, Ireland, the US, Canada, and Australia. In fact some accents in the north of England can be impenetrable to southerners even without the use of regional vocabulary. Our current Queen's accent has changed over the course of her reign, and even the speech of younger members of the royal family shows the growing influence of Thames "estuary" English, a slightly downmarket version of RP. In the UK the "glottal stop" where the letter "t" disappears in some speech is widespread nowadays (water becomes wa'er) and "elision" where a sound is dropped (camera become cam'ra, and fish and chips becomes fish'n'chips) is common. So, interesting as this contribution and its analysis may be, ultimately it is just a best guess and a very approximate one at that, isn't it?

  • Black League

    Black League

    4 ай бұрын

    It is a highly educated guessimation... Better than a random guess but I feel you in your comment. That british "water" is a really, really good example. Keeping in mind, that the dude in this video is from Euro centric roots. Egyptian being an African Middle eastern language, I would say he is missing a lot of the hard glottal sounds and arabic tongue stops. I have seen many european dictionaries "try" to break down other languages complex mouth, throat and tongue movements but its not really anything you could ever describe with written words. One of the reasons why Chinese is locked in a sort of "musical style" where the sound itself must be learned to correctly indicate tense, tone and meaning. Egyptian language and world was so complex and lasted for so long, they overlooked things that we now need because they said to themselves " why would we ever forget (this)?"

  • Amparo Rally
    Amparo Rally7 ай бұрын

    Genuinely fascinating and explained in a calm unhurried manner that makes it easy to follow and comprehend. Very well done.

  • Artur H
    Artur H Жыл бұрын

    I have seen the original Rosetta stone it is in the British museum. They also made a replica that people allowed to touch. Strange but everybody, myself included has the urge to touch it. (well it was before Covid lol)

  • Evan Murray
    Evan Murray2 жыл бұрын

    Could you do Old Norse next. Would love to hear what it sounded like

  • William Munny

    William Munny

    Жыл бұрын

    *_Revelation 3.20 Behold, I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears My voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and dine with him, and he with Me. 21 To him who overcomes I will grant to sit with Me on My throne, as I also overcame and sat down with My Father on His throne._* _Jesus Christ loves you. Only Jesus Christ saves. Repent and be saved. God bless you, and the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the communion of the Holy Spirit be with you and your family._ -----

  • curuvari


    Жыл бұрын

    @Discitus how do we know it would be different though

  • Coutlaw


    Жыл бұрын

    @Chubby Bunny ok great

  • Chubby Bunny

    Chubby Bunny

    Жыл бұрын

    @Andrew Mooney Doesn't sound the same. While it's written almost the same, the pronunciation has changed significantly

  • Chubby Bunny

    Chubby Bunny

    Жыл бұрын

    @Coutlaw Not accurate. Half the clothes and hairstyles on that show aren't even accurate

  • Mike Karp
    Mike Karp Жыл бұрын

    Thank you. It has been many years since I last studied Middle Egyptian (thank you Professor Gardiner, and thank you to the Ashmolean Museum who made the purchase of that book possible). It is somehow comforting to know that every vowel in Egyptian was not an “e”.

  • John pfeiffer
    John pfeiffer2 ай бұрын

    My first language as a child was Icelandic; very close to Old norch

  • David Randall
    David Randall9 ай бұрын

    Amazing, and I've spent four years trying to learn modern Spanish, and still can't understand a native speaker. Onward and... something.

  • james gordon
    james gordon Жыл бұрын

    This was so well explained I had to keep backing up now and then to catch something I missed. Amazing journey through to a historical end result. How do people know how and where to begin to figure this stuff out? Pure genius.

  • 14206bucha
    14206bucha17 сағат бұрын

    This was so interesting! So glad I found this channel. I can’t wait to binge your videos 😊

  • Caitlyn Johnston
    Caitlyn Johnston2 жыл бұрын

    Darn. I was hoping to hear him read full sentences so we can hear how they spoke.

  • $crimuicideboy$


    10 ай бұрын

    In the movie the mummy 2017 the mummy speaks ancient Egyptian

  • Alexandra Ulmer

    Alexandra Ulmer

    Жыл бұрын


  • Hulk Papa TV

    Hulk Papa TV

    Жыл бұрын

    @retaintrooth Interesting AF bro. I saw a post on Facebook yesterday where they showed a Somali guy side by side with an Ancient Egyptian statue and the dude looks very identical to the statue. Of course you had the non believers in the comments but now it all makes perfect sense. Thanks bro

  • Nuclear bomb

    Nuclear bomb

    Жыл бұрын

    @Mahiruuu hiragii that name did not age well

  • Tronci


    Жыл бұрын

    @Tim S I can't just casually do that

  • Simon Naylor
    Simon Naylor11 ай бұрын

    I really appreciate this. I’ve known it, but came here to learn more about it. It’s really interesting to see the vowels fill in, but I imagine many words may have also ended with vowels, so could we also add a vowel to the end of the word? This is very common in both Korean and Italian. How about vowels at the beginning of words as well? For example, could “Rin” become “Irini”.

  • katherine ler

    katherine ler

    10 ай бұрын

    I think you have a good point. However, linguists have no way to know where the vowels should be, so they give it their best guess. Imagine how different Egyptian would turn out in the modern age if they considered something like this. Linguistics is fascinating.

  • Edo Gould
    Edo Gould Жыл бұрын

    I took a class about ancient Egypt and was very much impressed. I'm a builder by trade so I had enough knowledge to come to terms with just how advanced they were.

  • Bemused Antelope
    Bemused Antelope11 ай бұрын

    This video was (seemingly) randomly recommended to me but I'm very glad it was; I've now discovered an incredibly interesting channel. Thank you for your work!

  • Latexu95
    Latexu95 Жыл бұрын

    Did you know that in 2020 scientists managed to reconstruct the vocal tract of a mummified priest Nesyamun to figure out what he's voice actually sounded like when he was alive. This is the first time in recorded history that the voice of a deceased person was managed to, in a way, bring back to life (before the era of modern voice recording technology).

  • Kyle Henderson
    Kyle Henderson Жыл бұрын

    What’s interesting is that you are pronouncing vowels by how you know them to be pronounced today and applying that to the older languages, when that might not be how they were pronounced back then

  • Radio Reactivity

    Radio Reactivity

    11 күн бұрын

    Vowel sounds shift and change consistently. There are regular patterns, that let you reconstruct earlier values. Sounds rarely just change randomly.

  • Marla Wright
    Marla Wright Жыл бұрын

    My husband is aver proud egyptian and I truly enjoy listening to him talk about it. I especially love watching him talk about it. Egypt is one of the oldest countries in the whole world. Though they don't teach hieroglyphs any more He ca't believe that I know so much about a country I have never visited. I have always found ancient egypt very fascinating. I want to learn Egyptian Arabic but it is such a difficult language to learn.

  • S E

    S E

    Ай бұрын

    Stop with this Afrocentric American made claims Egyptians from the south and Copts share the same DNA of the ancient Egyptians

  • Anthony M Anderson

    Anthony M Anderson

    4 ай бұрын

    Just ignore some idiots in these comment sections.

  • Anthony M Anderson

    Anthony M Anderson

    4 ай бұрын

    @Rony they do I wonder why people make this claims.

  • Anthony M Anderson

    Anthony M Anderson

    4 ай бұрын

    @WhoIsTheGreatest Not true, modern day egyptians are descendants of ancient egyptians except for those who are 17% arab

  • Abdikafi Badal

    Abdikafi Badal

    10 ай бұрын

    @WhoIsTheGreatest the land of punt located north somalia puntland state of somalia so phaorah original was somali people

  • Joseph Kretschmer
    Joseph Kretschmer Жыл бұрын

    Wow, most interesting. Ancient languages have always fascinated me even though I have not progressed beyond Latin and Greek.

  • thug tears
    thug tears Жыл бұрын

    I love everything about this video. I have a hard time concentrating and you made it easy by making the video visually interesting too. Thank you.🙂

  • Jack Rodgers, Jr.
    Jack Rodgers, Jr. Жыл бұрын

    While listening to a group of students on a bus, I noticed how they dropped the letter d when they spoke. And other letters. The diversity of cultures and mixing of immigrants has created locals of local speak that is at times difficult for an outsider to understand. Television with its selective dialect has become the go to language of the US.

  • Julio Aranton
    Julio Aranton Жыл бұрын

    Unraveling the mystery of an important past civilization thru its language. Most informative, thank you.

  • Melissa Parker
    Melissa Parker4 ай бұрын

    Sounds like a beautiful language.

  • Apocryphon
    Apocryphon Жыл бұрын

    Man, it’s so cool to see how much ancient Egypt has changed so many people’s lives. I got that big gold book about Egyptology with the big gemstones on it and I was hooked (like the brain during mummification)

  • The cool general grievous

    The cool general grievous

    Жыл бұрын

    I also have that book and it is really fascinating although I kinda feel bad for it cause I haven’t necessarily treated it the best and now the spine is all messed up

  • sexymimi


    Жыл бұрын

    I've watched Cleopatra but only cause Liz Taylor was in it. Lol

  • TheJestor


    Жыл бұрын

    @KAIOTIK WORLD or even those of south east asia, or some of the native americans.

  • amiinsofly


    Жыл бұрын

    @Darkaero your actually super slow

  • Levi Ackerman

    Levi Ackerman

    Жыл бұрын

    I have that exact book! It’s what started my obsession with Egyptology.

  • AncientDragon
    AncientDragon Жыл бұрын

    I am Egyptian, and this video had me in awe ..... It was amazing! Oh the things I learned today! Cheers & Thanks for the video!

  • David
    David Жыл бұрын

    The translation of the Rosetta stone was started by Mr Bankes of Kingston Lacy Dorset. He travelled a great deal and acquired a great many Egyptian artifacts including a 'needle' from Egypt . On this was engraved Cleopatra's name. By comparing to the Rosetta stone engravings it was possible to unravel the meanings of the symbols . If anyone doubts this, verification may be obtained from the National Trust England .

  • Majid Taha
    Majid Taha5 ай бұрын

    Sooooo proud to be Egyptian 😍

  • Messenger Of I Exist
    Messenger Of I Exist Жыл бұрын

    Paleo-Hebrew/Phoenician Some of the Egyptian pictographs are similar to Ancient Hebrew. In writing they are also similar as a consonantal written system. In Hebrew, the vowels used determine the definition.

  • Yesica1993
    Yesica19938 ай бұрын

    Amazing! Just found this channel. Linguistics fascinates me. If I had my life to live over, I would have tried pursuing it as a field of study. (Though I think it may be too difficult for my poor little brain.)

  • Phoenix-009
    Phoenix-0092 жыл бұрын

    I am an Egyptian and I loved your video. Just the fact that you said the words “Abouna Youhanna” shows an outstanding level of knowledge about our culture and history. Hats off my friend. Really, really great job!

  • Anthony M Anderson

    Anthony M Anderson

    4 ай бұрын

    @LEGEND OV BAGO He is egyptian. He speaks arabic but 17% of the population is genetically arab.

  • Abdikafi Badal

    Abdikafi Badal

    10 ай бұрын

    Ancient egyptian original come from horn of africa they was somali people dna 🧬 say that

  • James Rodrigo Nash

    James Rodrigo Nash

    11 ай бұрын

    @Tayo if Egyptians were black Africans then why aren’t there pyramids all over Africa?? 🤔🤔🤔 there are pyramids all over South America indicating that the natives of that continent built those pyramids so you would think that the same would be true on the African content no? 🤔

  • James Rodrigo Nash

    James Rodrigo Nash

    11 ай бұрын

    @Tayo you didn’t build the pyramids get over it.

  • SKKF95


    Жыл бұрын

    @Ahmad Ahmed Just admit you’re iblees at this point 🤣

  • Phaedra P.
    Phaedra P. Жыл бұрын

    I'm honestly so fascinated by language. Makes me reconsider studying linguistics in uni.

  • Sedrik
    Sedrik Жыл бұрын

    I 've never thought about this until I saw this video; I never thanked all the people who devoted their lives to redact and remember what humankind done in the past for the future generations.

  • fazapops
    fazapops9 ай бұрын

    This was a fantastic video. Thank you so much for producing this.

  • Joanna Flowers
    Joanna Flowers Жыл бұрын

    Language is so absolutely fascinating! ❤️

  • Headhunter
    Headhunter2 күн бұрын

    to everyone who doesn't know, 10-20% of egypt today are coptic, all coptic orthodox churches still use coptic in prayers, im glad that videos like these help to raise awareness of different cultures and languages. I'm proud of my heritage and i hope that we could recover what was lost

  • Martino Khalil
    Martino Khalil2 жыл бұрын

    Am a copt and I speak coptic fluently with my family ❤️🇪🇬 thanks for mentioning us

  • Anthony M Anderson

    Anthony M Anderson

    4 ай бұрын

    @Marv Wayy don't mispronounce

  • Anthony M Anderson

    Anthony M Anderson

    4 ай бұрын

    @Jeremiah Dawson he is copt

  • Anthony M Anderson

    Anthony M Anderson

    4 ай бұрын

    @Fatemah Hatem I agree

  • قـآھړ آلْـطـۈآﻏﭜﭥ🟣

    قـآھړ آلْـطـۈآﻏﭜﭥ🟣

    5 ай бұрын

    coptic is a roman creek language

  • William Munny

    William Munny

    Жыл бұрын

    *_Revelation 3.20 Behold, I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears My voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and dine with him, and he with Me. 21 To him who overcomes I will grant to sit with Me on My throne, as I also overcame and sat down with My Father on His throne._* _Jesus Christ loves you. Only Jesus Christ saves. Repent and be saved. God bless you, and the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the communion of the Holy Spirit be with you and your family._ -----

  • Pseedholm
    Pseedholm Жыл бұрын

    As someone who grew up learning Coptic in church this is cool.

  • Stephen Apple
    Stephen Apple Жыл бұрын

    We got to hear like 10 random words. An opportunity to showcase and read from hieroglyphs in a meaningful way became an exercise in tedium. This is the equivalent of an internet bread recipe, with full backstory as to why Grandma used a specific brand of flour.

  • Punta Leona Residence Costa Rica
    Punta Leona Residence Costa Rica Жыл бұрын

    fascinating......I speak two languages: Spanish and English, and I have dabbled into translations, and it is fascinating to see that one has to have a understanding of the living language to translate correctly. I am always in admiration of translations of poetry.....to be able to get the word pictures from one language to the other.... language is a gift of the Gods..

  • Joshua Daniel Bruner
    Joshua Daniel Bruner Жыл бұрын

    Obviously Roland Emmerich did his homework when creating the back story to the original Stargate with James Spader and Kurt Russell…this deep dive was even more enlightening!

  • Grant Bratrud
    Grant Bratrud3 ай бұрын

    Fascinating! (Many people want to forget that Arabic in North Africa first was the language of conquerors and colonial power after the fall of Alexandria in September or 641.) If one is familiar with modern Semitic languages the consonantal root system is also familiar. Similarly, many Egyptians, even after nearly 1400 years of occupation, even though they speak Modern Arabic, are not "Arab" but Egyptian. (Coptic language today can be heard in 2 Christian sects as their liturgical language.)

  • Don KiksBiscuits
    Don KiksBiscuits2 жыл бұрын

    To hear their actual voices would be cool , we need a time machine .

  • William Munny

    William Munny

    Жыл бұрын

    *_Revelation 3.20 Behold, I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears My voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and dine with him, and he with Me. 21 To him who overcomes I will grant to sit with Me on My throne, as I also overcame and sat down with My Father on His throne._* _Jesus Christ loves you. Only Jesus Christ saves. Repent and be saved. God bless you, and the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the communion of the Holy Spirit be with you and your family._ -----

  • Aaron Yoel

    Aaron Yoel

    2 жыл бұрын

    Anybody want to crowd fund for a time machine?

  • saraiiiiii


    2 жыл бұрын

    @Always in Prayer there’s a slightly chance they have it or not.

  • Always in Prayer

    Always in Prayer

    2 жыл бұрын

    @saraiiiiii they have it already... perhaps...they'd never tell us...

  • FoxyCat ASMR&GAMING🩷
    FoxyCat ASMR&GAMING🩷 Жыл бұрын

    As an Egyptian I was fascinated by this video.. I definitely learnt something I didn't know.. Thank you❤🤍🖤

  • Joan Ollé
    Joan Ollé Жыл бұрын

    This has been by far the best discovery of the year. How did it take me so long to find this channel?!

  • Charlotte Stewart
    Charlotte Stewart11 ай бұрын

    This is really interesting. So glad I found it on KZread. I wonder if other short documentaries like this are out there.

  • Smiley TeK
    Smiley TeK4 ай бұрын

    12 million views? Wow. Very interesting. Love learning about ancient civilizations. Ancient Egypt is so intriguing.

  • Rowan Jalso
    Rowan Jalso6 ай бұрын

    The face of the statue when you say “Hatsepsut” makes me laugh every time. 🤣