Dr. Hazim Attiatalla’s Lecture on “The Origination and Development of Ancient Egyptian Civilization”
On February 11th 2018, the Council organized a lecture by Dr.Hazim Attiatalla, Member of the Board of Directors, on “The Gift of the Nile: The Origination and Development of Ancient Egyptian Civilization”, to highlight the ancient Egyptian civilization as one of the elements of soft power. It was attended by Mounir Zahran, President of the Council and Ambassador Dr. Ezzat Saad, Director of the Council and a number of experts and specialists from the board members of the Council. Following his review of the concept paper, he stressed on the following points in particular:
– Regarding the claims of the Jews’ contribution to the construction of the pyramids, he pointed out that these were mere lies that were constantly said from the Israeli side. He explained that given the ancient Egyptian thought at the time of the construction of the pyramids, which was expressed by one of the texts written in the terraces of “Memphis”, and refers to the organization of work in the construction of the pyramids and the division of work groups concerned with the construction, beginning of stone-throwing in the quarries of Tora or Mokattam, and the group that carries out the transfer, as well as the group involved in laying stones and construction of the Egyptians. It is mentioned that the person who contributes in the construction process must not come to the role more than once, which indicates the rush of ancient Egyptians to build, and their desire to sacrifice their lives in order to accomplish this construction, noting that this poetic condition of the ancient Egyptian was closer to what is now circulating on who dies at building a church or a mosque, where he is martyred in the cause of God, stressing that all these allegations are mere fabrications and not unfounded.
– Concerning the question of the history of the dynasties, he pointed out that the first dynasty began in 2900 BC in the ancient era, where it took about 250 years, while the second dynasty took about 300 years, and therefore the total of the old age 450 to 500 years. The beginning of the third dynasty with the beginning of the era of the ancient state in 2654 BC, noting that the date between the first dynasty and the present age is 5000 years on the beginning of the ancient Egyptian civilization, noting that the passage of the current century to complete 5000 years of ancient civilization.
– He pointed out that migrations in the prehistoric era can be summed up in the high migrations that came from Asia and minor Asia, pointing out that the Semitic race settled in the East Delta and then in the entire delta, and on the relationship between the high sex and the Arab sex who were present in Asia and minor Asia, pointed out that it is an independent subject.