A strange pharaoh - This statue of the pre-dynastic period may be the first known depiction of a pharaoh. At the time of Nagada (the name of a discovery at the site of Upper Egypt), around 4000 BC. This statue was found in Gebelein, south of Luxor.
Egyptian ~ Sacred cow The Apis bull was a sacred bull, an actual animal picked yearly from the temple herd, that had no blemishes. They were sacrificed on a yearly basis and the corpses were mummified and buried with honors in a tomb.