Egypt is a proper noun. Egypt is (1) an ancient empire west of Israel; centered on the Nile River and ruled by a Pharaoh; figured in many events described in the Old Testament, (2) a republic in northeastern Africa known as the United Arab Republic until 1971; site of an ancient civilization that flourished from 2600 to 30 BC.
The following articles provide more information about the proper noun Egypt.
The history of ancient Egypt is primarily divided into three kingdoms: the Old Kingdom, the Middle Kingdom, and the New Kingdom. Use this interactive map to locate Egyptian archeological sites.
This guide to the Great Pyramids includes a photograph slide show of the pyramids and the Great Sphinx as well as an interactive map of the area.
Located 15 miles from Cairo, Egypt, the Great Pyramids are among the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Built nearly 5,000 years ago by thousands of workers over an 80-year period, the mathematical precision used in their construction is astounding.