9 Things that Egyptians Were the First to Create - 9facts

9 Things that Egyptians Were the First to Create

Ancient Egypt was a civilization of ancient Northeastern Africa, concentrated along the lower reaches of the Nile River in what is now the modern country of Egypt. It is one of six civilizations to arise independently. This civilization that was once the most intellectually and technologically advanced in the world. Because we all sometimes need a reminder, here’s a quick round-up of successful inventions that were created by Egyptians before any other civilization.

#1. Eye makeup (eyeshadow and eyeliner) – 4000 BCE

Eye makeup (eyeshadow and eyeliner) – 4000 BCE - 9 Things that Egyptians Were the First to Create

Egyptians were among the first to popularize the use of eye makeup. Some of the earliest makeup palettes date back to circa 5000 BCE, the most common colors being green and black.

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