The civilizations that populated ancient Egypt have given us more enigmas than answers about what the human race was like in their time. Mausoleums, pyramids, hieroglyphic writings and illustrations dating back more than four thousand years have given archaeologists and historians the tools to discover all their secrets, but the more they are studied, the more incredible they seem to be, do you believe in giants? We would not blame you if your first expression of that word is one of scepticism, but indications within the remnants of the first civilizations of ancient Egypt make it very clear that their first inhabitants were nothing more and nothing less than giant beings or, at least, their rulers.
The giants of ancient Egypt
There is a story known as The Book of Wonders, which was written by the Arabs in 900 A.D. where the whole medieval Egyptian tradition is told before the arrival of the Great Flood. Among those accounts is the claim that the Ad were a people of giants who were responsible for building the monuments of Dahshur, as well as the columns found in the village of Dendera.
But stories aren’t the only thing that tells us that the giants existed.
giants of ancient egypt
The builders of the main mound in the city of Guiza were the followers of the heavenly God Horus, long before the Pharaoh kings ordered the construction of the first pyramids of Guiza. These worshippers of Horus are described in the hieroglyphics as giants on various occasions.
The followers of Horus, a race of giants from ancient Egypt?
The clearest proof of the existence of the giants was found in the first archaeological expeditions in Egypt where it was discovered that the members of the cult of Horus formed a kind of aristocracy that dominated over Egypt.
The tombs found in northern Egypt that date from before the beginning of the Pharaonic dynasties had strangely large entrances, and the human remains found also had disturbingly larger features than those of the native population.
According to historians, there were so many differences that any racial distinction is ruled out.