The kings of ancient Egypt (see also Egypt). The pharaohs headed strong governments. They are remembered for establishing extensive irrigation systems and for building as tombs the imposing pyramids, which still stand today.
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During the time of the pharaohs, such funerary vessels were used to store the organs of the deceased.7 Historically Significant Artifacts Rescued by Happenstance|The Daily Beast|October 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
One of the strongest theories suggests it may have emerged in Ethiopia during the time of the pharaohs.
They had slumbered in my drawer over the decades, like pharaohs snoozing in their tombs.
When writing about his rise, British tabloids never failed to mention the pharaohs' ancient dynasties.
My wife and I recently toured the tombs and temples of the Pharaohs along the Upper Nile.
The Pharaohs married Asiatic wives, and their courts became gradually Asiatised.Early Israel and the Surrounding Nations|Archibald Sayce
There is very meagre information concerning the character and style of tapestry in Egypt during the rule of the Pharaohs.Quilts|Marie D. Webster
It is lauded in ancient texts by priestly poets and Pharaohs.The New Gresham Encyclopedia|Various
The Pharaohs had enrolled themselves instinctively among the most ardent votaries of this complex doctrine.
On the bright, accessible side of Africa the Pharaohs built their temples, obelisks, pyramids and sphinxes.Stanley in Africa|James P. Boyd