1: The Great Wall of China was not built to be visible from space.

2: Cleopatra lived closer in time to the first moon landing than to the construction of the Great Pyramid.

3: The youngest pharaoh in history was King Tutankhamun, who became ruler at age nine.

4: The ancient Romans used urine as mouthwash due to its ammonia content.

5: The Library of Alexandria was home to over 500,000 scrolls in its heyday.

6: The first computer was created in 1946 and weighed over 27 tons.

7: The Incan empire had no form of currency, instead relying on a barter system.

8: The Great Sphinx in Egypt has the body of a lion but the head of a pharaoh.

9: The oldest known map in the world is from Babylon and dates back to 600 BCE.

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