> They were not the first to invent A calendar, and they
> weren't the first to observe the starting and end points of a
> star's rising. The egyptologists are responsible for some of
> the modern myths regarding the AE's. There is quite a bit of
> incorrect information and assumption regarding the AE's
I have little doubt.
But I can't separate the reality from the Egyptological fantasy. I can see though that their knowledge must have been pretty extensive whether they found it themselves or imported it from abroad.