Sometime during the 12th Dynasty, a folk-tale was composed (or became popular) that carried with it far more philosophical content than might be expected.
We explore the tale of the Shipwrecked Sailor, an anonymous hero of Egyptian exploration whose adventures in the Red Sea see him survive storms, isolation, and an encounter with an immense serpent-god.
The only image I've found of this story, given a visual interpretation. Why does the serpent have arms?! (Source: Petrie's publications, via levigilant.com - a dated translation).
The History of Egypt, as they described it, from the Dawn of Civilization to the Fall of the Roman Empire. A tale of love, legend, culture, exploration and war, told through the eyes of the ancients and their stories.