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The Ancient Egyptians had a great number of ways for saying "soldier". The hieroglyphs that have a significance meaning soldier as a determinative were: Anyway, here's a few words I've found in dictionaries:
The Egyptians had many different words for soldier. Perhaps, the most basic one was "ahati": The determinative (the guy with the stick) is the symbol you will usually see associated with words involving soldiers or fighting.
The ancient Egyptians did not recognize it as the hub of a person's thoughts. They believed the heart did that job rather than the brain. They wrapped the heart carefully before putting it back in the mummy's body, as they believed the person would need it to get through the Underworld to the Afterlife.
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