Male and female Egyptian geese look the same, the males are only slightly larger.
Trying to determine the sex just by looking at them can be very difficult. Females will make a load-honking sort of noise, while the males will make a hissing sound.
The United Nations responded by urging the government to take action.
Activists say the attacks are organized by opponents of the demonstrations, who aim to make protests seem less representative by removing women from the scene. Hard-line Islamists have seized on the issue to propose their own solution: limit female protesters to designated areas.
About 70 people have been killed in clashes with security forces since Jan.
25, the second anniversary of the revolt that deposed longtime autocrat Hosni Mubarak.
One site contained several dismembered bodies buried with the big dog.
Another pharaoh, Merenptah, gave "a great number" of poor Libyans the same pokey-pokey treatment.
We can hear the conversation now: "Hey Joe, what say we sharpen our swords and try to overthrow the pharaoh this afternoon?
It celebrates the exploits of Pharaoh Narmer, as you might expect, highlighting his victory over foes of uncertain identity.
What is certain, however, is the fate of the ten soldiers Narmer's seen inspecting on the verso.