Thursday, August 13, 2020

Akhetaten, the City of Akhenaten at Amarna

In the fifth year of his reign Akhenaten, Egypt's first and only monotheistic pharoah, moved his entire court from Karnak 230 miles north to...

Ancient Egypt Highly Developed Medical Care

Egyptian doctors were so far ahead of their times that would be practitioners from Greece, Syria and other nations studied their methods. In addition,...

The Great Pyramids of Ancient Egypt – Jewish Slave Myth Examined

The innovative pyramids of ancient Egypt have stood the test of time, as their architects intended, to help usher dead pharaohs into the afterlife,...

The Ostrich in Ancient Egypt

The people of Ancient Egypt traded in ostrich products with Nubia, Ethiopia and Punt. Wall reliefs show conquering pharaohs receiving ostriches and their products...

Bread and Beer in Ancient Egypt

Bread and beer were the staples of the Ancient Egyptian diet. This article discusses the importance of bread in the Ancient Egyptian life. Bread in...

Khufu: Tyrant and Great Pyramid Builder

World famous for commissioning the building of the Great Pyramid of Giza, the only remaining Wonder of the Ancient World, Khufu was a tyrannical...

Sobek, Ancient God of the Crocodile in Egyptian Mythology

Crocodiles are believed to be over 200 million years old. These fierce and powerful creatures were feared and worshiped in the Nile Valley. Crocodiles are...

Scribes in Ancient Egypt

Scribes were important people in Ancient Egypt. They carried out both administrative and religious function and were highly prized for their skills. The role of...

Religion and Spirituality of the Ancient Egyptians

Ancient Egyptian religion seems to be based on an obsession of death, but it can also be seen as a desire to live. Their...

How King Tut May have Died

Researchers have studied the remains of King Tutankhamun for over 90 years and are still unable to decisively conclude what caused his death. Ancient Egyptian...