Thursday, August 13, 2020

Ancient Egyptian Archery

The development and design of bows and arrows used for warfare by the armies of Ancient Egypt The bow is an almost universal weapon, and...

Early Egyptian Soldiers

The army of the Middle Kingdom (2055 - 1650 BC) was an infantry force - horses had not yet been introduced to Egypt. Troop types There...

Military Weapons of Ancient Egypt

The armies of Ancient Egypt basically used three types of offensive weapons and their defensive equipment to oppose the enemies of Pharaoh. Not all the...

Ramesses II’s “Little” Temple

Son of Seti I and one of the last pharoah's of the New Kingdom's 19th Dynasty, Ramesses II is one of the most widely...

The history of the Old Kingdom

It was during the Egyptian Old Kingdom (2613-2181 BC) that the institution of kingship was first consolidated. Out of tribal squabbles in the pre-dynastic...

Ancient Egypt and the United States – Origins & Firsts in History

The ideal that was central to the ancient Egyptian civilization was the concept of Ma`at. The continuance of civilization and social progress rests upon...

Egyptian Influence On The Biblical Creation Story

The Biblical creation story has often been compared to other ancient creation myths. The influence of other ancient accounts such as the Babylonian Enuma...

The History of the Ptolemaic Period: The Last Dynastic Era of Ancient Egypt

The Ptolemaic Period began with the invasion of Ancient Egypt by the Macedonian King Alexander the Great in 333 BC. It is called the...

The social structure of Ancient Egypt

There are several ways in which we can determine the social structure of ancient Egypt. This can be done by analyzing artifacts, monuments, texts,...

How the Ancient Egyptians Understood the Role of the Pharaoh

In a world where the whispers of a democratic state have infiltrated nearly every nation, the concept of a successful centralized government with a...