Friday, June 18, 2021

Cocaine Mummies

Traces of cocaine and nicotine found in Egyptian mummies have created speculation about contact with the New World in ancient times. In 1992 the German...

Mysteries of Ancient Egypt: Pyramids, Pharaohs and Temples

Existing for more than 3,000 years, the Ancient Egyptian civilization was one of the longest-lasting the world has seen, but also one of the...

The Pharoah Akenaten, His Religion, Art and Disease

This Pharaoh of the 18th Dynasty had a brief reign from 1353 - 1336 BCE. It appears that he may have suffered from Froelich's...

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...

Ancient Egyptians – The Origins of Mummification

The ancient Egyptians invested huge amounts of time, expense and ingenuity in preserving the bodies of their dead. How did mummification develop? The origin of...

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...

An Observation of Beauty Practices Throughout History

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. The cross-cultural desire for improving one's natural appearance is nothing new. The idea about what is aesthetically...

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...

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...

Cleopatra I Queen of Egypt

Cleopatra I of Egypt was the first of seven Egyptian queens named Cleopatra ranging from 193 until 30 BC, with the death of Antony’s...