Amenhotep IV was not born to be a heretical pharaoh. He was actually not born to be pharaoh at all, but once the position became his, he was willing do whatever it took to protect the position of pharaoh for generations to come.
The story of Osiris and Isis is the one of oldest, if not the oldest, love stories ever told. It also happens to be one of the saddest, as they are torn apart by a jealous brother whose own life and marriage were never enough to make him happy.
Mesopotamian history from the Akkadian Empire through the First Babylonian Empire and Old Assyrian Kingdom, with brief stops at Hammurabi and his Code of Law.
KV5 is a fascinating tomb in the Valley of the Kings. Built as a tomb for the sons of Ramesses II, KV5 is the largest tomb yet found. Will more be discovered about Ramses the Great and his children?
Learn a bit about Ancient Egypt's gods and goddesses.
the rich in Ancient Egypt were upon their death turned into mummys by priests who performed rituals to ensure that the body was preserved for the journey to the next life.
One of the greatest finds in Egyptian history was of King Tutankhamen's tomb. King Tut was just a boy when he became Pharoah. Paleontologists have learned much due to finding his tomb.
Pharaoh Djoser is famous for having built the Step Pyramid at Saqqara, which is the first large monument to be built entirely of stone and the first pyramid built for a pharaoh of Ancient Egypt.
History, legends, pictures and facts about Cleopatra VII, the last pharaoh of ancient Egypt: her life, death, dress and accessories. Tips and costume ideas for creating a Cleopatra dress, based on sculptures, portraits and coins featuring Queen Cleopatra. Information about ancient garments and...
Queen Nefertari - 'she for whom the sun doth shine' - was the Great Royal Wife of the legendary Pharaoh Ramesses II his one true love or a match made for political and dynastic reasons?