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?
Known as a concept encompassing the qualities of order, balance and justice and as an anthropomorphic goddess, Ma’at embodies a duality typifying ancient Egypt. As found in the literature of the periods, Ma’at underwent changes from the...
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?
This articles tries to answer the question of whether the Hanging Gardens of Babylon were actually constructed in Babylon or another place such as Nineveh, both of which located in modern Iraq.
What are mummies? How were they made? How do mummies allow us to learn about Ancient Egypt? Mummies are synonymous with the great civilization of Ancient Egypt: indeed much of Egyptian culture, architecture and society was centered around guaranteeing the survival in the afterlife.
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.
Ancinet egyptian mythology, this popular story showed how ISIS used her charm to find out the secret name of an egyptian god
Where is Mesopotamia and what importance does it have? Who where the ancient civilisations that populated it? Was this really the beginnings of modern human civilisation?
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...
A Battle that would change the fate of the Crusades and pit Christian Europe against the Muslim re-conquest of the holy land