Prior to the period of reform know as the Tanzimat (1839-1876), slavery was alive and well within the Ottoman Empire, and in fact, was necessary to ensure the inner machinations of the Ottoman government, administration, and military for nearly...
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.
You have just died in ancient Egypt. Your body has been mummified, and your belongings have been placed with you in your tomb, now what? If you have a copy of the Book of the Dead, you have everything you need to traverse the dangerous world of the Duat. A world filled with demons and pitfalls...
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?
The River Nile was of major importance in ancient Egypt as it played a major part in transportation of people, animals and crops and allowed for easy communication between settlements.
Hieroglyphics gives us a rich history of ancient Egypt. By finding out the history, how to translate, as well as the different kind of hieroglyphics, we can better understand ancient Egypt.
The Harappan civilization was one of the first three civilizations in the world. It began in the 3rd millennium BCE and was important for over a millennium.
The technology to transport and arrange the stones of the Stonehenge monument was from Africa, in Ancient Egypt.
It was a tough time for women during the Egyptian Revolution in 2011, but many brave ones stepped forward and risked it all.
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?