The discovery of King Tut's tomb by Howard Carter in 1922 made headlines around the world. The astonishing treasures found in the tomb have become famous the world over, as well. Most people know very little about the pharaoh himself, however. This hub will help answer the question: Who was...
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?
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...
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.
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...
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 history of the Israel-Palestinian conflict can be difficult to understand, but the amount of destruction and lives lost is very clear.
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.
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.
This article is about Kuwait's condition in the 18th century before oil was discovered. It also discusses the economy and different occupations of the people living in that period.