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.
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.
This article describes Derinkuyu, the largest ancient underground city in Turkey. The story also offers a short history of this archaeological site and theories why it was built.
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...
Information and photos of some symbols used 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.
When the United States invaded Iraq about thirteen years ago, various reasons were given for this action. Of all the official reasons, the most noble was the effort to bring democracy to Iraq and to establish a role model of freedom for the Middle...
During ancient times, Egypt was the greatest civilization in Africa, but it was not the only great civilization to exist there. Kush, also known as Nubia to the Egyptians, developed along the southern Nile region and had a love/hate relationship with their northern neighbor, Egypt.
Step-by-step instructions for making a paper pyramid. This educational project includes a materials list, tips on making a pyramid model, educational resources -- and background on the pyramids at Giza and the ancient Egyptians.
With news that the gorgeous Angelina Jolie is being considered for a new film version of the story of Cleopatra, ruler of ancient Egypt, it raises the old story about authenticity in the movies. Is history about to be re-written once again?