The statue of Menkaure and His Wife, Queen Khamerernebty was unearthed during an archeological expedition at Giza headed by George Reisner. The statue of King Menkaure and Queen Khamerernebty were a typical representation of power as immortalized through stone.
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.
In ancient Egypt there were seven female heads of Egypt named Cleopatra, six queens and one pharaoh. The pharaoh was the ruler of Egypt who claims the lion's share of the fame and glory. Cleopatra VII Philopator (69 BC -30 BC) was Egypt's last...
Before too long, high school grads will walk the aisle heading for a great future. Sure wish that my friends and I had been in this category.
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...
Information and photos of some symbols used in ancient Egypt
Many attempt have been made to understand what the pyramid is all about. Some of the ideas are quite plausible too. The pyramid turns out to be part of a much more vast complex and its role appears to be a cosmic timepiece marking the great ages.
Find out how much you really know about Alexander the Great by taking this free multiple-choice quiz on him. Designed to aid homeschoolers and all students studying Alexander the Great.
Sargon of Akkad was the founder of the Akkadian Empire. (3rd millennium BCE) Explores the history of the Empire and two art pieces which remain from this era.
Facts about the pyramids of Giza in Egypt -- who built the pyramids, the age and materials of the pyramids, information about the Great Pyramid and King Khufu, the sphinx, the pyramid complex and educational resources. Learn about the ancient Egyptians and the architectural feat of building the...