All About Ancient Egypt - Egyptology for the rest of us
Interesting Facts about Ancient Egypt - Look around you and you'll witness many examples of ancient Egyptian inventions.
All About the Pharaohs
Pharaohs: Sons of the Sun - The names of great Ancient Egypt pharaohs are still mentioned these days, fulfilling their quest for immortality.
King Tut Biography - The life story of a young unremarkable pharaoh who ruled at a very remarkable time in Egypt's history.
Hatshepsut: The First Great Woman in History - Maatkare Hatshepsut is unique in that she was the first woman to take the title of King of Egypt.
Akhenaten: Heretic Pharaoh or Visionary? - As pharaoh, Akhenaten became a religious revolutionary, the so-called first monotheist in history.
Ramses the Great - Ramses the Second is the greatest builder of the most splendid monuments of Ancient Egypt.
Thutmose III: The Greatest Pharaoh - Egypt's greatest warrior pharaoh. He transformed his country into the first great empire in the Ancient World.
Amenhotep III - Amenhotep III has the distinction of having the most surviving statues of any Egyptian pharaoh.
All About Life in Ancient Egypt
Social Structures of Ancient Egypt - The position of an individual in the social pyramid was determined by birth circumstances and the relationship among social groups were determined by their occupations.
Family Structure in Ancient Egypt - A typical Ancient Egypt family would be similar to what we find in today's Egypt, with the father as husband and head of household responsible for its the economic well-being.
Ancient Egypt and Government - Egypt's greatness could only be made possible by a strong centralized government capable of controlling and placing materials and labor resources at the service of the pharaoh.
Ancient Egyptian Food and Drink - When it comes to food and drink in ancient Egypt, both the rich and the poor had a delicious and varied diet. The main crop was grain, wheat for bread, barley for beer, but the ancient Egyptian cultivated vegetables, fruits, and often enjoyed fish and poultry.
Ancient Egypt Utensils - The ancient Egyptian household was fairly self sufficient and fabricated many of their domestic utensils for their own use in cleaning, maintenance, food preparation and storage.
Ancient Animals from Egypt - Ancient Egyptians not only used animals as sources of food and for labor, but also for cult purposes.
Senet: The Game of the Pharaohs - The ancient Egyptian game of Senet is one of the oldest board games known, dating to Predynastic Egypt.
All About the Pyramids and the Great Sphinx of Giza
Pyramids: The Apex of Ancient Egypt man made Structures - More than just tombs for pharaohs, they are the beacons of an advanced African civilization with a well defined social system.
The Great Pyramid Building Theories - Since its construction 4,500 years ago, the Great Pyramid of Giza has remained an engineering enigma.
A Building Plan for the Ancient Egyptian Pyramids- Common sense dictates that ancient Egyptian architects must have prepared a building plan much like any modern major building project requires. Here is one theory.
Sphinx Facts - Some interesting Sphinx facts to help you appreciate even more this fabulous Egypt icon.
All About Ancient Egypt Culture
Egyptian Art: Did they really walk like that? - Egyptian art is unique in its approach to visual representation, following a set of canons or strict rules that cover a span of 3500 years.
The Paintings from the Lost Tomb of Nebamun - The Nebamun paintings are among the most famous images of Egyptian art.
Egyptian Writing: Decoding the Past - Most of what we know about Ancient Egypt is thanks to those scholars who were able to decipher the ancient inscriptions.
Ancient Egypt Music - The most concrete source of information about the nature of ancient Egypt music lies in the actual musical instruments and paintings of musicians found in tombs.
All About Ancient Egypt History
From Gold to Dust: Egypt History - Egypt today is an open air museum, with ancient monuments scattered along the Nile north to south, remnants of a once glorious history.
A Tour of Ancient Egypt History - Get acquainted with how the Egyptian civilization unfolded, its principal characters and what each tourist attraction represents in the grand scheme of ancient Egypt history.
The 18th Dynasty: The Glory that was Egypt - Some of the best known pharaohs, Thutmose III, Hatshepsut, Amenhotep III, Akhenaten and Tutankhamen belong to this glorious period in Ancient Egypt history.
All About Ancient Egypt Religion
Egyptian Symbols - Egyptian symbols and their associated myths arose from human observation of natural cycles and other natural phenomena.
Living in Maat: the Natural Order - As a concept of truth and order, Maat is a special kind of divinity in the Egyptian pantheon, not worshipped in the same religious fashion as the deities of Egypt.
Life After Death in Egypt: Eternal Bliss - Life had a meaning in ancient Egypt and that was to make it as eternal as possible, since immortality was not guaranteed.
Ancient Egypt Mummies: Wrap it up, I'll take it - Ancient Egypt mummies are the earliest examples of the science of embalming, perfected and practiced by ancient Egypt priests since the first dynasties.
Egyptian Cult and Mortuary Temples - Differences and Similarities - Ancient Egyptian temples and a comparison of their form and function for the cult of the god and as a mortuary temple for the pharaoh.
Book of the Dead - An important part of ancient Egypt funeral practices, the Book of the Dead is the common name for ancient Egyptian funerary texts known as The Book of Coming (or Going) Forth By Day.
All About Ancient Egypt Women
Female Rights in Ancient Egypt - Ancient Egyptian women had a unique position in comparison to other ancient societies. They could buy, sell and inherit land, and were not legally refarded as male property.
The Amazing Discovery of the Bust of Nefertiti - One of Egypt's greatest art masterpieces, she is the Helen of Troy of modern times, with two nations disputing her possesion.
Nefertari: Beloved of Mut - Ramses the Great had a total of eight Royal Wives, but no doubt Nefertari was her most beloved. Her royal tomb (QV 66) is the most magnificent in the Valley of the Queens.
Perfume in Ancient Egypt - The act of making perfume was considered an art form in Ancient Egypt. The craftsperson was considered to be an artist and the profession was open to women as well as men.
Ancient Egypt's Beauty Secrets Revealed - The beauty treatments and procedures that many of us are enjoying nowadays are in fact inspired or derived from the practices of the old Egyptian civilization.
All About Egyptology
Egyptomania: Egypt in the Popular Western Culture - When Napoleon set up to conquer Egypt in 1797, a sudden burst of popular interest spread across Europe, and the term Egyptomania was coined.
Fighting the tomb raider - Early archaeology involved the legendary tomb raider and their bosses looting national treasures as a result of imperialist expeditions, principally by European powers.
Howard Carter - The unwavered determination of the Egyptologist and the trust bestowed by his sponsor, Lord Carnarvon, produced the most famous archaeological discovery of all time.