Ancient Egyptian Religion
Egyptian religion was a combination of beliefs and practices which, in the modern day, would include magic, mythology, science...
Ancient Egyptian Science & Technology
The great temples and monuments of ancient Egypt continue to fascinate and amaze people in the modern day. The sheer...
Ancient Egyptian Symbols
Religion in ancient Egypt was fully integrated into the people's daily lives. The gods were present at one's birth...
Ancient Egyptian Toy
Toy milling servant, 1300-1200 BCE, 19th Dynasty, Egypt. Rijksmuseum van Oudheden, Leiden.
Ancient Egyptian Writing
Ancient Egyptian writing is known as hieroglyphics ('sacred carvings') and developed at some point prior to...
Ancient Mediterranean Funerary Art
This post is part of a series of image posts Ancient History et cetera will post each month. Today?, it is all about ancient...
Ankh, Djed & Was
An relief from the tomb of Hatshepsut's mortuary temple at Deir el-Bahr showing an ankh (symbol of life), djed (symbol...
Apis was the most important and highly regarded bull deity of ancient Egypt. His original name in Egyptian was Api, Hapi...
Apophis (also known as Apep) is the Great Serpent, enemy of the sun god Ra, in ancient Egyptian religion. The sun was Ra's...
Beer in Ancient Egypt
Considering the value the ancient Egyptians placed on enjoying life, it is no surprise that they are known as the first civilization...