Drink of the Gods: Wine in the Ancient Near East and Mediterranean
A symbol of fertility, immortality, and divinity, wine was the favored drink of choice across the ancient Near East...
Plastered and painted wood sarcophagus from the Greco-Roman period. (Egyptian Museum, Castello Sforzesco, Milan)
Egpytian Scribe's Palette
A wooden scribe's palette from the New Kingdom, Egpyt. (Egyptian Museum, Castello Sforzesco, Milan)
Egypt: Religion and Culture
This video describes Egyptian religion and culture in great detail. Topics covered include: cosmetics, furniture, sanitation...
Egyptian Afterlife - The Field of Reeds
The ancient Egyptians believed that life on earth was only one part of an eternal journey which ended, not in death...
Toy ball made of linen, hollow, exterior elaborated with red and green segmented decoration form by strips of reed, with...
Egyptian Beadnet Dress (Detail)
Egyptian, Dynasty 4, Reign of Khufu, 2551 - 2528 BCE, faience and gold. This beadnet dress is the earliest surviving example...
Egyptian Bronze Sistrum
Egyptian bronze sistrum. Late Period, 664-332 BCE. Thebes, Egypt. From The British Museum, (photo taken at The Powerhouse...
Limestone statue of Pashedu and his wife Ruiu: the two figures are seated on a high-backed chair, each with one arm resting...
Ostracon depicting an Egyptian dancer, found at Deir el-Medina. New Kingdom of Egypt, 19th or 20th Dynasties, (c. 1200...