Ancient artifacts reveal how Egyptian construction workers sketched and took notes in their free time.
Egyptian Execration Figure
Egyptian 'Voodoo Doll', Rijksmuseum van Oudheden, Leiden.
Egyptian Fashion and Cosmetics
"Walk like an Egyptian" in this short episode where we sail up the Nile to look at the costume and cosmetic (and wig!) essentials...
Egyptian Funeral Stele
Plastered and painted funerary stele from VII-IV century BCE. (Egyptian Museum, Castello Sforzesco, Milan)
The government of ancient Egypt was a theocratic monarchy as the king ruled by a mandate from the gods, initially...
Egyptian Hunting in the Marshes
These paintings from the tomb of Nebamun (c. 1350 BCE) show the New Kingdom period accountant Nebamun hunting birds...
Egyptian Ivory Dog
A small figurine of a dog. The dog is swallowing a fish, with its tail here rendered in bronze. Egyptian, 18th Dynasty (1350-1300...
Egyptian Medical Treatments
The ancient Egyptians experienced the same wide array of disease that people do in the present day, but unlike most people...
Egyptian Mummified Ibis
A mummified ibis bird from the Greco-Roman period. (Egyptian Museum, Castello Sforzesco, Milan)
Papyrus is a plant (cyperus papyrus) which once grew in abundance, primarily in the wilds of the Egyptian Delta but also elsewhere...