Female Physicians in Ancient Egypt
A famous story from Greece relates how a young woman named Agnodice wished to become a doctor in Athens but found this forbidden...
Festivals in Ancient Egypt
The gods of the ancient Egyptians were always apparent to the people through natural events. The sunrise was Ra emerging...
First Intermediate Period of Egypt
The First Intermediate Period of Egypt (2181-2040 BCE) is the era which followed the Old Kingdom (c. 2613-2181 BCE...
Foreign Connections: Egypt and the Outside World before the New Kingdom
Foreign Connections: Egypt and the Outside World before the New Kingdom In this lecture, Dr. Garry Shaw (garryshawegypt.blogspot.co.uk...
Funerary Stela Of The Child Merysekhmet
Funerary stela of the child Merysekhmet. Mid-18th Dynasty, about 1400-1350 BCE. Provenance unknown. The British Museum...
Game of Senet
A game box and pieces for playing the game of Senet found within the intact KV62 tomb of king Tutankhamun. This object...
Games, Sports & Recreation in Ancient Egypt
Although the ancient Egyptians are often depicted as death-obsessed and dour, they actually had a great appreciation...
Ghosts in the Ancient World
To the people of the ancient world, there was no doubt that the soul of a human being survived bodily death. Whatever...
Giza is a plateau southwest of modern Cairo which served as the necropolis for the royalty of the Old Kingdom...
Glossary of ancient Egyptian terms and names
Glossary of terms and names used in Egyptology, with variant spellings