Herodotus on the Egyptians
II:35. The Egyptians in agreement with their climate, which is unlike any other, and with the river, which shows...
Herodotus: The Histories
Herodotus: The Histories, translated by Robin Waterfield, is an excellent version of the famous work. As with all of Waterfield's...
Historical Accuracy in the Film Agora
In 2009, film director Alejandro Amenabar brought the story of Hypatia of Alexandria (c. 370-415 CE) to the screen through...
History of Ancient Egyptian Obstetrics and Gynecology: A Review
For its time, the study and practice of medicine in Ancient Egypt was revolutionary. Primitive by today’s standards...
Small statue of Horus. Staatliches Museum Ägyptischer Kunst (State Museum of Egyptian Art), Munich.
How to make a mummy - Len Bloch
If ancient Egyptian mummies could talk, they would tell us a lot about life and death in both the ancient and modern worlds...
Hunting in the Marshes
Hunting in the Marshes; from a bas-relief in the tomb of Ti. From "A history of art in ancient Egypt, Vol. I" (1883...
Hypatia of Alexandria
Hypatia of Alexandria (c. 370 CE - March 415 CE) was a female philosopher and mathematician, born in Alexandria, Egypt possibly...
The Goddess Isis, wall painting, c. 1360 BCE.
Jewels of Ancient Nubia
Jewels of Ancient Nubia, edited by Yvonne J. Markowitz, Rita J. Kaplan and Susan B. Kaplan Curator of Jewelry, and Denise...