Ancient Music and Instruments from the Mediterranean
Music had always been an important part of life for many ancient cultures. It weaves its way into ritual and entertainment...
Ancient Near East: The Basics
Routledge’s series “The Basics” opens the doors to all people, especially non-academics and students...
Anubis is the Egyptian god of mummification and the afterlife as well as the patron god of lost souls and the helpless...
Anubis: Egyptian god of the Afterlife
Anubis, the Egyptian god of the afterlife and mummification. One of the important roles of Anubis was as the "Guardian...
Archaeological Site Photography: Egypt
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Egyptian arched harp. New Kingdom, about 1550-1070 BCE. Thebes, Egypt. Made with wood, bone and glazed composition...
Beer Brewing in Ancient Egypt
Painted wooden model group: four figures preparing food and beer. 6th Dynasty, Sidmant, Egypt. (British Museum, London...
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...
The Berbers have occupied North Africa, specifically the Maghreb, since the beginning of recorded history and until...
Book of the Dead
Weighing of the heart scene, with en:Ammit sitting, from the book of the dead of Hunefer.