Ancient Egyptian Warfare
The Narmer Palette, an ancient Egyptian cermonial engraving, depicts the great king Narmer (c. 3150 BCE) conquering...
Ancient Warriors - Episode 06: Soldiers of the Pharaoh (History Documentary)
Ancient Warriors - Episode 06: Soldiers of the Pharaoh (History Documentary) This Ancient Warriors series from the Discovery...
Ankhsenamun (born c. 1350 BCE and known as Ankhesenpaaten in youth) was the daughter of Akhenaten and Nefertiti of the...
Birth Colonnade, Hatshepsut's Temple
The Birth Colonnade told the story of Hatshepsut’s (1479-1458 BCE) divine creation with Amun as her true father.
Conflict Between the Temple and the Crown in Ancient Egypt
The gods of ancient Egypt were worshipped as the creators and sustainers of all life. People acknowledged their supremacy...
Daily Life in Ancient Egypt
The popular view of life in ancient Egypt is often that it was a death-obsessed culture in which powerful pharaohs forced...
An ivory lable fragment depicting the Egyptian king Den (c. 2990 BCE) who ruled during the First Dynasty. He is the first...
Detail of the Screen Slab of King Nectanebo I
This detail shows the cobra goddess Wadjyt empowering king Nectanebo I, who is represented by his Horus name and cartouches...
Egypt: Engineering an Empire
This video describes a number of great engineering achievements completed by various pharaohs in an attempt to build...
The government of ancient Egypt was a theocratic monarchy as the king ruled by a mandate from the gods, initially...