Monumental lists of past kings expressed the living ruler's legitimacy. Originally, Ramesses II was shown on the far right...
Egyptian Pharaoh Relief from the 12th Dynasty
This limestone fragment depicts an Egyptian pharaoh. He wears the "white crown," menat and collar, and heb-sed robe...
Egyptian Relations with Canaan
The Israel Museum in Jerusalem is giving the public an unprecedented opportunity to explore ancient Egyptian relations...
Egyptian Royal Woman
An Egyptian Royal Woman, probably of the 18th Dynasty, possibly Nefertiti.
First Dynasty of Egypt
The kings of the First Dynasty of Egypt (c. 3150 - c. 2890 BCE) all worked toward the same ends: increasing trade, expansion...
God's Wife of Amun
The position of God's Wife of Amun was one of the most politically powerful and spiritually significant in later Egyptian...
Grave Goods in Ancient Egypt
The concept of the afterlife changed in different eras of Egypt's very long history, but for the most part, it was imagined...
Great Female Rulers of Ancient Egypt
Women in ancient Egypt had more rights than in any other ancient culture and were valued with greater respect. This...
Greatest Pharaohs of Egypt
This video depicts the reign of a few of the greatest Egyptian Pharaohs between 1350 and 1070 BCE (during the New Kingdom...
Haremhab, Pharaoh and Conqueror: New Investigations in His Royal Tomb in the Valley of the Kings
Related exhibition: Haremhab, The General Who Became King November 16, 2010--July 4, 2011 Geoffrey Thorndike Martin...