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...
Detail, Step Pyramid of Djoser
A detail of the brickwork of the Step Pyramid of Djoser at Saqqara, Egypt. Constructed by the architect Imhotep c. 2670-2650...
Djed pillars (representing stability) in Temple T of the Saqqara complex.
Egypt - A Journey Down The Nile
Egypt is famous for its ancient civilization and some of the world's most famous monuments, including the Giza pyramid complex...
Egypt: Engineering an Empire
This video describes a number of great engineering achievements completed by various pharaohs in an attempt to build...
Egyptian construction, epitomized by Ch. Chipiez. This woodcut shows the arrangement of supports, architraves and roof...
An obelisk is a stone rectangular pillar with a tapered top forming a pyramidion, set on a base, erected to commemorate...
Egyptian Obelisks, Karnak
The obelisks at Karnak, Egypt. The obelisk on the right was erected by Thutmose I (reign c. 1520 - 1492 BCE) while that...
General appearance of an Egyptian Temple. From A History of Art in Ancient Egypt, Vol. I by Georges Perrot and Charles...
Face of the Sphinx
The face of the Great Sphinx of Giza has been believed to depict Khafre, although this claim is disputed.