Letters to the Dead in Ancient Egypt
In the biblical Book of Luke, the story is told of Lazarus and...
Mummification in Ancient Egypt
The practice of mummifying the dead began in ancient Egypt c. 3500...
Music & Dance in Ancient Egypt
Music and dance were highly valued in ancient Egyptian culture...
Pets in Ancient Egypt
The ancient Egyptians kept animals as pets ranging from domesticated...
Shabti Dolls: The Workforce in the Afterlife
The Egyptians believed the afterlife was a mirror-image of life...
The Coffin Texts
The Coffin Texts (c. 2134-2040 BCE) are 1,185 spells, incantations...
The Egyptian Afterlife & The Feather of Truth
Is it possible to have a heart that is lighter than a feather...
The Forty-Two Judges
The ancient Egyptians have long been defined as a death-obsessed...
The Gifts of Isis: Women's Status in Ancient Egypt
A story on a papyrus dating from the 2nd century CE relates that...
The Mummy's Curse: Tutankhamun's Tomb & the Modern-Day Media
Howard Carter's 1922 CE discovery of the tomb of Tutankhamun was...
The Pyramid Texts: Guide to the Afterlife
The Pyramid Texts are the oldest religious writings in the world...
The Soul in Ancient Egypt
At the beginning of time, the god Atum stood on the primordial...