The Battle of Kadesh & the First Peace Treaty
Ramesses II (The Great, 1279-1213 BCE) ruled Egypt for 67 years...
The Battle of Kadesh & the Poem of Pentaur
The Poem of Pentaur is the official Egyptian record (along...
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 Egyptian Amulet: Pious Symbols of Spiritual Life
Material Objects & Cultures Material objects convey...
The Egyptian Cinderella Story Debunked
The story of Cinderella is one of the most popular in the world...
The First Labor Strike in History
The most important cultural value in ancient Egypt was harmony...
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 Jericho River: An Interview with David Tollen
In his first work of fiction, the novel The Jericho River ($12.88...
The Magical Lullaby of Ancient Egypt
The Magical Lullaby (popularly known as Charm for...
The Pyramid Texts: Guide to the Afterlife
The Pyramid Texts are the oldest religious writings in the world...