Meroe was a wealthy metropolis of the ancient kingdom of Kush in what is today the Republic of Sudan. The city was located...
Middle Kingdom Axe-head
Arsenical copper axe-head, dating to the Middle Kingdom of Egypt. It has nine binding-holes, three in each tang. Traces...
Middle Kingdom of Egypt
The Middle Kingdom (2040-1782 BCE) is considered ancient Egypt's Classical Age during which the culture produced...
The Kingdom of Mittani, known to the people of the land, and the Assyrians, as Hanigalbat and to the Egyptians as Naharin...
Mummification in Ancient Egypt
The practice of mummifying the dead began in ancient Egypt c. 3500 BCE. The English word mummy comes from the Latin mumia...
Mummy portrait of Lady Aline
Mummy portrait of Lady Aline, from Hawara, Egypt, painted directly onto the canvas of the mummy wrapping. The Tomb...
Mycenean Greece and the Orient about 1450 BC
Mycenean Greece and the Orient about 1450 BC. Inset: Reference Map of the Nile Delta.
Naqada II pottery
Example of Egyptian pottery of the Naqada II period (c. 3500-3200 BC). Some of the motifs depicted on Naqada II pottery...
The side of the Narmer Palette with the two serpopards.
Nebamun Hunting in the Marshes
Thebes, Egypt Late 18th Dynasty, around 1350 BC Fowling in the marshes Nebamun is shown hunting birds, in a small...