Book of the Dead
Weighing of the heart scene, with en:Ammit sitting, from the book of the dead of Hunefer.
Champollion's notes from the Rosetta Stone
This is a copy of the Rosetta Stone with some hand notes made by Jean-François Champollion. This photo was taken...
In June of 323 BCE, Alexander the Great died and his vast empire was divided among his generals. One of these generals...
Clergy, Priests & Priestesses in Ancient Egypt
The ancient Egyptians understood that their gods had prevailed over the forces of chaos through the creation of the world...
Color in Ancient Egypt
The ancient Egyptians had a great appreciation for life which is clearly depicted through their art. Images of people enjoying...
Cultural & Theological Background of Mummification in Egypt
Many myths and falsehoods concerning the Egyptian practice of mummification have been promoted to the general public...
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...
Death and Burial in Ancient Egypt
Dr. Salima Ikram's Death and Burial in Ancient Egypt is among the best works on the subject presently on the market...
Death Mask of Tutankhamun
The death mask of Egyptian pharaoh Tutankhamun. The mask is made of gold, precious stones and glass inlay, 14th century...
Destinations Rich in History and Culture
The world contains numerousÂ cultures, traditions, cuisines and languages that make excellent destinations for any history...