The Ankh, the Djed and other Ancient Egyptian Symbols and their Meanings
Ancient Egyptian Symbols were prolific throughout the region, as a way to convey information to the primarily illiterate society. Symbols such as the Ankh, the Djed, the Wes Sceptre, the Winged Solar Disk and many more were instantly recognisable...
The Egyptian Cinderella Story Debunked
The story of Cinderella is one of the most popular in the world. In the west, it has enjoyed a continuous following since its revision and publication by Charles Perrault in 1697 CE but the tale of the young heroine, unjustly forced into...
Egyptian Fashion and Cosmetics
"Walk like an Egyptian" in this short episode where we sail up the Nile to look at the costume and cosmetic (and wig!) essentials of Ancient Egypt.
This video explains the detailed roles of Egyptian scribes.
Ancient Egyptian Language
Here is a video to try to have a better look at what was the ancient Egyptian language,what some letters meant and what different methods of writing were there? Through an imagination trip through time, come with me Nora Hesham to have a...
The History of Egypt - Statuary
The ancient Egyptians developed a particular style of artistic representation that endured for a thousand years. Statues were a large part of the Egyptian tradition, and many remain. Dr. David Neiman discusses the subjects, style and history...
Ancient artifacts reveal how Egyptian construction workers sketched and took notes in their free time.
Ancient Egyptian Mummified Cats
A brief explanation of the importance of cats to the Egyptians, and the process of their mummification.
Judgement in the Presence of Osiris, Hunefer's Book of the Dead
More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=WceVwMdN0eE Hunefer's Judgement in the presence of Osiris, Book of the Dead, 19th Dynasty, New Kingdom, c. 1275 B.C.E., papyrus, Thebes, Egypt (British Museum). Erratum: near the end...
Thutmose, Bust of Nefertiti, c. 1340 BCE
More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=cZuYdIRAIAs Thutmose, Model Bust of Queen Nefertiti, New Kingdom, 18th dynasty, c. 1340 BCE, limestone and plaster (Egyptian Museum and Papyrus Collection/Neues Museum, Berlin)