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Menit Necklace
Image by Maggi B

Menit Necklace

18th Dynasty, reign of Amenhotep III (c. 1390-1352 BCE) Bronze or copper alloy, faience, glass, agate, carnelian, lapis lazuli, turquoise Metropolitan Museum of Art
Satire of the Trades
Image by The Trustees of the British Museum

Satire of the Trades

Papyrus Anastasi VII; sheet 1, New Kingdom copy of the Satire of the Trades.
Plaits of Hair
Image by Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin

Plaits of Hair

These plaits of human hair appear to have been prepared for incorporation into a wig, or for attachment as extensions to the natural hairs. They were probably found with the mummy of the woman Katebet. Probably from Thebes, Egypt. New Kingdom...
Priest Ahmose
3D Image by Geoffrey Marchal

Priest Ahmose

The Priest Ahmose and his Mother Baket-re, findspot unknown, diorite, 18th Dynasty, 1490-1400 BCE, Nye Carlsberg Glyptotek (Copenhagen, Denmark). Memento Beta (now Remake) from Autodesk.
Uncovering the Culture of Ancient Egypt
Book Review by Alix Wood

Uncovering the Culture of Ancient Egypt

Uncovering the Culture of Ancient Egypt by Alix Wood is a part of the Archaeology and Ancient Cultures series. It is designed for younger, elementary school-aged children aiming to pique their interest in and educate them about ancient...
Egyptian Art
Book Review by Bill Manley

Egyptian Art

Ancient Egyptian art is as recognizable as that of ancient Egypt’s most enduring monuments, the Pyramids of Giza. Elegant forms clothed in bright colors, pleasant scenes of the populace active in industry or enjoying leisure, and symbols...
Ancient Egyptian Book of the Dead (Gift Edition with Scarab)
Book Review by Joshua J. Mark

Ancient Egyptian Book of the Dead (Gift Edition with Scarab)

The Egyptian Book of the Dead was known in ancient Egypt as `The Book of Coming Forth by Day' and contains spells and prayers to help the deceased in navigating the safest route to the afterlife in the Field of Reeds. Composed c. 1550...
Ancient Egypt: An illustrated reference to the myths, religions, pyramids and temples of the land of the pharaohs
Book Review by Joshua J. Mark

Ancient Egypt: An illustrated reference to the myths, religions, pyramids and temples of the land of the pharaohs

Ancient Egypt: An Illustrated Reference To the Myths, Religions, Pyramed And Temples Of The Land Of the Pharaohs by Lorna Oakes and Lucia Gahlin is among the best books on ancient Egypt I have ever read. The prose is light and well written...
Mathematics in Ancient Egypt: A Contextual History
Book Review by Annette Imhausen

Mathematics in Ancient Egypt: A Contextual History

Mathematics in Ancient Egypt traces the development of Egyptian mathematics, from the end of the 4th millennium BC to the end of the Pharaonic Period in Greco-Roman times. Imhausen uses mathematical texts that have been discovered, documents...
The Golden Goblet
Book Review by Eloise Jarvis McGraw

The Golden Goblet

+JMJ+ In searching for an image for the cover of the review, I saw that somebody had reviewed The Golden Goblet saying that it was terrible and that the plot took too long to become interesting. I suppose many people today cannot persevere...