Gods and Goddesses of Ancient Egypt

Gods and Goddesses of Ancient Egypt

Ancient Egypt had one of the most complex systems of gods and goddesses of any civilization in history. Over the course of millennia of Egyptian history, hundreds of deities were worshiped. Although it’s sometimes difficult to define their exact characteristics,...
Must-See Spots in Cairo

Must-See Spots in Cairo

Cairo is one of the world’s greatest tourist cities for many reasons. It’s crazy, it’s beautiful, and it has more history than most other places on earth. Although it’s noisy and polluted now, the history of this place dating back thousands of years...
Egyptian Tomb Paintings

Egyptian Tomb Paintings

There are so many exciting elements of the ancient Egyptian culture, and there are more new things discovered all the time that we would never have dreamed existed. Some of the most intriguing discoveries over the years are the art works found within the Egyptian...
Metallurgy of the Ancient Egyptians

Metallurgy of the Ancient Egyptians

The ancient Egyptians certainly led the way when it came to engineering, and they were at the forefront of agriculture, but did you know that they were also the masters of metallurgy, pioneers in mining, and that they perfected the art of creating spectacular jewelry...
Secrets of the Nile

Secrets of the Nile

One of Egypt’s most defining features is the Nile River. With a history dating back as far as history goes, there’s as much mystery surrounding the river itself as there is about the pyramids themselves. The Nile is the longest river in the world, winding its...
Interesting Facts about the Pharaohs

Interesting Facts about the Pharaohs

The Ancient Egyptian civilization lasted for thousands of years, from about 3150 BCE to about 31 BCE. It was one of the most advanced in its time and to this day there is much that is unknown about the brilliant ideas of the ancient Egyptians. Their structures are...
Building the Great Pyramids

Building the Great Pyramids

There are many differing theories behind the construction of the Great Pyramids, from who made them to how they were constructed, and although there is still much to discover about the pyramids, there are some discoveries that have helped us to understand the...
The Valley of the Kings

The Valley of the Kings

In Upper Egypt, west of the Nile and in the heart of the desert, lies a valley filled with the tombs of royals of the Egyptian New Kingdom – the Valley of the Kings. If you’re planning on visiting this intriguing area, there are a few things you should know first. The...
Interesting Facts about Ancient Egypt

Interesting Facts about Ancient Egypt

Ancient Egypt was one of the most intriguing civilizations that ever existed, and from the pyramids to mummification, there are some genius technologies that came from the era that still mystify anyone who researches into their customs. However there are also a lot of...
Intriguing Burial Rituals of the Ancient Egyptians

Intriguing Burial Rituals of the Ancient Egyptians

Ancient Egyptian civilization had a belief system that included rebirth after death, and this became the driving force behind their funeral practices. To ancient Egyptians, death was merely an interruption of life, and that eternal life would be guaranteed by...