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Pharaoh's Symbols of Power
Videoby The Mad Professor

Pharaoh's Symbols of Power

A video made on Adobe Spark about the symbols of power associated with the pharaohs of ancient Egypt.
Haremhab, Pharaoh and Conqueror: New Investigations in His Royal Tomb in the Valley of the Kings
Videoby The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Haremhab, Pharaoh and Conqueror: New Investigations in His Royal Tomb in the Valley of the Kings

Related exhibition: Haremhab, The General Who Became King November 16, 2010—July 4, 2011 Geoffrey Thorndike Martin, Edwards Professor of Egyptology and Philology Emeritus, University College London, and Fellow Commoner, Christ's...
Ancient Egyptian Burial
Definitionby Joshua J. Mark

Ancient Egyptian Burial

Egyptian burial is the common term for the ancient Egyptian funerary rituals concerning death and the soul's journey to the afterlife. Eternity, according to scholar Margaret Bunson, “was the common destination of each man, woman and...
Pi-Ramesses
Definitionby Joshua J. Mark

Pi-Ramesses

Pi-Ramesses (also known as Per-Ramesses, Piramese, Pr-Rameses, Pir-Ramaseu) was the city built as the new capital in the Delta region of ancient Egypt by Ramesses II (known as The Great, 1279-1213 BCE). It was located at the site of the modern...
Gezer
Definitionby Henry Curtis Pelgrift

Gezer

Gezer is an ancient city and archaeological site located in central Israel where the central mountains meet the northern Shephelah, about 10 km southeast of the city of Ramleh. According to the Hebrew Bible, Gezer was one of the great...
Setna I: A Detailed Summary & Commentary
Articleby Joshua J. Mark

Setna I: A Detailed Summary & Commentary

The story known as Setna I (also Setna Khaemaus and the Mummies) is a work of ancient Egyptian literature from the Ptolemaic Period (323-30 BCE) written in demotic script. It is part of a cycle of stories known as the Tales of Prince Setna...
The Pyramid Texts: Guide to the Afterlife
Articleby Joshua J. Mark

The Pyramid Texts: Guide to the Afterlife

The Pyramid Texts are the oldest religious writings in the world and make up the principal funerary literature of ancient Egypt. They comprise the texts which were inscribed on the sarcophogi and walls of the pyramids at Saqqara in the 5th...
Kadesh
Definitionby Joshua J. Mark

Kadesh

Kadesh was a city in the region of Syria and an important center of trade in the ancient world. It is probably best known as the site of the famous battle between Pharaoh Rameses II (The Great, 1279-1213 BCE) of Egypt and King Muwatalli...
Pharaoh Niuserre
Imageby Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin

Pharaoh Niuserre

Calcite double statue of the Egyptian pharaoh Niuserre (also written Nyuserre Ini, Neuserre Izi, or Niuserre Isi). He stands and strides. The pharaoh is depicted as an old man and a young man. From modern-day Egypt. Old Kingdom, 5th Dynasty...
Pets in Ancient Egypt
Articleby Joshua J. Mark

Pets in Ancient Egypt

The ancient Egyptians kept animals as pets ranging from domesticated dogs and cats to baboons, monkeys, fish, gazelles, birds (especially falcons), lions, mongoose, and hippos. Crocodiles were even kept as sacred animals in the temples of...