The 140-meter pyramid that still casts its shadow over the sands of Giza is surely the greatest legacy of Ancient Egypt. However, there are many everyday items, practices and customs that we now take for granted, which would not exist were it for the Ancient Egyptians.
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The British Museum’s Egypt: Faith After the Pharaohs launched a little over two weeks ago and received resounding critical acclaim. Curator Elizabeth O’Connell discussed some of the important themes and pieces selected for the exhibit in her recent talk, Curator’s Introduction to Egypt: Faith and the Pharaohs.
The British Museum’s latest exhibit, Faith After the Pharaohs, presents an intimate look at how religion, policy and daily practice intermingled and survived in post-pharaonic Egypt.
In these four videos, Gene Kritsky, author of The Tears of Re, talks about beekeeping in Ancient Egypt
Fifteen questions on the kingdom along the Nile…
Ancient Egypt was a powerhouse of wealth and culture. Come rate yourself on the following scales and see what role you would’ve played in this fascinating civilization!
Pirates have always been elusive characters in the maritime world. Their swift ships have allowed these thieves at sea to escape detection, and their island lairs have provided refuge from the punishments of society.