Egyptian Empire
The New Kingdom of Egypt, also referred to as the Egyptian Empire, is the period in ancient Egyptian history between the 16th century BC and the 11th century BC, covering the Eighteenth, Nineteenth, a...
Egyptian Empire - Wikipedia
Would You Board The Titanic II? An Eerily Similar Replica Of The Doomed Ship Will Set Sail In 2018
Would you feel comfortable boarding the Titanic II? A lavish but eerily similar replica of the doomed ship is expected to set sail in 2018. Staying true to its namesake, the Titanic II will feature Tu...
Egyptian god Osiris' 'tomb' discovered
The unusual tomb structure (pictured) was built during the 25th Dynasty between 760 and 525BC and was uncovered at the Al-Gorna necropolis on Luxor’s west bank.
4,500 Year-Old Egyptian Boat Unearthed At Abusir Pyramids Site
A funeral boat dating to approximately 2,550 B.C. was unearthed in Egypt by archaeologists. At the Abusir pyramids site south of Cairo, a team found the 4,500-year-old remains of the wooden vessel, wh...
Why Do Couples Exchange Rings With Vows? The Elusive Ancient Origins Of Wedding Rings
The image of a couple exchanging rings during a wedding ceremony is instantly recognizable, and is held as an ancient tradition. A ring on a certain finger indicates that the wearer is married, but ma...
Ben Carson: Archaeologists Are Wrong, The Pyramids Were Built To Store Grain
GOP frontrunner Ben Carson, in a 1998 commencement address, floated his own personal theory that the pyramids in Egypt were built by Joseph -- the biblical patriarch known for his coat of many colors ...
The Sea People - Inscriptions in The Mortuary Temple of Ramesses III at Medinet Habu
Medinet Habu is a mortuary temple that was constructed for Ramesess III at Thebes in Upper Egypt. The temple decoration consists of a series of reliefs and texts telling of the many exploits of the ki...
Was surgery performed on Egyptians: Prosthetic pin in 3000-year-old mummy discovered
Researchers during a routine DNA test on a male Egyptian have made an astonishing discovery after finding a 23cm iron orthopaedic screw inside his knee. The mummy is thought to have died between the 1...
Million mummy mystery: Egyptian cemetery with 1M bodies -- including blondes, redheads and a mummy over 7 feet tall -- stumps scientists
The remains of a child, laid to rest more than 1,500 years ago when the Roman Empire controlled Egypt, was found in an ancient cemetery that contains more than 1 million mummies, according to a team o...
The destruction of the Great Library of Alexandria
Alexandria, one of the greatest cities of the ancient world, was founded by Alexander the Great after his conquest of Egypt in 332 BC.  After the death of Alexander in Babylon in 323 BC, Egypt fe
Two more colossal pharaoh statues unveiled in Egypt
Archaeologists on Sunday unveiled two colossal statues of Pharaoh Amenhotep III in Egypt's famed temple city of Luxor, adding to an existing pair of world-renowned tourist attractions.
Ancient Egyptian Art
Ancient Egyptian art refers to the style of painting, sculpture, crafts and architecture developed by the civilization in the lower Nile Valley from 5000 BC to 300 AD. Ancient Egyptian art was express...
Art of Ancient Egypt - Virtual Egyptian Museum
Museum with Egyptian and Mediterranean antiquities previously unavailable to the public. Includes stunning iridescent glass collection, bronze statuettes, shabtis, scarabs, amulets, jewelry, and mummy...
History of Egypt
the wonderful history of all the time. the history of Egypt is the longest continuous history, as a unified state, of any country in the world. Ancient Egypt...
Art of Ancient Egypt - Documentary
This is a video that I created for my online art appreciation course on Ancient Egyptian Art. It is really just a sampling of Egyptian art...so much to cover...
History of ancient Egypt
The history of Ancient Egypt spans the period from the early predynastic settlements of the northern Nile Valley to the Roman conquest in 30 BC. The Pharaonic Period is dated from around 3200 BC, when...
History of ancient Egypt - Wikipedia
History of Egypt
The history of Egypt has been long and rich, due to the flow of the Nile river, with its fertile banks and delta. Its rich history also comes from its native inhabitants and outside influence. Much o...
History of Egypt - Wikipedia
Population history of Egypt
The land currently known as Egypt has a long and involved population history. This is partly due to its geographical location at the crossroads of several major cultural areas: the Mediterranean, the ...
Population history of Egypt - Wikipedia
Predynastic Egypt
The Prehistory of Egypt is an era which spans the period from earliest human settlement to the beginning of the Early Dynastic Period of Egypt in c. 3100 BC, starting with the first Pharaoh Narmer (al...
Predynastic Egypt - Wikipedia
Early Dynastic Period of Egypt
The Archaic or Early Dynastic Period of Egypt immediately follows the unification of Lower and Upper Egypt c. 3100 BC. It is generally taken to include the First and Second Dynasties, lasting fr...
Early Dynastic Period of Egypt - Wikipedia
Old Kingdom
The Old Kingdom is the name given to the period in the 3rd millennium BC when Egypt attained its first continuous peak of civilization – the first of three so-called "Kingdom" periods, which mark the ...
Old Kingdom - Wikipedia
First Intermediate Period of Egypt
The First Intermediate Period, often described as a "dark period" in ancient Egyptian history, spanned approximately one hundred twenty-five years, from ca. 2181–2055 BC, after the end of the Old King...
First Intermediate Period of Egypt - Wikipedia
Middle Kingdom of Egypt
The Middle Kingdom of Egypt (also known as The Period of Reunification) is the period in the history of ancient Egypt between about 2000 BC and 1700 BC, stretching from the establishment of the Eleven...
Middle Kingdom of Egypt - Wikipedia
Second Intermediate Period of Egypt
The Second Intermediate Period marks a period when Ancient Egypt fell into disarray for a second time, between the end of the Middle Kingdom and the start of the New Kingdom.It is best known as the pe...
New Kingdom
The New Kingdom of Egypt, also referred to as the Egyptian Empire, is the period in ancient Egyptian history between the 16th century BC and the 11th century BC, covering the Eighteenth, Nineteenth, a...
New Kingdom - Wikipedia
Third Intermediate Period of Egypt
The Third Intermediate Period of Ancient Egypt begins with the death of Pharaoh Ramesses XI in 1070 BC, ending the New Kingdom, and ends with the start of the Late period, for which various point...
Third Intermediate Period of Egypt - Wikipedia
Late Period of ancient Egypt
The Late Period of Ancient Egypt refers to the last flowering of native Egyptian rulers after the Third Intermediate Period from the 26th Saite Dynasty into Persian conquests and ended with the conque...
History of Ptolemaic Egypt
The Ptolemaic Kingdom (/ˌtɒləˈmeɪ.ɪk/; Greek: Πτολεμαϊκὴ βασιλεία, Ptolemaïkḕ Basileía) was a Hellenistic kingdom based in Egypt. It was ruled by the Ptolemaic dynasty which started with Ptolemy I...
History of Ptolemaic Egypt - Wikipedia
Ptolemaic dynasty
The Ptolemaic dynasty /ˌtɒləˈmeɪ.ɨk/ (Ancient Greek: Πτολεμαῖοι, Ptolemaioi), sometimes also known as the Lagids /ˈlædʒɨdz/ or Lagidae /ˈlædʒɨˌdiː/ (Ancient Greek: Λαγίδαι, Lagidai, after La...
Ptolemaic dynasty - Wikipedia