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...
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Egypt pyramid discovery: Secret chamber discovered in Giza
Scientists used cosmic rays to discover a secret 'void' in Egypt's Great Pyramid of Giza.
King Tut's dagger blade was made from a meteorite
King Tut's dagger blade was made from a meteorite.
Genetics Shows Ancient Egyptian Kings Weren't African
The first ever genetic analysis of mummies found that ancient Egyptian kings were more closely related to West Asians than Africans, according to a study
Scientists discover two mysterious 'cavities' in Egypt's 4,500-year-old Great Pyramid
Scan Pyramids, an international research collective, say they have discovered two previously-unknown cavities inside the Great Pyramid of Giza.
Rampaging South Sudan Troops Raped Foreigners, Killed Local
The soldier pointed his AK-47 at the female aid worker and gave her a choice.
Researchers discover what was located on top of the Great Pyramid
The great Pyramid was crowned by a sphere of 2 meters in diameter according to researchers. Architecture made of pure mathematics, geometry and astronomy.
King Tutankhamun Owned An Ancient 'Cosmic Dagger' That Came From Outer Space
The Egyptian pharaoh Tutankhamun was buried alongside a dagger made from the metal of a meteorite, archaeologists have revealed.
King Tut's dagger has an out-of-this-world origin
Researchers tease out the secrets of an iron dagger blade found wrapped up with Tutankhamun in the ancient boy king's sarcophagus.
Syria conflict: Aleppo in 'catastrophic' state says UN
The situation in Syria's city of Aleppo is catastrophic, the UN says, after attacks on targets including a hospital kill dozens.
Syria conflict: IS 'abducts hundreds of factory workers'
At least 200 people are reported missing after an attack by suspected Islamic State militants on a cement factory east of Damascus.
The Great Pyramid of Giza a mathematically encoded structure
This ancient masterpiece of engineering and architecture is considered one of the best –if not best– examples of ancient construction. We have absolutely no idea who built the pyramid in first place. ...
Spanish Leak Reveals Hidden Chamber In Tutankhamun Tomb Is Full Of Treasures
The Tourism Minister of Egypt Hisham Zaazou may have slipped up during a recent visit to Spain when he revealed startling information about the investigations into a hidden chamber in Tutankhamun
Syria conflict: UN suspends peace talks in Geneva
Talks aimed at ending the five-year-old war in Syria are suspended by the UN, with both sides blaming each other for the disruption.
Watch This Teen Illegally Climb Egypt's Great Pyramid
A German tourist illegally scaled Egypt's great pyramid of Giza, in broad daylight. Armed with a Go-Pro 18-year-old Andrej Ciesielski climbed nearly 500 feet to the top of the pyramid. Climbing the py...
Tutankhamun: Egypt Museum Staff Face Trial Over Botched Beard Job
Egyptian prosecutors are reported to have referred eight museum employees for trial over a botched reattachment of the beard on the burial mask of the pharaoh, Tutankhamun. It comes a year after offic...
Prehistoric 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...
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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
Naqada is a town on the west bank of the Nile in the Egyptian governorate of Qena. It was known in Ancient Egypt as Nbwt and in classical antiquity as Ombos /ˈɒmˌbɒs/. Its name derives from ancient ...
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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 ...
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First Intermediate Period
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 - 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...
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Second Intermediate Period
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...
Ḥq3-ḫ3st / Ḥq3-ḫ3swt Heka-chaset / Heka-chasutRuler(s) of the foreign countriesThe Hyksos or Hycsos (/ˈhɪksɒs/ or /ˈhɪksoʊz/; Egyptian heqa khaseshet, "ruler(s) of the foreign countries"; Greek Ὑκσώ...
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New Kingdom of Egypt
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...
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Third Intermediate Period
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...
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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 Achaemenid Egypt
The history of Achaemenid Egypt is divided into two eras. The initial period of Achaemenid Persian occupation when Egypt (Old Persian: Mudrāya) became a satrapy, known today as the Twenty-seventh Dyn...
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...
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