Ancient Egyptians

Study reveals evidence of pathogens in Pharaohs', Akkadians' teeth

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 - 11:40 GMT

The genetic study was based on the teeth found inside a cave called Hagios Charalambos on the island of Crete.

How did ancient Egyptians portray wild animals?

Thu, 04 Aug 2022 - 12:14 GMT

Ancient Egyptians considered wild animals to be great natural forces.

Meet Arsinoe III, one of ancient Egypt’s warrior women

Tue, 26 Jul 2022 - 02:08 GMT

Arsinoe III served as queen from 223-203 B.C.

10 timeless objects invented by ancient Egyptians

Mon, 04 Jul 2022 - 12:06 GMT

The legacy of the ancient Egyptian civilization lives on through the wealth of the majestic antiquities, written documents, and art it left behind.

Explore the world of essential oils, ointments in Ancient Egypt

Mon, 09 May 2022 - 02:09 GMT

Written accounts indicate that the inhabitants of ancient Egyptian cities experienced a wide range of odors.

How did ancient Egyptians use the units of measurement?

Tue, 08 Feb 2022 - 01:58 GMT

Ancient Egypt was one of the first civilizations to have a measurement system for lengths, weights, and volumes.

ET reviews some Ancient Egyptian inventions that persist through time

Tue, 14 Dec 2021 - 01:00 GMT

The ancient Egyptians came up with inventions thousands of years ago that are still used by humanity today.

British study: Ancient Egyptians used barley drinks different from those used nowadays

Wed, 08 Dec 2021 - 12:52 GMT

The researchers analyzed fragments of the pottery found at Hierakonpolis, an ancient city and current archaeological site in southern Egypt.

Foreign website sheds light on role of art in ancient Egyptians’ life

Tue, 18 May 2021 - 01:00 GMT

Ancient Egyptian art was created with a great deal of attention and effort.

Recent study aims to uncover how ancient Egyptians treated Nile crocodiles

Mon, 02 Nov 2020 - 03:34 GMT

The Nile crocodiles received special treatment from the ancient Egyptians, who worshiped the crocodile deity Sobek and embalmed tons of small crocodiles.

Did the ancient Egyptians sacrifice wild animals or domesticated pets?

Thu, 24 Sep 2020 - 02:48 GMT

French scientists, who conducted isotopic studies of bird mummies in ancient Egyptian tombs, declared that the ancient Egyptians hunted ibises in large numbers and offered them as sacrifices to their gods.

How did ancient civilizations portray envy?

Tue, 11 Aug 2020 - 02:58 GMT

Human beings have agreed, since ancient times, to fear envy.

Discovery of 'sacred animals' to be officially announced in Dec.

Sun, 24 Nov 2019 - 02:59 GMT

The discovery included a large-sized scarab and 75 statues of cats of different sizes and shapes that are made of wood and bronze.

Cemetery of the poor discovered south of Saqqara

Sun, 13 Oct 2019 - 11:42 GMT

British website, The Sun, shed light on a burial cemetery discovered in June south of Saqqara. The cemetery is allegedly more than 2,000 years old.

Ancient Egyptian artefacts allegedly spotted in Nasa’s photo of Mars

Tue, 20 Aug 2019 - 12:55 GMT

This is not the first time an object is spotted on Mars that is believed to belong to the ancient Pharaonic civilization.

Pyramid of Khafre’s maintenance works start after Eid el-Adha

Sat, 25 Aug 2018 - 05:32 GMT

The Pyramid of Khafre, or of Chephren, is the second-tallest and second-largest of the Ancient Egyptian Pyramids of Giza.

Sham El-Nessim: Egypt’s oldest celebration

Mon, 09 Apr 2018 - 12:43 GMT

Sham El-Nassim is usually a national holiday, marking the beginning of spring and coming after Easter.

6 bills, 12 landmarks, statues that made it to Egypt's money

Sun, 04 Mar 2018 - 10:10 GMT

We take you through all the images on Egyptian banknotes, detailing what they represent.

Six Facts to know Abu Simble Temple

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 - 05:43 GMT

Today marks solar alignment over at Abu Simbel Temple. Egypt Today provides readers with the top facts they need to known about Abu Simbel Temple.

Hawass: Ancient Egyptians denounced homosexuality

Tue, 03 Oct 2017 - 10:49 GMT

The famous archaeologist, Zahi Hawass, announced that Ancient Egyptians denounced homosexuality.