Ancient Egypt

Meet King Mentuhotep II, founder of ancient Egypt’s Middle Kingdom

Sun, 27 Nov 2022 - 11:26 GMT

This Theban king was able to unify Egypt for the second time after King Narmer.

Tombs, burials dating back to different ages, mummies with golden tongues discovered in ancient cemetery of Quesna

Sun, 27 Nov 2022 - 11:22 GMT

The mission also found some burials that contained skeletons and mummies, which were bound with gold on the bone directly.

The lotus flower, one of ancient Egypt’s prominent religious symbols

Thu, 24 Nov 2022 - 11:54 GMT

Many of the ancient Egyptian artifacts were made in the form of a lotus flower.

Ancient Egyptian motifs discovered at a 2,700-year-old site in Spain

Thu, 24 Nov 2022 - 10:49 GMT

The gold leaf ceramic piece was discovered by archaeologists at the University of Salamanca.

Pyramid of Queen Neith, the discovery that re-writes history

Wed, 23 Nov 2022 - 12:47 GMT

The name of this queen was revealed for the first time in history.

Medical papyri of ancient Egypt reveal astonishing facts

Wed, 16 Nov 2022 - 01:13 GMT

There are 13 medical papyrus manuscripts from the era of the Pharaohs.

Acquaint yourself with the Luxor obelisk, its transfer to Paris

Tue, 15 Nov 2022 - 12:58 GMT

It weighed 250 tons.

Ancient burial sites in Egypt reveal tattooed mummies

Sun, 13 Nov 2022 - 11:49 GMT

The tattoo designs found on mummies and clay figurines are likely related to the ancient Egyptian deity Bes.

Did ancient Egyptians use anesthesia in their medical practices?

Sun, 13 Nov 2022 - 11:37 GMT

From the dawn of history, ancient Egyptians understood that disease could be cured by medicine.

The mystery of the Great Sphinx

Thu, 10 Nov 2022 - 02:03 GMT

The statue of the Great Sphinx is one of the masterpieces of the ancient Egyptian civilization.

Fun facts about food in ancient Egypt

Thu, 10 Nov 2022 - 12:21 GMT

Cooking recipes dating back to ancient Egypt were characterized by their simplicity.

Tutankhamun’s mysterious dagger, a gift from the ‘gods’

Sun, 06 Nov 2022 - 11:59 GMT

Everything seemed in harmony in Tutankhamun’s royal tomb, except one object.

Tutankhamun’s funerary mask, an unparalleled piece of art

Sun, 06 Nov 2022 - 11:10 GMT

The breathtaking funerary mask of Tutankhamun was and continues to be an icon of ancient Egypt.

What did Tutankhamun look like?

Sun, 06 Nov 2022 - 11:00 GMT

One hundred years ago, an archaeological team led by Howard Carter discovered the tomb of Tutankhamun and revealed many "wonderful objects".

Acquaint yourself with Tutankhamun’s golden throne

Thu, 03 Nov 2022 - 09:46 GMT

One of the breathtaking artifacts found in Tutankhamun’s tomb is his golden throne made of gilded wood and decorated with colored glass and semi-precious stones.

Brazilian band Olodum sings about ancient Egypt, its Pharaohs, in Cairo on November 5

Wed, 02 Nov 2022 - 02:30 GMT

Brazilian band Olodum sings about ancient Egypt, its Pharaohs, in Cairo on November 5

Learn about Tutankhamun’s spectacular golden pectoral

Wed, 02 Nov 2022 - 10:12 GMT

​Most likely, this piece represents Horus, the falcon-headed deity of power and kingship.

Breathtaking bracelets of Queen Karomama II housed in Egyptian Museum in Tahrir

Sun, 30 Oct 2022 - 12:24 GMT

Queen Karomama II is the wife of King Takelot II and the mother of King Osorkon III.

How were the fetuses of Tutankhamun’s daughters discovered?

Sun, 30 Oct 2022 - 11:56 GMT

A decade ago, Sahar Selim, a radiologist in the Egyptian Mummy Project, examined the fetuses.

Tutankhamun’s gilded brush holder portrays beauty of ancient Egyptian art

Sun, 30 Oct 2022 - 11:32 GMT

The object is made of gilded wood inlayed with carnelian, obsidian, and colored glass.

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