Narmer was an ancient Egyptian pharaoh of the Early Dynastic Period. He was the successor to the Protodynastic King Ka. Many scholars consider him the unifier of Egypt and founder of the First Dynasty and in turn the first king of a unified Egypt.
Ra is the ancient Egyptian deity of the sun. By the Fifth Dynasty, he had become one of the most important gods in ancient Egyptian religion, identified primarily with the sun. Ra was believed to rule in all parts of the created world. He was the god of the sun, order, kings, and the sky.
The Egyptian god of mummification and the afterlife as well as the patron god of lost souls and the helpless was known as Anubis. He is one of the oldest gods of Egypt, who most likely developed from the earlier (and much older) jackal god Wepwawet with whom he is often confused.
The queen of the Eighteenth Dynasty of Ancient Egypt, the Great Royal Wife of Pharaoh Akhenaten. Nefertiti and her husband were known for a religious revolution, in which they worshipped one god only, Aten, or the sun disc.
Geb was the Egyptian god of the Earth and later a member of the Ennead of Heliopolis. Nut, also known by various other transcriptions, is the goddess of the sky, stars, cosmos, mothers, astronomy, and the universe in the ancient Egyptian religion.
The ancient Egyptian year consisted of three seasons, they were four months-long each, at the end of the year the five additional days were treated as outside of the year which was done in honor of the Egyptian gods.
An amphora is a jar with two vertical handles used in classical times for the storage and transportation of foodstuffs such as wine and olive oil.The name from the Greek amphiphoreus meaning ‘carried on both sides’, although the Greeks had adopted the design from the eastern Mediterranean,
The ancient Egyptians ate a wide variety of food. Their diet was low in fat, and rich in fiber and carbohydrates. The Nile gave Egypt fertile land which ensured an abundant and variable food supply. This resulted in a highly-diverse and complex cuisine.
Funerals and other burial rituals was a very important event in ancient Egypt. It is believed that after death, the dead began their journey through the underworld to the hall of judgment, where they would be judged and, if found worthy, allowed to proceed into the afterlife.
Today, most people know of Ancient Egypt because of the great pyramid, the Egyptian tombs, and probably the Egyptian gods.
Ancient Egyptians valued cleanliness and personal hygiene. They believed that cleanliness was synonymous with holiness, so they took extra efforts to take care of their bodies, and one of the ways they did that was through their clothing.
King Tut's treasures and other beautiful ancient Egyptian treasures in Egypt's GEM
At a time while the whole world was surrounded by unknowns and fear, the Egyptian Gods and Goddess took their journey unveiling the mysterious facts of the world
The history of Egyptian papyrus, the beauty of its manufacturing, and the artistic tools they used in ancient Egypt.
King Tut's goals, disabilities, and illnesses. His treasure and its content, his tomb discovery, and his display.