A 4500-Year-Old Ship Found in an Egyptian Necropolis

A 4500-Year-Old Ship Found in an Egyptian Necropolis

The remains of a ship were unearthed at the necropolis of the Abusir pyramids near Cairo. It most likely belonged to the keeper of the necropolis.

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Ancient Egypt - The False Myths About the Life of Cleopatra

The False Myths About the Life of Cleopatra

30.11.2015062

Cleopatra belonged to the Ptolemaic dynasty, which was actually Greek, while some sources even add that it originated from Alexander the Great, who appointed his relative - Ptolemy, as ruler of Egypt after he conquered it.

Ancient Egypt - Bracelets Throughout the Centuries

Bracelets Throughout the Centuries

06.07.2014086

The first bracelets date to around 2500 BC, worn by the Sumerians in South Mesopotamia. Bracelets, necklaces, ankle bracelets, rings and earrings allowed for Sumerian women to show off the prosperity of their husbands.

Ancient Egypt - Egyptologist Solves an Ancient Mystery

Egyptologist Solves an Ancient Mystery

25.06.20140254

One of the greatest enigmas, which has been puzzling us for thousands of years, has now been solved. The mysterious disappearance of a 50000-strong Persian army in an Egyptian desert in 524 B. C. was unriddled by Prof. Olaf Kaper from Leiden University.

Ancient Egypt - Ancient Egyptian Myths

Ancient Egyptian Myths

07.01.20130756

Ancient Egyptian civilization is very old and has undergone many changes over the past years. This article lists the most famous ancient Egyptian myths.

Ancient Egypt - The symbol of the winged sun

The symbol of the winged sun

07.12.20120612

The winged sun is found in ancient Egyptian, Mesopotamian, Sumerian, Hittite, Persia, South American and even Australia with much symbolism and many of its variations.

Ancient Egypt - Ancient Egyptian Pyramids

Ancient Egyptian Pyramids

25.02.201001449

What do you know about ancient Egypt and the famous Egyptian Pyramids? Egyptians believed, their past kings lived on after death and become Osiris. Legends, the pyramids of Giza and Abu Sir.

Ancient Egypt - Nefertiti, disastrous end or new beginning?

Nefertiti, disastrous end or new beginning?

25.12.20090807

At the end of the reign of Akhenaten, Nefertiti disappeared from historical records in Ancient Egypt. Soon after the disappearance of Nefertiti, archaeological evidence suggests that. . .

Ancient Egypt - Exaggerated the beauty of Nefertiti?

Exaggerated the beauty of Nefertiti?

15.12.200901002

The ancient egyptian queen Nefertiti maybe was not such a beauty, say scientists. The bust of the Egyptian queen, with two faces, was discovered in 1912.

Ancient Egypt - Discovered, the mummy of Queen Sesheshet

Discovered, the mummy of Queen Sesheshet

08.12.20090538

Sesheshet is of the few women pharaohs that ruled ancient Egypt. Archaeologists have discovered apart of the mummy which implies that it belongs to Queen Sesheshet, reported Dr. Zahi Hawass.

Ancient Egypt - Alexander the Great and ancient Egypt

Alexander the Great and ancient Egypt

29.11.200901838

Egyptian priests gave Alexander the title of Pharaoh. Alexander the Great took on epic journey to Oracle to seek evidence of his divinity. Egyptian priests gave him the title of Pharaoh.

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