Ancient Egypt trade analysis

Trade has always been a vital aspect of any civilization. The Ancient Egyptians were wonderful traders. Ancient Egypt was a country rich in many natural resources but still was not self – sufficient and so they had to rely on trade for necessary goods and luxuries. The Natural resources and raw materials of Ancient Egypt … Read more

Ancient Egyptian Construction and Architecture

The ancient Egyptian construction and architecture (dates back to five thousand years Before Christ), is considered as one of the most important civilizations that was influential throughout the history. The Arabic Republic of Egypt is a country that includes many interesting ancient architectural temples, pyramids, tombs, buildings and monuments that are aligned along the Egyptian … Read more

The History and Purpose of Hieroglyphics

Writing was a crucial element of the ancient Egyptian civilization. Egyptian writing has a rich and diverse history, and it helped their society thrive for thousands of years. We can still use their hieroglyphics to learn about the ancient Egyptians today. The word “Hieroglyphics” stems from the Greek words “Hiero”, meaning holy, and “Glyph”, meaning … Read more

How King Tutankhamun died?

According to our text, The Humanities, “King Tutankhamun was just a teenager when he died. For an ancient Egyptian pharaoh, presumably well-fed and fiercely protected, this was a premature demise. It was also momentous, for his death meant the beginning of the end of ancient Egypt’s 18th dynasty”. (Sayre, 2015) What and how did this … Read more

Imhotep’s Biography

About 4600 years ago today we lost a true scholar, an Egyptian polymath, and a true vision seeker, Imhotep. Imhotep was a bold man who learned from his successors, and his name meant “He Who Comes in Peace” and that was truly who he was. He was the only Egyptian to be fully deified, becoming … Read more

Controversial facts about Cleopatra

Although Cleopatra was successful in life, you must know that you shouldn’t do things how she did. What things did she do? What She Looked Like Historians don’t know for sure how Cleopatra really looked like. She is often portrayed with fair skin, dark brown hair, and dark brown eyes. Sometimes she is showed with … Read more

The Bust of Queen Nefertiti and The Augustus of Prima Porta: What Do They Have In Common

Roman Essay “The Bust of Queen Nefertiti is dated 1340 BCE and was created by the court sculptor Thutmosis, it shows Nefertiti from the shoulders up wearing her Blue Crown(Elusiv.com).” It is made out of limestone and stucco, the height measuring up to 19 inches. Nefertiti is widely known for her beauty and versatility. “According … Read more

The Destiny of Queen Cleopatra VII

Queen Cleopatra VII Imagine if you were an empire’s queen or king. Would you be a good one, a bad one, a careless one? Imagine all the pressure, luxuries, happiness, and tragedy. Would you want to be a ruler? The Birth Of Cleopatra Cleopatra VII (7) was born around c.69 BC. Her full name Cleopatra … Read more

Egyptian Civilization

Egyptian civilization formed along the Nile river and the earliest traces of human life in that region are from the Paleolithic Age, (Old Stone Age), about 300,000 B. C. , at the very edges of the Nile Valley. Beyond, on both sides of the river the land was and still is desert. At that time … Read more

Burial Practices Of The Ancient Egypt

Ancient Egyptian and Greco-Roman practices of preparing the dead for the next cradle of humanity are very intriguing. These two cultures differ in a multitude of ways yet similarities can be noted in the domain of funerary services. In the realm of Egyptian afterlife, The Book of the Dead can provide one with vital information … Read more

Death and the Journey of the Egyptian Soul

No other country- not even China or India had such a long history as Ancient Egypt. For nearly, 3,000 years before the birth of Jesus, the Egyptians had already a high developed civilization. The Egyptians lived in an orderly government; they built great stone structures; most of important of all they established an acquired religion. … Read more

Early Egyptian Religious Beliefs and Akhenatens Reforms

During the New Kingdom of Egypt (from 1552 through 1069 B. C. ), there came a sweeping change in the religious structure of the ancient Egyptian civilization. “The Hymn to the Aten” was created by Amenhotep IV, who ruled from 1369 to 1353 B. C. , and began a move toward a monotheist culture instead … Read more

The giant pyramids, temples, and tombs of ancient Egypt

The giant pyramids, temples, and tombs of ancient Egypt tell an exciting story about a nation that rose to power more than 5,000 years ago. This mighty civilization crumbled before conquering armies after 2,500 years of triumph and glory. The dry air and drifting desert sands have preserved many records of ancient Egypt until modern … Read more

King Tut’s Tomb

What does the tomb of tutankhamen and its contents show about the Egyptian concern for the afterlife? Tutakhamen’s tomb, and the artifacts inside are an indication of the concern the Ancient Egyptians held for the after-life of their king. In 26th Nov. 1922, the English archaeologist Howard Carter opened the virtually intact tomb of a … Read more

The Other Side Essay

It is difficult to fully understand the role of women in ancient Egyptian society because the understandings of the society and government are still incomplete. There are also two other major problems, those being that there is very little source material on women, and the material that has been found was biased by the ideas … Read more

The Egyptian queen Cleopatra VII

Many countries have had important rulers who were well-known throughout the world. One country whose leaders particularly stand out is Egypt. The leaders of ancient Egypt were extremely essential in history. Cleopatra was a key example of these significant rulers of Egypt. The Egyptian queen Cleopatra VII was an extraordinary woman who used her knowledge … Read more

Cleopatra – intelligent, political, and ambitious woman

History is full of reputable individuals. The stories of their lives will forever live in our history books. Whether being remembered for their strength, courage, or honor, or even for their treachery, we remember those who came before us. If one character could stand out in Egyptian history, none other would be so worthy as … Read more

Ancient Egyptian Pyramid Building

The Egyptian pyramids have been the subject of many outlandish claims and construction theories for centuries. The Great Pyramid for example has been associated with pyramid power, curses, Atlantis, Mexican pyramids, Stonehenge, Nazca, the Bermuda Triangle, Biblical prophecy, Martian faces, advanced civilizations, space aliens, cavity resonators, and even levitation. It is not surprising that some … Read more

Rights of Egyptian Women

Throughout written history, women have experienced status subservient to the men they lived with. Generally, most cultures known to modern historians followed a standard pattern of males assigned the role of protector and provider while women were assigned roles of domestic servitude. Scholars speculate endlessly at the cause: biology, religion, social custom. Nevertheless, the women … Read more

Significant Woman: Cleopatra

I chose to write my Significant Woman paper on Egypts last pharaoh, Cleopatra. When I began my report, I knew very little about Cleopatra, except that she was the mistress of both Julius Caesar and Mark Antony of Rome. I wondered what impacts on history Cleopatra made on her own. I feel that Cleopatra was … Read more

Tomb Of Tutankhamun

The most famous Egyptian pharaoh today is, King Nebkheperuru Tutankhamun. Tutankhamun is also known as King Tut. The name Tutankhamun is derived from hieroglyphics which means Living Image of Amun. He was an Egyptian pharaoh of the 18th dynasty, he also was the son in law of Akhenaton. Tutankhamun was not a important King, he … Read more

The Nile River

Without the Nile, the great Egyptian back in the Ancient Times would have been nothing, except for an empire filled with sand. But the gods were with Egypt that time, and gave Egypt the only hope of surviving The Nile River. The Nile is the longest river on Earth. But now Egypt has started developing … Read more

Cleopatra, Queen of the Nile

When you think of Cleopatra you tend to think of Cleopatra, Queen of the Nile. Which isnt far from the truth. Cleopatra was queen of Egypt, which is located on the Nile River. In her lifetime she had every luxury imaginable, which she used to gain the popularity of the roman authority. She was very … Read more

Arab Republic of Egypt

Arab Republic of Egypt, or unofficially Egypt, is one of the most interesting countries in the world. Its historical background is incredible considering its terrain hardly varies at all. There seems to have always been an interest in Egypt because of its huge temples, called pyramids. Also it was known to be one of the … Read more

The Great Pyramid Of Giza Was Not Constructed As A Burial Chamber

The pyramids of Ancient Egypt are as fascinating and intriguing, as they are breathtaking. Egyptologists and historians have long debated the question of who built the pyramids, and for what reason. There are many different and often conflicting theories in regard to the construction of the Great Pyramid of Giza. When turning back the pages … Read more

Cleopatra, queen of Egypt

Cleopatra was queen of Egypt, last ruler of the dynasty founded by Ptolemy, a Macedonian general of Alexander the Great, who took Egypt as his share in dividing Alexanders empire. Her capital, Alexander, founded by Alexander the Great, was the center of Hellenistic Greek culture of the world at that time, as well as a … Read more

The Life of the Egyptian Bedouins

The Bedouin people of Egypt can easily be described as a people with no place to call a home. Studying the Bedouins show that they have a deep and unique culture. They do not get involved in politics, and they live a humble and modest life. The Bedouin Nomads of Egypt are predominantly Muslim. Therefore, … Read more

The Case of Paankhenamun

The most noticing aspect of Egyptian religion is its obsession with immortality and the belief of life after death. This sculpture can show you this on how mummification gave upbringing to complex arts in ancient Egypt. The sculpture is the Mummy Case of Paankhenamun. The artwork is currently viewed at The Art Institute of Chicago. … Read more

Cleopatra VII’s family

Cleopatra VII’s family had been ruling Egypt since 305 B. C. , when Ptolemy I declared himself King of Egypt sometime after Alexander the Great’s death. The Ptolemy family was of Macedonian decent, not of Egyptian. The capital city which they ruled from, Alexandria, had been established by Alexander and is a port city on … Read more

Egypt, A Mixture Of Well Educated And Uneducated People

The majority of people have various ways of viewing cultures. Because of close-mindedness and lack of cultural education, people have a difficult time interacting with different societies. I feel that people shouldn’t stereotype because this might lead to misjudgment. For example, I have personally experienced this type of stereotyping of my Egyptian culture. Although people … Read more

Ramses The Great

In the Egyptian pyramids of Giza, Ramses the Great ruled as the greatest pharaoh of all times. Ramses the Great, also known as Ramses II, or just Ramses, was born in 1304 B. C. , and was given the name the Justice of Ray is Powerful. He had the knowledge of the kingdom, and became … Read more

The Great Sphinx of Giza

A reaserch team has discovered evidence that the Great Sphinx of Giza, Egypt, may date from 5000 and 7000 BCE and possibly earlier. In response , archeoligist have thrown mud at geologist, historians caught in the middle, and the Sphinx , having revealed one secret, challenges us to unravel even greater The dicovery originated half … Read more

Ramses The Great

“Ramses the Great” In the Egyptian pyramids of Giza, Ramses the Great ruled as the greatest pharaoh of all times. Ramses the Great, also known as Ramses II, or just Ramses, was born in 1304 B. C. , and was given the name the Justice of Ray is Powerful. He had the knowledge of the … Read more

Cleopatra Vll

Cleopatra Vll was born in 69 BC, in Alexandria, Egypt. Despite what people say today, that she was glamorous and beautiful, she was far from it. She is shown on ancient coins with a long hooked nose and masculine features. Although she was not beautiful she was clearly a very seductive woman, and she used … Read more

Ramses the Great

In the Egyptian pyramids of Giza, Ramses the Great ruled as the greatest pharaoh of all times. Ramses the Great, also known as Ramses II, was born in 1304 B. C. , and was given the name the Justice of Ray is Powerful. He had the knowledge of the kingdom, and became the focus of … Read more