The mention of Egyptian civilization conjures up imagery of an era where the progress of science was astonishing yet the ancient beliefs and rituals ruled the roost! The civilization which is deemed as one of the most advanced and enigmatic ones to have existed on this planet still remains shrouded in mystery, at least partly.
Ancient Egyptian Civilization
One of ancient Egypt’s most controversial pharaohs, Akhenaten was also known as Amenhotep IV. Ancient Egypt was ruled by this heretic pharaoh for 17 long years and he belonged to the 18th Dynasty. The pharaoh was known by many interesting names like the Rebel Pharaoh, The Heretic Pharaoh and the Great Heretic. Akhenaten believed in
The pyramids of Egypt are indeed a wonder of the world. The kind of technique and technology involved in the making of these pyramids baffles the architects of today. The kind of precision which went into the making of pyramids thousands of years ago definitely cannot be replicated even in the modern world. Pyramids were
Most of us identify the Egyptian pyramids as massive, impressive structures, built centuries ago in the midst of nowhere. They served as the main burial sites of pharaohs, the ancient Egyptian kings. The most recent pyramid was discovered as late as November 2008, when Zahi Hawass, secretary general of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, informed
For centuries, the mystery surrounding Egyptian hieroglyphs had intrigued archaeologists and armchair historians alike. Many believed each hieroglyph to represent some idea relevant to the symbol it represented. Yet others believed that hieroglyphs followed no pattern and won’t be ever deciphered. But all that changed when the Rosetta Stone was discovered in 1799. Scientists decoded
Here are the 13 most fascinating facts about ancient Egyptian food that our dear readers must know about. Food habits of ancient Egyptians were not much different than us, and one will be surprised to know that these people had feasts and festivals of which food formed an integral part. Since Egypt was a fertile
There are many untold truths and myths associated with the ancient Egyptian gods and goddesses, and its time that you discovered some of these to satisfy your curiosity. Ancient Egyptians believed in supernatural powers much like they believed in the power of truth, morality and justice. The Egyptian mythology speaks of many power gods, each