Did the ancient Greeks name their ships? The answer to that is yes. And with rare exception, the ships were given female names.
The last king of Egypt’s New Kingdom managed to stave off threats from without before being brought down by a conspiracy from within.
Stories about people who run away usually focus on their adventures. But Lucian provides us with a view from the home front when a young person takes an unexpected trip.
A new exhibition about the Egyptian deities in the National Museum of Antiquities in Leiden is interesting, but workmanlike.
This article offers a closer look at a mummy portrait of a young woman in the collection of the Allard Pierson Museum.
An early Ptolemaic queen, Berenice II, ruled alongside her husband Ptolemy III when Hellenistic Egypt was at the height of its power.
The Allard Pierson and Royal Ontario Museums together possess a unique hoard of Hellenistic clay sealings from Edfu in Egypt.
In this episode, Josho Brouwers chats with PhD researchers Renata Schiavo and Arianna Sacco about ancient Egypt.
The Red Pyramid is one of the pyramids constructed by King Sneferu (ca. 2600 BC), located at Dashur. In ancient times, Dashur was the location of an ancient necropolis.
An in-depth look at the tomb of prince Paraherwenemef, a son of Ramesses III, in the Valley of the Queens.