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.
Ancient Egypt had periods of political instability, in which different factions vied for control, not unlike the drama seen in Game of Thrones.
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.
Titan Quest is an entertaining and challenging action-roleplaying game that has you slaying monsters and completing quests as you travel from ancient Greece to ancient China.
An Egyptian portrait currently in the British Museum is noteworthy for its depiction of a prominent Adam’s apple.
In ancient Egypt, the sphinx was a mythical creature associated with kings, as well as divinities (in particular the sun god).
A view of the Giza Plateau, with the Sphinx in the foreground and the pyramid of Khafre in the background. There was a lot of smog, which is why many of the details appear washed out.