The Tomb Of Ankhmahor At Saqqara
Geoffrey Lenox-Smith describes a visit to the ‘Doctor’s Tomb’ at Saqqara.
The Tale Of Truth And Falsehood
In the fifth in a series of articles exploring myths and tales from ancient Egypt, Dr Joyce Tyldesley introduces us to two brothers with very different characters.
Oriental Odes: Egypt and the English Romantics
David Lewiston Sharpe waxes lyrical about the appeal of Egypt to early nineteenth century poets.
Grasshoppers Of Saqqara
Magda van Ryneveld investigates the depictions of a common insect on the walls of Old Kingdom tombs.
The Ptolemies: Raphia And Civil War
In the third of her series tracing the history of the House of Ptolemy, Sarah Griffiths reaches a turning point in the dynasty’s fortunes, as the native Egyptians reassert their rights and Rome begins to cast a long shadow over Egypt’s independence.
The Monumental Vaults in Pyramids: A Major Technical Challenge
Franck Monnier investigates the problem of building the interior chambers in pyramids.
Ancient Egypt: Where Modern MAGIC Was Born
We have dozens of cultural references regarding magic in ancient Egypt. Those related to the art of the modern conjurer make it clear that this skill originated in the Land of the Pharaohs 4,500 years ago. Nacho Ares presents the evidence from texts, images and a solid tradition.
Ancient And Modern Naming Conventions Compared
Hilary Wilson shows how the many and varied ways different societies name their children can help us understand ancient Egyptian names.
The Doomed Prince
In the fourth in a series of articles exploring myths and tales from ancient Egypt, Dr Joyce Tyldesley introduces us to the New Kingdom story of the prince whose fate was foretold at his birth.
Garlickly Breath To Predict A Good Delivery
Amandine Marshall discovers an unusal ancient Egyptian medical test which was adopted by the Greek physician Hippocrates.
Highlights of Manchester Museum, No. 4: HIPPO BOWL
Dr. Campbell Price takes a closer look at one of the Manchester Museum’s most popular objects.
Per MESUT: For Young Readers
In this 100th edition of ANCIENT EGYPT Magazine I thought I would look at which numbers and anniversaries were significant to the ancient Egyptians.
Highlights Of Manchester Museum, No. 3: A Gilded Mummy Mask From The Early New Kingdom
Dr. Campbell Price investigates a striking New Kingdom mummy mask in the third in his series featuring key items from the collection of the Manchester Museum.
The Destruction Of Mankind
In the second in a series of articles exploring myths and tales from ancient Egypt, Dr Joyce Tyldesley visits Egypt at a time when the land was ruled by the god-king Ra, and the people rebelled.
Nekhbet - The Protector
The ancient Egyptian goddess Nekhbet was usually depicted as a vulture, but sometimes in human form, says Magda van Ryneveld.
Sharon Hague takes a tour of the historic sites that the modern city has to offer.
After Alexander: The Rise Of The House Of Ptolemy
In the first of a new series covering the rise and fall of Egypt’s last Pharaonic Dynasty, Sarah Griffiths explores the beginnings of Ptolemaic Egypt, one of the most remarkable and complex periods in Egyptian history.