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Ancient Egypt

Resources on ancient Egypt, Egyptian pharaohs, hieroglyphs, pyramids, the Egyptian gods and goddesses, archaeology, art, egyptologists, sites for homeschoolers and children, and gossip.
  1. Ancient Egyptian Life (19)
  2. Archaeology (36)
  3. Art (10)
  4. Death (11)
  5. Egyptian Gods (10)
  6. Egyptian History (15)
  7. Hieroglyphic Writing (9)
  8. Maps (5)
  9. Mummies (14)
  10. Nile (3)
  11. Papyrus (21)
  12. Pharaohs (13)
  13. Pyramids (16)
  14. Rosetta Stone (4)
  15. Sphinx (3)
  16. Terms (6)
  17. Women (18)

Ancient Egypt
Learn the basics about ancient Egyptian history. This is the main hub for Egypt on this site.

Ancient Egypt Pictures
Words are one thing, as the hub page listed above will show, but for as colorful a place as Egypt, you need the visuals. The land of the Nile, sphinxes, hieroglyphs, pyramids, and famously cursed archaeologists exhuming mummies from painted and gilded sarcophagi, ancient Egypt fuels the imagination. Here are photographs and art works giving a...

Egyptian Gods and Goddesses
A look at some of the gods and goddesses of ancient Egypt whom you should know.

10 Plagues of Egypt - List of the Biblical 10 Plagues of Egypt
In Exodus, Pharaoh refused to let the Hebrew people leave Egypt, so the 10 plagues were a divine demonstration of power and displeasure.

How Tall was the Great Pyramid?
How tall was the great Pyramid at Giza?

What Is the Great Sphinx
What Is the Great Sphinx?

7 Wonders of the Ancient World - Overview of the 7 Wonders of the Ancient World
Wonders of the ancient world were mentioned first by the historian Herodotus and then by Callimachus, librarian at Alexandria. In about 140 B.C. the Greek writer Antipater of Sidon wrote a poem listing the seven wonders, which is Antipater's main claim to fame.

Ancient Egyptian Glossary
Glossary of terms connected with the history of ancient Egypt.

Whose Pyramid Was the Great Pyramid?
For Which Pharaoh Was the Great Pyramid Built?

Classical Abbreviations
Classical abbreviations from an online 1911 encyclopedia. The edition was scanned and not proofed, so there are errors.

Cleopatra's Needle
Called Cleopatra's Needle, an obelisk in New York City is thought to be considerably older than Cleopatra.

Dates for Major Events in Ancient History
Time line of major events in the ancient history of the world. Most dates and events on the ancient history timeline are of political importance.

Faiyum is an area of Egypt.

Library of Alexandria
Students came from all over the Mediterranean world to learn at the Library of Alexandria, which produced several of the ancient world's most renowned scholars.

Nomes were Egyptian districts administered by nomarchs.

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