Thebes

All you need to know about the First Transitional Period of ancient Egypt

Thu, 04 Aug 2022 - 02:11 GMT

The First Transitional Period of ancient Egypt began when the centralized monarchy of the ancient kingdom weakened.

Meet Masaharti, army general & high priest of Amun in Thebes

Wed, 01 Jun 2022 - 11:42 GMT

His mummy was discovered by the French Egyptologist Maspero in 1881.

Thebes, ancient Egypt's most important city

Wed, 16 Feb 2022 - 11:58 GMT

The ancient city of Thebes was one of the most important and richest cities in ancient Egypt.

Luxor’s Valley of the Kings: The final resting place for the kings of the 18th, 19th and 20th Dynasties

Tue, 18 Jan 2022 - 12:23 GMT

The Valley of the Kings is divided into the eastern and western valleys.

Ancient Egypt’s Middle Kingdom: An era when the ancient Egyptian language & literature flourished

Tue, 04 Jan 2022 - 11:10 GMT

Ancient Egypt’s Middle Kingdom witnessed a period of great prosperity. The Middle Kingdom comprises the 11th,12th, and 13th Dynasties.

Expert reveals secrets of Luxor’s Rams Road, Opet Festival

Tue, 23 Nov 2021 - 03:41 GMT

The construction of this road began in the rule of King Amenhotep III of the 18th Dynasty.

Memory of the day: Egypt retrieves Queen Nefertari’s head statue in 2001

Wed, 28 Jul 2021 - 01:29 GMT

On this day, July 28, 2001, Egypt retrieved the head statue of Nefertari, the wife of Pharaoh Ramses II, and six stolen papyrus scrolls after they were smuggled to Britain during the nineties from a warehouse in Saqqara, south of Cairo.

How did the Hyksos infiltrate into Egypt?

Wed, 27 Jan 2021 - 04:18 GMT

The era of the second transition or the period of the reign of the Hyksos (15-17th Dynasties, from 1650-1550 BC) was an era of historical tribulations for ancient Egypt.

How did Ancient Egyptians deal with rapists?

Wed, 06 Jan 2021 - 02:32 GMT

According to the archaeological researcher Magdy Shaker, an Egyptian papyrus dating back to the year 1200 BC revealed an incident of harassment in the city of Thebes, the capital of ancient Egypt, which is currently located in the city of Luxor in Upper Egypt.

In Pics: Watch Egyptian antiquities on display in Bulaq’s Antikhana

Mon, 10 Aug 2020 - 02:44 GMT

The Egyptian Museum’s account on Twitter published a number of ancient Egyptian artifacts that had been on display for more than 160 years in the Antiquities Museum in Bulaq.

Queen Nefertari, the beauty of all beauties

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 - 02:44 GMT

Queen Nefertari is considered the main wife of the most famous pharaoh of Egypt, King Ramses II [1290-1224 BC], and the mother of six of his most important children.

International conference uncovering Tutankhamun’s secrets starts Saturday

Fri, 05 May 2017 - 02:10 GMT

The third international conference highlighting the secrets and treasures of King Tutankhamun’s tomb will start Saturday

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