Ra: The Ancient Egyptian Sun God

Ra: The Ancient Egyptian Sun God

Depictions: Falcon-head with a sun-disc, a beetle, a rams head Capital: Heliopolis Ra, pronounced Rah or Ray/Re, was the ancient Egyptian God of the Sun, he was also regarded as the king of the gods. Though there have been a couple deities associated with the sun in...
All About Ancient Civilizations of the Past

All About Ancient Civilizations of the Past

A civilization is defined as a complex society, characterized by urban development, social stratification imposed by a cultural elite, symbolic systems of communication (e.g. writing systems), and a perceived separation from and domination over the natural...
Alternative Views on Ancient Egyptian History

Alternative Views on Ancient Egyptian History

The true age of the Sphinx and the pyramids is a subject that has been widely discussed for a long time amongst historians, archaeologists and geologists. There is no concrete evidence which can tells us exactly how old these structures are. A lot has been lost in the...
The Predynastic Period of Ancient Egypt (5500 BCE – 3100 BCE)

The Predynastic Period of Ancient Egypt (5500 BCE – 3100 BCE)

All great things have humble beginnings. Whether its a first step that marks the start of a long adventurous journey or if its the first stone block that sets the foundation for a great pyramid. Ancient Egypt was a remarkably long-lasting civilization which underwent...
Book of the Dead: Ancient Egyptian Magical Spells & Funerary Text

Book of the Dead: Ancient Egyptian Magical Spells & Funerary Text

The information contained in the Egyptian Book of the Dead acted as guidebook for the recently deceased in the ancient Egyptian world. Life, death and the afterlife were all central themes of the Egyptian way of life. This was not only frequently reflected in various...
5 Most Fascinating Things About Ancient Egypt

5 Most Fascinating Things About Ancient Egypt

Ancient Egypt was a civilization located in North Africa concentrated along the Nile River. For almost 30 centuries from its unification around 3100 B.C to its conquest by Alexander the Great in 332 B.C ancient Egypt was the dominate civilization in the Mediterranean...

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