Ancient Civilizations: Mesoptamia, Indus Valley and Egypt

Ancient Civilizations: Mesoptamia, Indus Valley and Egypt

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...
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...
Ancient Egyptian God Ra | Sun Deity

Ancient Egyptian God Ra | Sun Deity

Ra was the Egyptian god of the sun, he became this major figure about 4500 years ago in the Fifth Dynasty. He was one of the most, if not the most important god in the Egyptian world for centuries or millennias. Which is quite plausible considering that it is the Sun...
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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