Sediment cores confirm intense climate change in Nile Delta By Belinda McCallum Epoch Times Staff Analysis of deep sediments around the Nile River in Egypt has shown a massive drought 4200 years ago contributed to the end of ...
His name is thought to mean "creative power", and as a proper name "Creator". Very early in Egyptian history, Re was identified with Horus, who as a falcon-god represented the loftiness of the skies. He was represented as a hawk-headed man or as a hawk. A combination of the two, Ra-Hoor-Khuit, "Re, who is Horus of the Horizons" showed the two as manifestations of the singular Solar Force.
Re was the father of Shu and Tefnut, grandfather of Nut and Geb, great-grandfather of Osiris, Seth, Isis, Nephthys and great-great-grandfather of Horus.
Ancient Egyptian Transport. There were many means of transportation in ancient Egypt. There were boats, ships, tanks, sleds, donkeys, camels, carrying chairs etc. It is interesting to note that one of the most common means of transportation ...
Ancient Egyptian Daily Life. The Nile was their livelihood in a country otherwise sterile, it was their God, and it was also a source of livelihood. Needless to say this was a big part of their daily lives.
Difficult to see the relics of the ancient Egyptian civilization, the use of a wide range of jewelry. All levels of society, from the Pharaoh to the civilian, the living and the dead, and everyone wear jewelry, and even the animal is no ...
A team of archaeologists excavating a palace in the ancient city of Avaris, in Egypt, has made a gruesome discovery. The archaeologists have unearthed the skeletons of 16 human hands buried in four pits.
During construction work carried out by the Ministry of Endowments at the Al-Khamis market area, which is next to the archaeological site of Matariya in northern Cairo, workers stumbled upon a part of an ancient Egyptian stele.
Minister of State for Antiquities Mohamed Ibrahim explained that the newly-discovered stone artefact is the right section of a New Kingdom stele, on which is displayed a complete, illustrated list of various offerings to ancient Egyptian deities. A collection of geese, vegetables, fruits, bread, and cattle is depicted.
Lotus flowers are also shown, as well as religious worship poetry in hieroglyphic form.