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Ancient Egyptian Culture, Mummies, Statues, Burial Practices and Artefacts index


Egyptian early history
The early beginnings of Ancient Egyptian culture to just before the First Dynasty.


Last updated Friday 01 October 2021


Egyptian classic history
Ancient Egyptian culture from the unification of Egypt under King Narmer at the beginning of the first Dynasty, to the end of the 10th Dynasty, at a time of administrative chaos.


Last updated Saturday 23 October 2021


Egyptian classic history
Ancient Egyptian culture from the 11th Dynasty, with strong leaders who worked to reunify Egypt, to the end of the 17th Dynasty.


Last updated Thursday 07 October 2021


Egyptian classic history
Ancient Egyptian culture during the 18th Dynasty, when Egypt reached the peak of its power. Famous Pharaohs of this period included Akhenaten and Tutankhamun.


Last updated Saturday 23 October 2021


Egyptian classic history
Ancient Egyptian culture from the 19th Dynasty, to the end of the 20th Dynasty, the New Kingdom, in 1077 BC, during which Ramesses II (Ramesses the Great) consolidated control of large areas of Egypt and Nubia.


Last updated Friday 22 October 2021


Egyptian Ptolemaic history
Ancient Egyptian culture from the start of the 21st Dynasty with Smendes (Nesbanebdjed I) in 1077 BC to the conquest of Egypt by Alexander in 332 BC. During this period the power of Egypt was in steady decline.


Last updated Friday 22 October 2021


Egyptian Ptolemaic history
Nubia and the Kingdom of Kush covered an area larger in area than that of Egypt, and as old, stretching from the 1st cataract of the Nile to the junction of the Blue and White Nile at Khartoum. At one time, during the 25th Dynasty, all of Egypt and Nubia was ruled by the Nubians, who invaded Egypt and attempted to bring it back to its former glory, with all of its ancient Egyptian art and gods. This page traces the history of Nubia from its earliest known beginnings with a Palaeolithic handaxe found at Selima Oasis in Sudan, made around 100 000 BC, to the end of the Meroitic Culture in 350 AD, when Meroë was destroyed by the Ethiopian Kingdom of Aksum.


Last updated Tuesday 05 October 2021


Egyptian Ptolemaic history
Ancient Egyptian culture from the conquest of Egypt by Alexander in 332 BC, through the Ptolemaic period, to its decline as a Roman Province


Last updated Tuesday 19 October 2021


coptic textilesCoptic textiles, whose production began in the third and fourth centuries AD in Egypt, were hand woven with unbleached linen warps and dyed wool wefts and frequently featured woollen tapestry decoration. Men's garments were done in sedate colours with monochrome interlace motifs while women favoured floral and figural decorations.

Last updated Saturday 10 April 2021


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