Valley of the Kings

Valley of the Kings- Beyond the semi-circle of rocks of Deir el Bahri lies the Valley of the Kings, or Biban el Moulouk, the Gate of the Kings. In this ravine, dominated by a cone-shaped mountain often called the “Crown of Thebes,” is the Necropolis of the great Egyptian sovereigns from the 18th to the 20th Dynasty. […]

Luxor, Egypt

Luxor, Egypt- Temples, Tombs and Museums Luxor, Egypt was the capital of the New Kingdom– Luxor, Egypt for centuries was the most important city in Egypt. Crossing the Nile one reaches the left bank of Luxor, Egypt where the richest and most famous necropolis in the World are situated. Deir El Bahari one of the most splendid temples in Luxor, […]

Luxor, Egypt: Introduction and History

The ancient city stood on both sides of the Nile, and few spots in Egypt are so ideally suited to such a purpose. The rang of hills to the east and west curve away from the river’s bank leaving broad plains on either side. Here marvelous monuments were raised in honour of Amon-Ra. Luxor, which […]

The Step Pyramid at Saqqara

Saqqara is an important archaeological site,region that follows Markaz El Badrachin,Giza. It was used for burial since the 1st Dynasty until the Greek and Roman period, the name of the God of the Dead in Memphis Sokar . Archaeologically, it was divided into three section, sectors, the middle sector (the pyramid of Teti’s sector), the western […]

The Egyptian Museum in Cairo: Rosetta Stone

The Rosetta stone is a dark grey- pinkish originally thought to be basalt in composition, Measure 133cM long, 75cM wide, with writing on it in two languages. Egyptian and Greek, Using three scripts, Hieroglyphic, Demotic Egyptian and Greek. Because Greek was well known, the stone was the key to deciphering the Hieroglyphics. The Rosetta stone […]

The Egyptian Museum in Cairo: Narmer Palette

The first Dynasty begins with the legendary Narmer (Menes). The Ancient Egyptians since the New kingdom recorded on their monuments the name Mena as their first King. King Narmer had his tomb at Abydos. To Narmer is attributed a slate palette of green schist, displayed at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo. On both sides of the Palette, the […]

The Egyptian Museum- King Tut Collection

A Brief history of the King Tutankhamun Collection King Tut Rooms ,one of the most exciting collection in the Egyptian museum (Museum of Cairo) and one that will certainly capture your heart, is the funerary assemblage of the Golden boy, king Tut became king in the late 18 Dynasty of Ancient Egypt. following the death […]

The Egyptian Museum

The Egyptian museum is the only Museum in Egypt that was built and intended to be a Museum, other museum were palaces and houses and reused as museum. The Egyptian Museum was a great idea invented by great Egyptologists to house a large number of Ancient Egyptian Monuments excavated from all over Egypt. The first […]

The Egyptian Pyramids at Giza

The Egyptian Pyramids at Giza, were constructed between 2589 and 2930 B-C by three of the rulers of the fourth dynasty of Ancient Egypt Cheops (Khufu) ,Chephren (Khafre) and Micernius (Menkaure), of whom very little is known, though their monuments have Survived virtually intact. Each of these structures is a Complex of building, rather than […]

Cairo, Egypt

Cairo, Egypt Introduction and History Cairo’s architectural monuments rank among humanity’s great achievements. Recognizing that their preservation is a matter of importance to the whole world, UNESCO has listed the Egyptian capital as one of the “Cities of human heritage” such recognition is well justified for few cities on earth display such a dense concentration […]