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Articles about the most famous and important pharaohs and queens of ancient Egypt as well as about the structures and practices of the region like pyramids, mummification etc.

Horus Facts Featured

Horus | 10 Interesting Facts About The Egyptian God

  Horus, also known as Her, Heru or Hor, was one of the most important deities of the ancient Egyptian civilization. Alternatively, he is also known as Neferhor and Harsiesis. Horus was worshiped as a...
Isis Facts Featured

Isis | 10 Interesting Facts About The Egyptian Goddess

  Isis was an ancient Egyptian goddess who was one of the most worshiped deities in Egyptian culture. The origin of Isis can be traced back to the Osiris Myth, which tells the story of...
Osiris Facts Featured

Osiris | 10 Interesting Facts About The Egyptian God

  Osiris was an ancient Egyptian god who was one of the most worshiped deities in Egyptian culture. His cult grew as the dynastic age progressed till he became one of the most important deities...
Anubis Facts Featured

10 Interesting Facts About The Ancient Egyptian God Anubis

  Anubis is an Ancient Egyptian God who is most closely associated with death, the afterlife and the mummification process. In ancient Egyptian religion, he is mostly depicted as a canine or a man with...
Ra Facts Featured

10 Interesting Facts About The Ancient Egyptian God Ra

  Ra, or Re, was the deity of the sun in ancient Egypt. To the ancient Egyptians, the sun represented light, warmth and growth; and this made Ra one of the most important Egyptian deities...
Mummification Facts Featured

10 Interesting Facts On The Mummification Process

  Mummification is the process by which a dead human or animal may be preserved for a long duration by preventing its decomposition. It can occur naturally or it can be done intentionally. The mummification...
Ancient Egypt Religion Facts Featured

10 Interesting Facts About Religion In Ancient Egypt

  Religion was deeply rooted in the life of ancient Egyptians. It may be fair to say that most aspects of their lives were guided by religion. The Egyptians practiced polytheism with close to 2000...
Pharaoh Facts Featured

10 Interesting Facts About The Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt

  Pharaoh is the title used today to refer to the kings of ancient Egypt. The term was not used in Egypt for the king for more than one and a half millennia from the...
Egyptian Pyramids Facts Featured

10 Interesting Facts About Ancient Egyptian Pyramids

  Although pyramids have been built by civilizations in many parts of the world including China and Mesoamerica, the pyramids built in Egypt are the most famous. The first Egyptian pyramid was the Pyramid of...
Tutankhamun Facts Featured

Tutankhamun | 10 Facts On The Famous King Tut of Egypt

  Tutankhamun was a pharaoh of ancient Egypt who reigned over its kingdom for a period of around 10 years in fourteenth century BC. He most prominently restored Amun as the supreme God of Egypt...

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