Ancient Egypt

Luxor Temple Entrance

Egyptian Obelisks Around the World: Guardians of Ancient Wisdom

Egyptian obelisks, tall, slender, four-sided monoliths, have their origins rooted in ancient Egyptian culture. These monumental structures were erected as symbols of divine power and were often placed in pairs at the entrances of temples or to commemorate significant events, especially during the New Kingdom period (1550–1070 BCE). The iconic shape of obelisks is thought to represent rays of the sun, connecting them to the worship of sun gods like Ra.

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Memphis Statue of the pharaoh Ramses II

Ramses the Great: The Colossus of Ancient Egypt

Ramses II, often referred to as Ramses the Great, reigned over Egypt for an astonishing 66 years, from 1279 to 1213 BCE.
He is celebrated not only for his exceptional leadership and military prowess but also for his impressive architectural endeavors that have endured for millennia.

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Hatshepsut: the Female Pharaoh

The extraordinary life of Hatshepsut: the Female Pharaoh

Daughter, Sister, Wife of Pharaoh and Pharaoh Herself Hatshepsut was born as an Egyptian princess. Her father was the Pharaoh Thutmose I. Without a son to inherit the throne, Thutmose I decided to name one of Hatshepsut’s step-brothers as heir to the throne. Hatshepsut was married to her step-brother Thutmose

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