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The Pyramid Texts

By |2020-04-06T12:27:04+03:00April 6th, 2020|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The Pyramid Texts are the oldest known corpus of ancient Egyptian religious texts dating to the Old Kingdom. Written in Old Egyptian, the pyramid texts were carved onto the subterranean walls and sarcophagi of pyramids at Saqqara from the end of the Fifth Dynasty, and [...]

Uraeus: A Symbol of Sovereignty and Royalty in Ancient Egypt

By |2019-10-12T12:42:56+03:00October 12th, 2019|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Uraeus is the stylized, upright form of an Egyptian cobra, used as a symbol of sovereignty, royalty, deity and divine authority in ancient Egypt.   The Uraeus is a symbol of the goddess Wadjet. She was one of the earliest Egyptian deities and was [...]

Horus: Egyptian God of the Sky

By |2019-09-19T02:52:08+03:00September 19th, 2019|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Horus is one of the most significant ancient Egyptian deities who served many functions, most notable god of kingship and the sky. He was worshipped from at least the late prehistoric Egypt until the Ptolemaic Kingdom and Roman Egypt. Different forms of Horus are recorded [...]

The Great Pyramid of Giza

By |2019-06-15T04:53:40+03:00June 15th, 2019|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , |

The Great Pyramid of Giza (also known as the Pyramid of Khufu or the Pyramid of Cheops) is the oldest and largest of the three pyramids in the Giza pyramid complex bordering present-day El Giza, Egypt. The Great Pyramid of Giza is the oldest of the [...]