The temple of Hatshepsut near Luxor in Egypt.
Ancient History

The Secret Tombs of Ancient Egypt

January 25, 2021

A king from the 21st dynasty ordered the damaged mummies of his predecessors to be moved to a secret tomb. The mummies lay there undisturbed until the 1870s when the Rassul brothers found the secret tomb. […]

The 3D illustration of Amun and Horemheb.
Ancient History

The Final Pharaoh: Horemheb, the Army King

December 30, 2020

Horemheb was Tutankhamen’s deputy and was a military man. Probably, he became the king of Egypt with the help of his army. Later, he introduced changes in the Egyptian army. […]

Papyrus plate
Ancient History

Medical Papyrus: The Guide for Ancient Egyptian Physicians

December 29, 2020

There were two approaches to illnesses in ancient Egypt: one clinical, the more practical one that helped cure trauma injuries, the injuries about whom the causes were known. But in instances where the cause was unknown, like a fever or a colicky child, magic and spells always came to the rescue. […]

Hatshepsut with Thutmose III
History

The Healer Priests of Ancient Egyptian Temples

December 28, 2020

Th temples in ancient Egypt were only for the priests. These places were secret and special. So it was a big deal if you went to a temple and slept for the night. And, that was the only way to get cured for some. […]

Anubis embalms the deceased as Isis wathces.
Ancient History

The Three Gods of Medicine in Ancient Egypt

December 28, 2020

Sekhmet, Isis, and Toth were the three gods and goddesses of medicine of ancient Egypt. There are many myths and legends about their magical healing powers. This also explains why so many physicians of ancient Egypt were the priests of temples dedicated to these gods. […]

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