Mummification

Mummification The Ancient Egyptians believed in the 2nd life, they believed that death is a middle stage between the first life which was considered short in compare with the second life which was considered eternal.   Mummification Philosophy :  They understood that the mummy will be re-untied again with the body to continue the journey […]

King Sneferu – The Founder of The 4th Dynasty

King Sneferu   King Sneferu is the founder of the 4th dynasty, Sneferu is the successor of king Huni the last king of the 3rd dynasty, but there is no evidences say that he was a son of Huni, most likely he was his son in low, Sneferu married princess Hetepheres I. When the funeral […]

King Khufu – Second King of The 4th Dynasty

King Khufu

King Khufu King Khufu is the second king of the 4th dynasty, He is the son of king Sneferu, he is the successor of king Sneferu. The Greeks called him Cheops, he ruled Egypt around 2589 BC, he ruled Egypt for almost 23 years, according to the Egyptian Priest Manetho. The Great Pyramid at Giza […]

King Menkaure – The 5th Ruler Of The 4th Dynasty

King Menkaure   Menkaure is the 5th ruler of the 4th dynasty after his father Khafra, his name in the Greek language is Mykerinos. The 3rd major pyramid at Giza Plateau is attributed to king Menkaure, it is the smallest pyramid of the three pyramids but it very fine construction and quality, the pyramid was […]

King Khafra

King Khafra   Khafra or Khafre is the 4th king of the 4th dynasty, Old Kingdom, most of the people think that Khafra is the successor of king Khufu, but this is not right, Djedefre is the successor of Khufu and Khafra is the successor of Djedefre. He is called Chephren in the Greek language. […]

The Great Pyramid

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The Great Pyramid The Great Pyramid is the main site in Giza Plateau, it is one of the 7 wonders of the Ancient world, and it is the only wonder still exist, the other 6 wonders disappeared one after the other. This building used to be the tallest and biggest building on earth for thousands […]

Giza Plateau

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Giza Plateau If you drive from Cairo towards the west and cross the Nile river and continue to the west, you will reach Giza Plateau. By crossing through the streets which leads to the area entrance you will see one of the very famous hotels in Egypt and the world, it is Mena House Hotel, […]

Isis Temple

Built to honour the goddess Isis, this was the last temple built in the classical Egyptian style. Construction began around 690 BC, and it was one of the last outposts where the goddess was worshipped. The cult of Isis continued here until at least AD 550. The boat leaves you near the Kiosk of Nectanebo, […]

Abydos Temple

  In a country that’s home to some of the most ancient structures on earth, the city of Abydos is a standout destination for lovers of history, hieroglyphs and architecture. That’s because this city is one of the nation’s most historic—and home to perhaps the most well-preserved temple in the country.  Travelers to this Middle […]

Abu Simbel Temple

Background Abu Simbel is a)     a small village 280km south of Aswan and 40km north of the Sudanese border; b)     a former Nubian village of the same name on the Nile in Southern Egypt which was inundated by Lake Nasser during the creation of the Aswan High Dam (which also involved […]