The New Kingdom or The Pharaonic Empire begins the the 18Th Dynasty and the expusion of the Hyksos. The Pharoes of this dynasty chased their enemies out side the natural borders of Egypt and Nubia and conquered for the first time Palestina, Syria, reaching the Eufratis and Tigris rivers in Iraq.
Like his father, Amenhotep I may not have been an adult yet at his accession to the throne, and there may have been a brief co-regency with Ahmose to ensure peaceful transition and continuity of the recently established dynasty. His mother, Ahmose-Nefertari, certainly appeared prominently in his rei
Paramessu acted as Horemheb's vizier as well as holding a number of military titles including that of Commander of the Fortress of Sile, an important stronghold on the land bridge connecting the Egyptian Delta with Syria-Palestine. The role assigned to Paramessu reveals Horemheb's preoccupation with
How the Twentieth Dynasty gained power remains unclear. The only indication of the political events at this date is attested by a stela erected on the island of Elephantine by its first ruler, Sethnakht. On the stela, Sethnakht relates how he expelled rebels who on their flight left behind the gold,
Two main changes mark the beginning of the First Dynasty: the spread of writing and the foundation of Memphis.The Egyptians, since the New Kingdom, had been recorded on their Monuments the name 'Menes' as their first king. This was known also in t
We have not details of the Second Dynasty kings. The first three of them are only considered as three names in the King-Lists. These 3 names were found in the King List at Abydos, and were found on one of the statues' back shoulder related to the Archaic Period, which is displayed no
The Papyrus of Ipu-wer described the conditions of Egypt accurately at the end of the Sixth Dynasty. The central authority disintegrated and large numbers of Bedouins from the east attacked the country, started to plunder people and spread fear. This all eventually led to an upheaval that left every
Since the very begining of the Egyptian pharonic civilization we see that the egyptian people, kings , nobles or common people were worried of registeringevery thing about their lives. Not only they registered their beliefs, their worries and ther prays, but also their celebrations, fun, and even er
It did not begin suddenly at the end of the Twelfth Dynasty, and it was simply a convenient label for a chronological gap, since only the dates of its beginning and end are definitely known: it began with the death of Queen Sobekneferu, and lasted until Ahmose rose to power. Between these two dates
Rmases III of the XX Dynasty was probably the last great pharoe who tried to mainatain the esence and the pilars of the Egyptian Pharaonic world. But the World outside Egyptian had changed; new and young covilizations had emerged. Kinhs, hungry for victory, revenge or expanding their rules conquere
Most of the Egyptian myths are motivated by the ancient Egyptian desire to know the origin of the universe. These myths were depicting the Ancient Egyptian culture and usually contain elements such as the Lotus Flower, the mysteries of nature, the daily renewal, and the revival of the soul-and polit
The term “magic” as used here simply denotes the use of Supernatural means to produce desired effects. The power by which this was done was called “heka” by the Egyptians. Heka was a creative power , possessed by all the gods, and to which the dead also had access. Magic pervaded life in anc
An obelisk is a four sided single piece of stone standing upright, gradually tapering as it rises and ending in a small pyramid called a “pyramidion.” Obelisks always attracted attention by their polish, their decoration , and above all their lofty height. Whether they are still standing in thei
An amulet is an object that is either worn (usually as jewelry), carried (perhaps as a weapon), or put at a certain place with a ritual significance (such as a specific place within a home, or near a crop field). It was believed that it has magico-religious powers. Examples of such powers would incl
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