Herodotus on Cats in Egypt
in houses a cat has died by a natural death, all those who dwell...
Herodotus on the Egyptians
II:35. The Egyptians in agreement with their climate, which...
Historical Accuracy in the Film Agora
In 2009, film director Alejandro Amenabar brought the story of...
Land tenure, rural space, and the political economy of Ptolemaic Egypt (332 BC-30 BC)
In this paper I argue that statist (or “despotic&rdquo...
Love, Sex, and Marriage in Ancient Egypt
Although marriages in ancient Egypt were arranged for communal...
Magic in Ancient Egypt
In ancient Egypt, if a woman were having difficulty conceiving...
Mummification in Ancient Egypt
The practice of mummifying the dead began in ancient Egypt c. 3500...
Pets in Ancient Egypt
The ancient Egyptians kept animals as pets ranging from domesticated...
Pharaonic Egypt and the Ara Pacis in Augustan Rome
This paper explores processes of cultural appropriation, and...
Shabti Dolls: The Workforce in the Afterlife
The Egyptians believed the afterlife was a mirror-image of life...
Social Structure in Ancient Egypt
The society of ancient Egypt was strictly divided into a hierarchy...
Stories from the Westcar Papyrus
The Westcar Papyrus, dated to the Second Intermediate Period of...