Heart-Scarab of King Sobekemsaf II
This amulet, in the form of a scarab beetle with a human face, was intended to ensure that the deceased passed safely through the judgment which would establish whether or not he was deserving eternal life. It is inscribed with an early version...
Egypt in the Early Hyksos Period
Egypt and its political situation during the Second Intermediate Period (c. 1782 - c.1570 BCE), in which the Hyksos held power in the North and the Nubians held power to the South.
An Introduction to the Ancient Egyptian Civilization
This Introduction to the Ancient Egyptian Civilization is a compact guide to the main time periods, events and pharaohs of Ancient Egypt. Narrated by DW Draffin, learn all about the beginnings of the Old Kingdom of Egypt with the first pharaoh...