Tomba di Tutankhamon: a New and Unexpected Discovery

By |2019-04-19T02:30:37+00:00April 19th, 2019|Uncategorized|

The box containing the remains of the funerary equipment of Tutankhamun Perhaps the Tomb of Tutankhamun never stops revealing surprises (also see http://www.pilloledistoria.it/5481/storia-antica/quale-difetto-fisico-era-affetto-tutankhamon). Recently it was reported the discovery of a, or rather a re-discovery, that concerns. In one of the Luxor Museum basement, during the transfer jobs [...]

Tomb of Cleopatra and Mark Antony: we are at a Turn?

By |2019-01-18T00:06:48+00:00January 17th, 2019|Great Civilizations, News, Ancient history|

Mark Antony and Cleopatra. Maybe it was finally rediscovered the tomb of Cleopatra Cleopatra's tomb was eventually found? According to Zahi Hawass, famous archaeologist and Egyptologist, Yup. The queen of Egypt, according to the scholar's statements, He would be buried in Taposiris Magna (Abusir), not too far from Alexandria, next to her beloved Marco [...]

Ancient Egypt: Discovered a Great Building “Mysterious”

By |2019-04-16T04:05:13+00:00July 14th, 2018|Great Civilizations, News, Ancient history|

The remains of the large building and discovered at Tanis, Egypt The ancient land of Egypt continues to reveal priceless treasures. A few weeks ago near Tanis, the archaeological site of San El-Hagar, It was discovered a huge and mysterious building equipped with all interesting objects to be studied. No word yet on exactly which [...]

Egyptian embalming: They did it end the Bowels?

By |2018-10-13T22:47:14+00:00November 16th, 2017|Great Civilizations, Ancient history|

Vasi canopy. Within these vessels entrails that the Egyptians extracted from the bodies of the deceased were preserved during the laborious process of embalming The sophisticated embalming process implemented by the Egyptians, It allows us to observe today's people lived thousands of years ago as they were almost. To achieve these results [...]

Exceptional Discovery in Egypt: un'Altra Secret Room in the Pyramid of Cheops

By |2017-11-12T00:21:29+00:00November 12th, 2017|Great Civilizations, News, Ancient history|

Playing in 3D cavities of the mysterious recently discovered inside the pyramid of Cheops After millennia of their building, the pyramids of Egypt have not yet ceased to unravel their mysteries and who knows if it ever will. The latest discovery is the largest of the Giza pyramids, that of Cheops, which was [...]

Perfume and Religion in Ancient Egypt

By |2018-10-13T23:15:02+00:00October 23rd, 2017|Great Civilizations, Ancient history|

Porta alabaster ointment. In Egypt the scent had a sacred value What the Egyptians, already thousands of years ago, They did extensive use of perfumes, It is proved by the archaeological finds of Luxor, only that their use had a meaning somewhat different from what they assumed later. At the time, in fact,, the [...]

Egyptians: They dressed like the Ancient Inhabitants of the Nile?

By |2018-12-06T05:52:43+00:00October 4th, 2017|Great Civilizations, Ancient history|

Typical clothing of the Egyptians Most of the information on how to dress the Egyptians learn from the wall paintings of the tombs and archeology. In the Egyptians depicted scenes wearing very little actually: workers are naked or covered by up to a skimpy thong, the others, principals and supervisors work, [...]

Beer in Ancient Egypt

By |2017-09-27T01:21:35+00:00September 27th, 2017|Great Civilizations, Ancient history|

Beer in Ancient Egypt Although the richest fond of wine, Ancient Egypt was the national drink beer, which it was made with the same dough base of the bread (http://www.pilloledistoria.it/9871/storia-antica/pane-nellantico-egitto). Once ready, The beer was then stored in specific containers, in special pitchers in practice, which became the symbol hieroglyph [...]

Bread in Ancient Egypt

By |2018-10-13T23:43:48+00:00September 26th, 2017|Great Civilizations, Ancient history|

Bread in Ancient Egypt: In the process of manufacturing staple in ancient Egypt there was bread, which it was produced in many different forms as a result of a manufacturing process rather long and laborious. The main steps of said process are reproduced in different models and paintings that to date we can observe and that [...]

Papyrus, Cotton and bread crumbs: Still on Absorbents in Ancient Egypt

By |2018-10-14T21:24:50+00:00April 10th, 2017|Great Civilizations, Ancient history|

Papyrus depicting an Egyptian woman. The absorbent Egyptian realizzavano to the menstrual cycle in various ways The papyrus, ubiquitous in the culture and society in Ancient Egypt, also helped women "those days" acting as a rudimentary but indispensable absorbent (http://www.pilloledistoria.it/9206/storia-antica/gli-assorbenti-dellantico-egitto). The Egyptian, however, also used other types of buffer, both internal and external: [...]