From Age of Empires co-creator Brian Sullivan and Braveheart writer Randall Wallace comes an action role playing game set in ancient Greece, Egypt and Asia. The Titans have escaped their eternal prison, wreaking havoc upon the earth....Show More Summary
After turning back the clock and exploring ancient Egypt in Assassin's Creed Origins last year, it appears that Ubisoft will keep the series a millennium or two in the past with its next entry. ComicBook.com reports that Assassin's Creed...Show More Summary
heancientwayoflife: ~ Stele of the Royal Scribe Ipi. Place of origin: Ancient Egypt Date: Second half of the 14th century B.C. Period: New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty Medium: Limestone
Since 1350 BC, these ancient Egyptian statues have loomed over the Theban Necropolis. Though battered by more than 3,400 years of scorching desert sun and sporadic Nile floods, they’ve captivated the imaginations of curious travelers...Show More Summary
They were unearthed during a groundwater treatment project.
The burial site contains the mummy of a high priest of Thoth—the ancient Egyptian god of science, magic and writing— whose preserved organs are contained in jars.
Throughout the 19th century, the Italian explorer and amateur archaeologist Giovanni Belzoni traveled extensively amidst the temples, tombs, and pyramids of Egypt. His exploits, which famously included the removal of the bust of Ramesses II and its shipment to England, rank him among the most well known early explorers and adventurers to study ancient Egypt... Read more »
The exhibit is named after an ancient piece of art criticism.
This week, in praise of negative reviews, the tallest building ever to be demolished, the queer history of Ancient Egypt, hiding the history of the Midwest’s mysterious mound cities, and more. The post Required Reading appeared first on Hyperallergic.
Egypt's Antiquities Ministry announced on Saturday the discovery of an ancient necropolis near the Nile Valley city of Minya, south of Cairo, the latest discovery in an area known to house ancient catacombs from the Pharaonic Late Period and the Ptolemaic dynasty.
Experts from Egypt and Germany have found an ancient necropolis, containing more than 1,000 statues and eight tombs.
Egyptian archaeologists have discovered an ancient necropolis containing 40 stone sarcophagi, about 1,000 small statues and a necklace charm bearing the hieroglyphic inscription “happy new year”. Antiquities minister Khaled El-Enany said on Saturday the discovery near Tuna al-Gabal,...
Non-gamers might be surprised how much effort goes into accurate historical recreations of game environments in the Assassin's Creed series. Now, the latest game takes you on an interactive, educational virtual tour of Ancient EgyptShow More Summary
The Discovery Tour for Assassin's Creed Origins is available on consoles and PC through a free update. The mode allows you to explore Ancient Egypt as an interactive museum with 75 themed tours. It is also available as a standalone on Steam and Uplay for $19.99.
They may have used a tool similar to a sundial to find out the exact cardinal directions.
Scientists have long puzzled over how the ancient Egyptians built the Great Pyramid of Giza (aka the Pyramid of Khufu) with such "extreme precision," per Live Science. This Wonder of the World is lined up with the compass points "with an accuracy of better than four minutes of arc, or...
Being a game set in ancient Roman times, Titan Quest seems a natural fit for ancient Egypt. And given there's no official Egypt DLC for the Diablo clone, one modder thought he'd make his own. More »
One of the coolest things in Assassin's Creed Origins is the ability to fight against three of Ancient Egypt's immortal deities in spectacular boss battles. Now, for the low, low price of $499.99 (about £350), you can get an official figurine featuring all three. Show More Summary
As any cat lover can tell you, felines are divine. Ancient Egyptians took that notion even more seriously than pet owners of today, and a charming new exhibition at the Carlos Museum through November 11 offers a fascinating glimpse at the unusual status occupied by cats in the ancient world. It’s a small but superb...
Take a break from combat and learn more about Ancient Egypt.