Chronological Luxor

Chronological Luxor It occurred to me that some visitors to Luxor would like to view things from a particular period or king so I divided up every site in Luxor chronologically. Not everything is open but most are. If you want more details of a site try my Hidden Luxor e-book and videos.  Pre Dynastic o Naqqada 1st intermediate period …

Hieroglphics for beginers and more advanced students

I am always on the look out for useful websites for my guests and came across this one which is brilliant for serious students of hieroglyphics. http://pyramidtextsonline.com/tools.html For those of you just starting this is the book recommended on the Manchester University course that I did. I think it explains it really well and uses a local tomb Ankhtifi at …

Female Pharaohs

Everyone has heard of Ancient Egyptian Queen Hatshepsut and she is often, erroneously, referred to as Ancient Egypt’s only female pharaoh. However there a lots of other ladies who can claim to have ruled Egypt. Some of these are shadowy figures and little is known about them but others have more concrete evidence. Meryt Neith 3000BC Around 3000BC there are …

The Ankh

Ankh The actual picture is of a sandal strap but it is used as a the symbol for life as well as the sound ANKH