Long Before Pride: Hidden Love and Sex in Ancient Egypt

Long Before Pride: Hidden Love and Sex in Ancient Egypt

Limestone ostracon in Turin museum from Deir el Medina (19-20th dynasty) Wikimedia commons. Although Ancient Egyptians loved a good parade, with risqué dancers in skimpy outfits doing fabulous back flips… being heterosexual was the cultural norm. It wasn’t like Greece...
Celebrating fatherhood in Ancient Egypt

Celebrating fatherhood in Ancient Egypt

Pharaoh and Son – or daughter? An everlasting bond. By Virginia Martos Armenteros Happy Father’s Day to all! Surely most fathers will be spending today relaxing with their families: having brunch with those near and dear, or reading special postcards,...
The Allure of Egypt’s Pyramids in Post Pandemic Times

The Allure of Egypt’s Pyramids in Post Pandemic Times

How Egypt’s enduring antiquities give us hope, insight, and inspiration. Ahhh…The pyramids of Egypt. Their magnificence, antiquity, and unfathomable human accomplishment inspire awe and amazement. Can you imagine how divine they would have appeared when still covered...
Bread in Ancient Egypt.

Bread in Ancient Egypt.

How it was made, how it tasted, archaeological findings, and other fun facts. By Virginia Martos Armenteros. Bread. Who hasn´t tried to make it during the pandemic to kill the hours? Few smells in this life are sweeter freshly baked bread right out of the oven. Fluffy...
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