Dogs in Ancient Egypt: Cherished in Antiquity, Abused Today.

Dogs in Ancient Egypt: Cherished in Antiquity, Abused Today.

The truth about the plight of dogs in Egypt by Laura Ranieri The common people, elites and even the Pharaohs of ancient Egypt would likely be horrified at the plight of dogs in Egypt today. Once revered as gods (Anubis& Wepwawet) and cherished as dear pets, today...
Channeling the Magic of Ptah and Sekhmet at Karnak Temple

Channeling the Magic of Ptah and Sekhmet at Karnak Temple

The Ptah Temple at Karnak – where the spooky Sekhmet statue stands in her shrine. Laura stands beside headless granite statue of god Ptah at Ptah Temple, Karnak By Laura Ranieri Roy Hidden in a remote area of Karnak Temple, the Ptah Temple precinct holds magical...
The Giza Pyramid Plateau Reimagined

The Giza Pyramid Plateau Reimagined

     A new experience awaits travelers in 2022 and beyond  By Laura Ranieri                                                                            The Great Pyramid of Egypt of King Khufu and the pyramids of his son, grandson and queens on the Giza...
Queen Elizabeth & Ancient Egypt’s Greatest Pharaohs

Queen Elizabeth & Ancient Egypt’s Greatest Pharaohs

Elizabeth II and Ancient Egypt’s Kings: how they compare by Laura Ranieri Roy The death of 96-year-old Queen Elizabeth has plunged Great Britain and most of the world into a long period of mourning. This extraordinary Queen, with us throughout our lifetimes, has...
The Canadian and the Cow Shrine: An Egypt Discovery Story

The Canadian and the Cow Shrine: An Egypt Discovery Story

Charles Currelly and The Hathor Shine from Deir el Bahri  Picture of Charles Currelly, Rom Founder, Wikipedia The Hathor Cow Shine, on discovery  For more than a century, the Hathor shrine with its cow statue has been a unique masterpiece within Cairo’s Egyptian...
Immersive Tut in Toronto: A cinematic trip to the Afterlife

Immersive Tut in Toronto: A cinematic trip to the Afterlife

Immersive Tut in Toronto: A cinematic trip to the Afterlife No Tut, no golden mask  – but a fun, evocative ride to the Egyptian afterlife. By Virginia Martos Armenteros (& Laura Ranieri Roy)   On Tuesday, August 9, 2022, Ancient Egypt Alive attended the...
All about the Rosetta Stone

All about the Rosetta Stone

200-year celebration: Champollion, the basalt slab & how the hieroglyphic code was cracked. By Laura Ranieri Roy In September 1822, the eureka moment happened. An impoverished young French scholar, Jean Francois Champollion, made a giant leap forward to solve the...
Special Report: Beyond King Tut Immersive Experience Opens

Special Report: Beyond King Tut Immersive Experience Opens

Image: Immersive Room, courtesy of Beyond King Tut  How this new virtual reality, tech-driven show brings Tut’s treasures alive. By Eric Vasallo (for Ancient Egypt Alive) On July 6, 2022, we had our roving reporter, Eric Vasallo attend the world premiere of Beyond...
A Visit to the Egyptian Museum in Barcelona

A Visit to the Egyptian Museum in Barcelona

By Virginia Martos Armenteros Have you ever visited the great city of Barcelona in Spain? Whether yes or no, you’ve surely heard of its great monuments like the Sagrada Familia and its famous soccer team, FC Barcelona. Maybe you’ve tasted its delicious food,...
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...
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