2021 Top Ten in Ancient Egypt News

2021 Top Ten in Ancient Egypt News

A Dead Civilization Lives Again – as Archaeologists Resurrect and Vivify The Past By Laura Ranieri-Roy Magnificent pageantry, celebrations, mummies, some with golden tongues – another with a fetus inside her. 2021 was a resplendent year for Egypt. If 2019 and 2020...
Celebrate Peret, the Season of Emergence

Celebrate Peret, the Season of Emergence

’tis the season to sow seeds for 2022 by Laura Ranieri Roy Warmest wishes this holiday season. A special heartfelt thank you for making 2021 very special for us at Ancient Egypt Alive. It has been so wonderful meeting many of you virtually during our learning...
Meet the Elon Musk of Pyramid Innovation

Meet the Elon Musk of Pyramid Innovation

by Laura Ranieri The ancient Egyptians may not have sent rockets into orbit like Musk, but they certainly pierced the sky with enduring wonders in stone. What name comes to mind when you think of the pyramids? Perhaps Khufu (Cheops) builder of the Great Pyramid? What...
Egyptian Sphinxes: Beyond the Avenue

Egyptian Sphinxes: Beyond the Avenue

Unveiling the mystery behind the mythical beast, triumphantly restored for the “Avenue of the Sphinxes” reopening: by Laura Ranieri Roy This week, the world’s spotlight shines on the grand re-opening of the processional way in Luxor – the great avenue and...
Searching for Nubian Gold

Searching for Nubian Gold

A pastiche of stories from our journey through Sudan, October 2021 by Laura Ranieri Roy We were honoured to be part of a small group of travel experts and journalists to travel through the unfathomed land of North Sudan in October 2021 – and met with wonders each step...
Ancient Egyptian Temples – an in-depth look

Ancient Egyptian Temples – an in-depth look

Special guest blog by Jeanne Whitehurst, English Egyptologist living in Aswan Temples were built for over 3,500 years in Ancient Egypt, the earliest, mostly, open courts sun temples to the sun god Re while the last one to be built was the cult Temple to Isis at Philae...
Egypt Travel August 2021: Twelve Tantalizing Insights

Egypt Travel August 2021: Twelve Tantalizing Insights

Tips, Discoveries, and Recommendations from our Recent Trip by Laura Ranieri Roy You can’t travel now… certainly not to Egypt??? There’s COVID out there! Pish tosh I say. With the right precautions, good health and a “let’s get on with life attitude” you certainly...
A Few Great Greeks in Egypt

A Few Great Greeks in Egypt

by Amtul Jabeen and Laura Ranieri ‘You Greeks are children infront of us’, said an Ancient Egyptian Priest to a Greek in 6th Century BC. His words prophesied the beginning of the great civilization of Greece, and the domination of Greeks in Egypt from...
The Five Greatest French Egyptologists of All Time

The Five Greatest French Egyptologists of All Time

Our Top Five List of Iconic Egyptian Archaeologists – from la Belle France by Laura Ranieri Today in Egypt, so many brilliant Egypt-born Egyptologists lead important excavations. It’s high time! Native Egyptians have finally climbed to the “top of the pyramid” on...
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