Ancient mysteries lurk beneath the pyramids of Egypt. Learn about some of the terms associated with Egyptian history with these articles about ancient mysteries.


Valley of the Kings

Valley of the Kings, a low-lying area on the west bank of the Nile River, in Egypt.

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  • Egypt, Ancient
    Egypt, Ancient

    Egypt, Ancient. More than 3,000 years before the Christian Era, a highly developed civilization existed in Egypt. See more »

  • Valley of the Kings
    Valley of the Kings

    Valley of the Kings, a low-lying area on the west bank of the Nile River, in Egypt. See more »

  • Alexandrian School
    Alexandrian School

    Alexandrian School, a name given to various groups of persons engaged in artistic and intellectual activities in Alexandria, Egypt, during the Hellenistic and Roman eras. See more »

  • Book of the Dead
    Book of the Dead

    Book of the Dead, an ancient Egyptian religious work. It was a collection of magic spells, prayers, and hymns intended for use by the soul in its journey beyond the grave into the underworld. See more »

  • Pyramids

    Pyramids, massive structures with four triangular sides that meet at the top in a point. See more »

  • Thutmose

    Thutmose, or Thothmes, the name of four pharaohs (rulers) of Dynasty XVIII of ancient Egypt. See more »

  • Akhnaton

    Akhnaton, or Ikhnaton, a pharaoh of the 18th Dynasty of Egypt, reigning from about 1379 to 1362 B.C. See more »

  • Ammon

    Ammon, the Greek and Roman name for the ancient Egyptian god Amen, ä'měn. The name is also written Amon and Amun. See more »

  • Cleopatra

    Cleopatra (in full: Cleopatra VII Phil-opator), a queen of Egypt of the Ptolemaic dynasty. See more »

  • Cleopatra's Needles
    Cleopatra's Needles

    Cleopatra's Needles , two ancient Egyptian obelisks—tall, slender monuments—of rose-red granite. See more »

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