Category: Africa

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The Canopus Way of Ancient Alexandria and the Birthday of Alexander the Great

The Canopus Way of Ancient Alexandria and the Birthday of Alexander the Great

In 332 BC after Alexander the Great defeated the Persian army of Darius III at Issus in Syria, he entered triumphantly with his army into Egypt. The t [...]
The Curse of Tutankhamen’s Tomb – Part 1

The Curse of Tutankhamen’s Tomb – Part 1

On 29th November, 1922, Egyptologists Howard Carter and Lord Carnarvon were confronted by the tomb of King Tutankhamen apparentely guarded by a stone [...]
The Curse of Tutankhamen’s Tomb: A Scientific Explanation? – Part 2

The Curse of Tutankhamen’s Tomb: A Scientific Explanation? – Part 2

In 1923, Egyptologists Howard Carter and Lord Carnarvon opened the tomb of King Tutankhamen for the first time. It was guarded by a stone inscribed wi [...]
The Relic of Bir Hooker Proof of a Race of Giants? – Part 1

The Relic of Bir Hooker Proof of a Race of Giants? – Part 1

In April 1988 the Swiss club owner Gregor Spörri traveled to Egypt armed with a number of books recommended by a friend to learn about the ancient Egy [...]
The Relic of Bir Hooker & The Giants of the Past – Part 2

The Relic of Bir Hooker & The Giants of the Past – Part 2

Part 1 of the relic of Bir Hooker outlined the true account of Swiss club owner Gregor Spörri and his encounter with an elderly farmer in Egypt, Nagi [...]
The Mythical Land of Punt – Will ‘God’s Land’ Ever Be Found?

The Mythical Land of Punt – Will ‘God’s Land’ Ever Be Found?

Ancient Egyptian records dating back thousands of years have spoken of the Land of Punt, a land of abundance which is believed to have prospered betwe [...]
Did Mycenaean Greeks serve in the Egyptian military of Ramesses?

Did Mycenaean Greeks serve in the Egyptian military of Ramesses?

In the year 2006, news outlets all across the globe began to report of an extraordinary archaeological find from a Mycenaean palace located on the isl [...]
The Life and Death of Ramesses II

The Life and Death of Ramesses II

Ramesses II is arguably one of the greatest pharaohs of ancient Egypt, and also one of its most well-known. Ramesses II, the third pharaoh of the 19 t [...]
The sacred and magical sistrum of ancient Egypt

The sacred and magical sistrum of ancient Egypt

The sistrum was one of the most sacred musical instruments in ancient Egypt and was believed to hold powerful magical properties. It was used in the w [...]
The Ancient Art of Magic, Curses and Supernatural Spells

The Ancient Art of Magic, Curses and Supernatural Spells

As long as humanity has had beliefs in deities, the supernatural, and the power of magic, the use of magic, spells, and curses have featured widely ac [...]
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