Narmer: Legendary First King of Egypt

Men through the eons have pondered how they might escape death. Perhaps none wrestled with the question as comprehensively as…

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How an Ancient Pharaoh Warped Reality: The Tale of Ramesses II & The Battle of Kadesh

Those who impose their wills on the world and are forever remembered by posterity think big. Thinking big is a…

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Akhenaten: History’s First Social Justice Warrior

Totalitarian fanaticism runs a long way back. We may believe that “social justice” warriors are a new phenomenon, but their…

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Thutmose III: Titan of the Sands

When you ask people to name an Egyptian pharaoh, almost anyone will be able to say Tutankhamun. A far fewer,…

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Temples, Tombs, and Hieroglyphs: Review

September 30th was a bit of a clusterfuck of a day. For complicated reasons I wound up going to the…

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