The Queen of Egypt Tiaa, and her home in the Faiyum From 1450 to 1411 BCE, Tiaa was a noteworthy figure in the realm. Before she became Queen Mother to Thutmose IV, Tiaa lived at the Faiyum Oasis. Specifically, she spent her days in the harem palace, a mysterious institution about which little is known... [...]

The Ancient Egyptian Day of the Dead (The Religious Year, Part 10/11) In months 10 and 11, the Egyptians celebrated some essential festivals to honour the past and prepare for the future. With the harvest now underway, and the flood on the horizon, the Egyptians first celebrated the memory of their ancestors, and then made [...]