Pyramids, mummies, tombs, and other icons of aristocracy and the afterlife dominate our images of ancient Egypt. But love poems composed thousands of years ago may provide a more intimate glimpse of the lives of everyday ancient Egyptians. While historical accounts and biographies inscribed on the insides of tombs often give idealized accounts of ancient Egyptian life, poetry gives real insight into human nature and its imperfections, he said. A group of love poems have been found in an excavated workers' village on the outskirts of the Valley of Kings, where many pharaohs are entombed. The verses allow poetry lovers and Egyptophiles alike to tap into the emotional side of Egyptian daily life.
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This is the searchable dataset for all 80, artefacts preserved in the Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, with one photograph for each item. To start searching right away, click on 'Search' above. The Museum houses one of the largest archaeological collections in the world for Egypt and Sudan. Over three-quarters of the material comes from excavations directed or funded by Petrie, or from purchases he made for university teaching.
Egyptian astronomy begins in prehistoric times, in the Predynastic Period. In the 5th millennium BC E, the stone circles at Nabta Playa may have made use of astronomical alignments. The Egyptian pyramids were carefully aligned towards the pole star , and the temple of Amun-Re at Karnak was aligned on the rising of the midwinter Sun.