As visitors to Egypt have long already noticed, the Ancient Egyptians seem to be ageless. The pictures that line their tombs rarely show a line marring a youthful face, or a grey hair ...
Although honey was in use as a sweetener from earliest times in Ancient Egypt. portrayals of bee-keeping and collecting honey are rare. However, one of these scarce depictions can be seen in the Tomb of Pabasa in West Thebes (Luxor).
Alcohol in the workplace? In ancient Egypt? Incredible! …Or is it?
Our gaze falls on a nymph encased in a glass coffin, secluded from view in a grotto. This is the resting-place of Isadora ...
This fascinating “place of the dead” is necropolis and also a cradle of life and vitality.
El Minya is an El Dorado for archaeologists and archaeology fans, just a short distance from some of Egypt’s most stunning highlights
The Rock Tombs of Meir are among the hidden highlights of Central Egypt, with their naturalistic portrayals of daily life. But groups of international visitors rarely stray to this necropolis ...
Even after more than 3000 years, the frescos in the tombs of the high-ranking Egyptians still glow as colorfully as ever. However, in contrast to the paintings in the far better-known tombs of the Valley of the Kings, these depict not only scenes from the afterlife, but also – and, indeed, principally – daily life in this world.
Middle Egypt offers a fairytale setting straight out of the Arabian Nights, with spectacular temples and tombs from the era of the Pharaohs and stunning monasteries and churches from the earliest days of Christianity.
Aboard our elegant dahabiya ABUNDANCE, we leave the beaten track and crowds of tourists behind and strike out from Luxor to El Minya in Middle Egypt, following the footsteps of earlier explorers and adventurers.