Ancient Egypt

Ancient Egypt

Ancient Egypt's distinctive and well preserved art, in the form of paintings, sculpture, hieroglyphs, pottery, jewellery and architecture, gives us a fascinating glimpse into the daily life, beliefs and customs of this ancient society.

Religion and the gods

Religion governed life at all levels of Egyptian society.


Hieroglyphs combine both art and language as a system of writing.


A timeline of political and cultural events in ancient Egypt.