My wife and I recently toured the tombs and temples of the pharaohs along the Upper Nile.
When writing about his rise, British tabloids never failed to mention the pharaohs' ancient dynasties.
He got no ticket to the afterlife with the other pharaohs, but he was still close enough to them to join their tomb.
They had slumbered in my drawer over the decades, like pharaohs snoozing in their tombs.
During the time of the pharaohs, such funerary vessels were used to store the organs of the deceased.
Behold me then, for some two or three hours, alone among the temples of the pharaohs.
It certainly was before the pharaohs and perhaps before the glacial epoch.
The monuments of the pharaohs also prove that the land was divided into independent districts, governed by hereditary princes.
Seven miles across the river the pharaohs chose the site of their tombs.
The hieratic style of the pharaohs substituted a greater amount of very tasteful symbolic ornamentation.
title of the kings of ancient Egypt, Old English Pharon, from Latin Pharaonem, from Greek Pharao, from Hebrew Par'oh, from Egyptian Pero', literally "great house."
The kings of ancient Egypt. The pharaohs headed strong governments. They are remembered for establishing extensive irrigation systems and for building as tombs the imposing pyramids, which still stand today.
Note: In the biblical account of the Exodus, a pharaoh refused to let the Israelites under Moses leave Egypt.
The title of the kings of ancient Egypt. In the story of Joseph and his brothers, a pharaoh puts Joseph in charge of his entire kingdom. In the Book of Exodus, a pharaoh repeatedly refuses the request of Moses to let the Israelites leave the country and does not give in until after the worst of the ten plagues of Egypt.