Jacques Kinnear's elegant interactive book offers a
of Egyptian history, glossary,
intro to language
& hieroglyphic script, a comprehensive bibliography & links
to other internet resources on Egyptology.
Pages from the Minneapolis Institute of the
Arts on-line curriculum illustrate the myths of Osiris,
Utrecht based site coordinates on-line research
of the International
Association of Egyptologists. In
addition to a catalog
of almost 7000 hieroglyphs & a
thesaurus , the Centre
Aegypti (a searchable database of 58,000 names), a free cyber-tour of
II's temple at Abu Simbel & a
exhibit of Egyptian treasures).
Gateway to the latest
news & on-line articles on ancient Egypt's art,
science & writing.
Nigel Strudwick's pioneering meta-directory to
everything Egyptian on the web categorizes sites by type rather than subject.
Requires some excavation to find religion-related sources.
This chapter of Bill Hemminger's elegant
on-line anthology provides, texts, maps, chronology, essay & exam on
Egyptian culture from 3100-300 BCE. Readings from the Book
of the Dead.
Top-quality virtual collection of thousands of
well-documented images from 10 European museums. First 24 hours of
searches free; unlimited searches for "Friends of the Museum"
[project of the Centre
for Computer-aided Egyptological Research].
Jimmy Dunn's survey of the Egyptian pantheon
based on E. A. W. Budge's Gods of the Egyptians (1904) includes the
full text of the Book of the
Paul Halsall's well-organized collection of
links to academic quality e-resources on ancient Egypt (Fordham U).
Arthur McGee posts a plain text version of
Budge's translation of the key text of the cult of Osiris.
Geoffrey Graham presents an electronic
facsimile of a hieroglyphic text from the Hyksos period with legends about
wonders that occurred in the old kingdom under the builder of the greatest
pyramid. Site designed to encourage people to teach themselves to read glyphs.
On-line version of traveling exhibit from
Cairo's Egyptian Museum. Images of goddesses & pharaohs.
Kent Weeks' elegant
site features guided virtual tours of the
of the Kings, a
searchable image database & articles
excavations at KV5 (the tomb
of the sons of Ramses II).
Chicago's Oriental Institute posts Tom Van
Eynde's panoramic images of important sites, including: the
of Memnon, the temples at
the temple of
at Philae, & valleys of the
Manchester U (UK) presents b/w photo images
& a virtual reconstruction of the tomb at Thebes of a royal scribe of the
Nigel Strudwick's virtual guide to U of
Cambridge's excavation of the tomb of a royal official at Thebes (ca. 1420
BCE). Color photo images.
Mohammed Motlib conducts a virtual tour of
Ramses III's temple palace at Medinet Habu in which the pharaoh appears as the
rising sun. Tour requires Apple Quick-time (free download).