This site is designed to be simple and
let you access any part from any page you are browsing or reading.
At any level or section you are, you can simply move your mouse
to the navigation bar and follow the drop-down menus to reach any
other section you want.
But you must note that to access deep levels pages you skip relevant
information on previous levels. For example if you clicked from
the navigation bar on Egypt Guide > Destinations
> Upper Egypt
you are likely to skip the regional map at the Upper
To achieve comprehensiveness in the site, anywhere you browse you
may find links to other relevant section of the site. For example
if you browsed a monument like Karnak
Temple, you will find mentions of many Pharaohs who contributed
to its construction. Links are made to take you to the Egypt History
section which provides more historic information about those Pharaohs,
if present. However, links are not repeated at the very same page.
If there is more than one mention of one Pharaoh, you will find
only his firstly mentioned name linked. Such links are normal underlined
The third pylon is built by Amenhotep
There exist other type of links. Some links may be placed to present
explanation for an Egyptian terminology or expression that is part
of Egyptology, Egyptian and Arab culture or any similar non-familiar
word. After such words you will find an icon like this ""
which takes you directly to the Egypt History
> Glossary for further explanation
of the term. Example:
was built to provide medical care for people from delicate surgery
to the care for the insane.
The icon in the previous example will take you to Glossary page
for further explanation to the word "maristan" and its
Another type of links is provided by an icon like this ""
which takes you directly to Egypt History
> Pharaonic Gods &
Goddesses section. The icon is placed after names of ancient
Egyptian deities and takes you to another page with further explanation
of this deity and how it was represented by drawing, if exists.
The main attraction of Dendara is the temple
dedicated to Hathor,
goddess of love, music and dancing.
The icon in the previous example will take you to the Gods and
Goddesses section for further explanation of Goddess Hathor and
how she looks like.
We tried to be as concise as possible in dates whether BC or AD.
AD dates are likely to be more accurate than BC ones. As ancient
the history takes us, dates become uncertain, and for that reason
we adopted the "Baines and Malek chronology" which deals
with the ancient Egyptian history. This means you may find other
dates in other places or sites that are different because they follow