The museum has 7000 pieces from the 4000 years of the Egyptian empire
, from mummified remains, elaborate coffins and stone tablets to tiny ornaments and pieces of jewellery.
Having freed Israel from the Egyptian empire
, the Lord settled His people in the midst of the Assyrian, Babylonian, and other Near Eastern empires, whose masters intended to deprive of self-rule as many peoples-nations--as they could conquer.
In the year 1274 BC, three-and-a-quarter centuries ago, the Egyptian empire
located along the River Nile and the Hittite empire spread over present day Turkey went to a prolonged war over control of the Levant.
The Egyptian presence in the Balkan region dates back about 3,000 years ago, when Egyptians travelled to the Balkan Peninsula, during the prosperity and glory of the ancient Egyptian empire
, during the iron revolution, at the time of the 19th Dynasty of Egypt.
Supppiluliuma, who ruled in the early ninth century BCE, was named after a famed Bronze Age Hittite warrior and statesman who challenged the then-dominant Egyptian Empire
for control of the lands between the Mediterranean and the Euphrates River.
He led several military expeditions and expanded the Egyptian Empire
to stretch from Syria in the north to Nubia in the south.
The Egyptian Empire
defeated Nubia at the onset of the New Kingdom Period.
(He was) absolutely seen as a freedom fighter for the Hebrews, but a terrorist in terms of the Egyptian empire
The first six decades in power of Mohammad Ali's dynasty created an Egyptian empire
that stretched from the sources of the Nile in east Africa to the eastern parts of Turkey, including the entire eastern Mediterranean and two-thirds of what is today Saudi Arabia.
Probably built in the 43rd year of the reign of Thutmosis III, the temple was dedicated to Amun-Ra, the chief deity of the Egyptian empire
. Among other interesting artifacts, the excavations of the temple revealed some magnificent polychrome bas-reliefs, including two that are now on exhibit at the Luxor Museum.
That won't be happening, he promises, at the Empire however capacious the theatre might be (Ricky pauses to repeat the Morecambe and Wise gag about the Egyptian Empire
and whether it was as big as the Liverpool one).
The Egyptian empire
fell less than 150 years after Ramses II's death.