Ancient Egypt

The Cradle of The Nile...a brief look at Ancient Egypt and it's History.

Obelisk Ship

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/obelisk-ship 7th Sep 2021 - Obelisk Ships were a form of Vessel used by The Ancient Egyptians to transport Obelisk structures, via water to land destinations. Many of these woode …

Serekh

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/serekh 31st Jul 2021 - A ''Serekh'' was a form of Ancient Egyptian Heraldry, which was only used by Pharaohs or selected members of their Family. These were often carved int …

Vulture Crown

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/vulture-crown 31st Jul 2021 - The ''Vulture Crown'' was a style of headdress worn by Ancient Egyptian Royal Females (Wives and other relatives to a Pharaoh). They were normally wor …

Crook and Flail

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/crook-and-flail 31st Jul 2021 - In Ancient Egypt, The ''Crook and Flail'' was the ultimate symbol of the complete authority of a Pharaoh. These were devices which were perhaps the ea …

The ''Nine Bows''

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/the-nine-bows 31st Jul 2021 - The term ''Nine Bows'' in relation to ancient Egypt, is used to denote The Enemies of that Culture. Regardless if that exact number is relevant. In it …

Medjay

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/medjay 31st Jul 2021 - The uniqueness of The Medjay was original for Ancient Egypt. Possibly originating from The Sudanese Beja (a Nomadic, Mercenary Group) dating to the 10 …

Machimoi

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/machimoi 31st Jul 2021 - Dating to the 6th Century BC, The Machimoi were low ranking Egyptian Soldiers of The Infantry Class. They were akin to Melee Troops in the beginning. …

Great Royal Wife (Title)

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/great-royal-wife-title 31st Jul 2021 - The Ancient Egyptian Title of ''Great Royal Wife'' was common to The 12th Dynasty (''Middle Kingdom'', 1,991 BC). It was linked to the primary (princi …

Cartouche

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/cartouche 31st Jul 2021 - With prior to the 1950s, the term ''Cartouche'' was unknown (identified in Ancient Egyptian writing or Hieroglyphics as a ''Serekh''), the link in Mod …

Cloth, Hide and Metal Armor

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/cloth-hide-and-metal-armor 31st Jul 2021 - From Ancient Egypt's development from The Old to The New Kingdom (a period of several hundred years), they experimented with different type of militar …

Infantry Battle Axe

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/infantry-battle-axe 31st Jul 2021 - Seen as a viable “war weapon” in the late Old Kingdom Period (2686-2181 B.C.), The Battle Axe was constructed of a slender wooden handle ( …

Egyptian Cuff and Greave Armor

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/egyptian-cuff-and-greave-armor 31st Jul 2021 - These 2 components were used by many Egyptian Royal Units and Commanders. They were shaped copper or bronze in construction. Versions for the arm exte …