Land Of The Egyptians

The Fayum mummy portraits epitomize the meeting of Egyptian and Roman cultures. The reigns of each Taharqa and his successor, Tanutamun, had been filled with continual conflict with the Assyrians, against whom Egypt enjoyed numerous victories. Eventually, the Assyrians pushed the Kushites back into Nubia, occupied Memphis, and sacked the temples of Thebes. BC, Egypt had an empire extending from Niya in north west Syria to the Fourth Cataract of…Read More