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War and battle in ancient Egypt

By |2018-11-12T13:50:53+00:00June 19th, 2017|Africa, Egypt, War|

Victims of civil war in ancient Egypt. They're bound with ropes and have their heads cut off and placed between their legs. (from the Narmer palette, about 3000 BC) Civil wars in ancient Egypt Because it is surrounded by deserts like the Land of Oz, Egypt is pretty hard to invade. So a [...]

Central Asian Music

By |2018-03-21T14:32:17+00:00May 31st, 2017|Art, Central Asia|

Chinese woman playing an erhu: early bowed instruments Plucking a hunting bow to make music Central Asia was the place where people invented the ancestors of violins and cellos. Siberian or Mongolian people made the first bowed instruments. Because lots of people all over the world used bows and arrows, the first stringed instruments were [...]