When you ask how we define a ‘civilisation’, one of the common answers is the act of record keeping and therefore, writing. Indeed, writing developed across the world in different languages and styles, with the earliest examples reaching back 5,500 years ago. Items that display ancient inscriptions are some of the most sort after and can tell the best stories. Therefore, we want to … Read More History of Ancient Writing – Mesopotamia, Egypt and China
Category: Ancient Egypt
When you think of Ancient Egyptian Artefacts your first thought is likely to be Tutankhamun’s death mask or great Sarcophagus. However, some of the most common pieces are small amulets that were placed in burials or carried around in everyday life. In this article we run you through the study of these amulets and the different types to look out for. What are Amulets? … Read More Ancient Egyptian Amulets – A Complete Guide
Here at Pax Romana we sell history from across the globe. However, our speciality lies in classical antiquities. Having already touched on this period in our Collecting Roman Art Guide, we thought we’d turn to Egypt. There are many fantastic pieces of history that have come out of Ancient Egypt. It’s no wonder for centuries there has been a great interest in collecting Egyptian … Read More Collecting Egyptian Antiquities – A Complete Guide and What to Look Out for.