Was Queen Elizabeth I Really a Man?

Known as the Virgin Queen, Elizabeth I expanded the empire, fought off rebellions and invasions, encouraged literacy and the arts and was much loved by her people. Yet, she never did the one thing expected of all monarchs, her most profound duty: to marry and produce...

The Riddle of the Sphinx

How old is the sphinx of Giza? Conventional archaeology credits its sculpting to the pharaoh Khafre, builder of the second largest of the Giza pyramids. The generally accepted date of construction is 2,500BCE, but is that correct? Is it possible the sphinx could be...

Egypt’s Heretic Pharaoh

Question: What was the world’s first monotheistic nation? Answer: Ancient Egypt. It’s true. Outside of egyptologists and egyptohiles such as myself, few people know the name of Akhenaten. But everybody knows his family. His chief wife and queen was the legendary...