iPhone App: The Royal Game of Ur

The Royal game of Ur is an ancient Babylonian game that is about as old as the Great Pyramid itself, literally. It is very similar to the ancient Egyptian game Aseb, and may have been imported to Egypt from Mesopotamia by the Hyksos. This game...

iPhone App: Pocket History Ancient Egypt

Instead of a game today I bring you a free handy pocket reference iPhone app. It has a nice clean interface, and is easy to use.┬áThe main menu items are as follows: History Egyptian Gods Pharaoh’s Treasure Culture Government Tech All content is taken from...

iPhone App: Mummys Treasure

I’d like to start out by saying that this is not a very educational app from an Egyptological or historical perspective. It is, however, very thought provoking and heaps of fun. I couldn’t stop playing it. The idea is to collect all the gold treasure...

iPhone App: Senet

Have you ever played backgammon? Well the ancient Egyptian game senet is much like backgammon. The word ‘senet’ in the ancient Egyptian language means passing and is an apt description of the game which involves moving the pieces around the board in am ‘S’ shaped...

iPhone App: Britannica Kids: Ancient Egypt

Here is an iPhone App that will be very helpful with those school assignments. There is a lot in this little app with puzzles and games with Twitter and Facebook built in. Ancient Egypt is the perfect app for exploring the secrets of hieroglyphics, mummification,...