The Ancient Scribe

Examining ancient culture's status in the modern era

Ancient Coins Found in Egypt Sheds New Light on Numismatics

| May 29, 2010

Egyptian history dates back to more than 5000 years. Within the duration of Egyptian rule, the emperors issued numerous coins. The designs of their coins reflect their modern and ancient heritage in unison. It was quite amazing when my friend Bob told me about one such supplier who collected 75 different categories of Egyptian coins. These groups of coins comprise of both the un-circulated and circulated coins. It must have taken the person years of effort to come up with this collection of Egyptian coins.

Celtic History: Looking Back At the Golden Era of Myth and Belief

| March 16, 2010

The Celtic culture draws its name from the ancient Greeks. The Celts were a cultural linguistic group in the broader sense of the term. In fact, they were never a nation with a government. They were more like a group of tribal nations. The Celts draw their roots from the people belonging to the Urnfield culture, who believed in burying their deceased in the flat grounds in vaults. Celtic culture spread from its origin from western European lands into modern Austria, Germany, Switzerland, and France between 1200 and 700 BC.