John Romer Ancient Lives

John Romer is a British Egyptologist, who has made many TV archaeology series, such as Romer’s Egypt, Ancient Lives, Testament, The Seven Wonders of the World and Byzantium.

John Romer Ancient Lives

How did ordinary Egyptians live in the time of the Pharaohs? John Romer explores the ruins of an ancient village near Thebes, where generations of craftsmen and artists built and decorated royal tombs. His expertise and reverence for the long dead people is expressed with a gentle humour, which is persuasive. You are adsorbed into the world of the ancient Egyptians and given intimate insights about their Lives.

Egyptian Hieroglyphs


More than 1000 glyphs including 400 Egyptian word examples and over 500 hieroglyphs from the Gardiner list. The history of Egyptian writing and mathematics, the use of the different types of symbols, how to write your name, how to recognize kings names and the story of the scribe.

All content can be printed including typewriter and calculator functions. There are also navagation and search text functions. You can quickly write names and short secret messages and then select print from the menu.