Category Archives: Ancient Stones

Photo of the Week – REALLY?

What do you think? Do those little red stones really keep up the granite blocks?           More from Egypt soon Brigitte Advertisements

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Egypt – New Discoveries

Archaeologists discover three ancient tombs in Egypt 15 August 2017 From the section Middle East Image caption A sarcophagus from one of the three tombs found at burial grounds south of Cairo Archaeologists have discovered three tombs that date back … Continue reading

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Egypt’s Artefacts Coming Home!

    Egypt restores 484 artefacts from abroad: Antiquities Minister Al-Masry Al-Youm Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi held on Saturday a meeting with Prime Minister Sherif Esmail and Antiquities Minister Khaled Anani to discuss recent Egyptian archaeological discoveries and artefacts … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week – Bigger than Life

Everything being equal – but was it the case in Ancient Egypt? No, the Ancient Egyptians saw themselves as bigger, taller, and stronger than ordinary mortals.                             … Continue reading

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PHOTO OF THE WEEK – THE SPHINX

How many sphinxes are there in Egypt? Whenever the Sphinx is mentioned the picture that comes up in most people’s mind is the image of the Great Sphinx of Giza. It is the most famous, it is the biggest, but there are … Continue reading

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Luxor Temple – People or Ants?

How small we humans look compared to images the Ancient Egyptians left of themselves.   More from Egypt soon Brigitte

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PHOTO OF THE WEEK – AVOIDING THE TOURISTS

If you don’t like crowds and want to avoid being one of a group pushing along through Luxor Temple, making it difficult to  see well, or anything at all, you have to go and visit soon. I know first hand what it feels like to be … Continue reading

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EGYPT’S LOST WORLDS – PART TWO

When a month ago I was telling you how excited I was to go and visit  the exhibition at the British Museum of Egypt’s sunken cities, I can now say that I was not disappointed, but blown away by what I saw. Over the last 20 … Continue reading

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SUNKEN CITIES – EGYPT’S LOST WORLD

Recently two lost cities of Ancient Egypt, which had vanished under the water of the Mediterranean were discovered and the British Museum in London is telling the story. I am on my way to London tomorrow and so looking forward to visit … Continue reading

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WAKING UP NEXT TO THE PYRAMIDS

Visiting Egypt will always be an unforgettable experience, but when you see the Great Pyramid of Giza  from your bed when you open you eyes it takes a few minute to become reality, to make you realize you are not  dreaming. Waking up next … Continue reading

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