Category Archives: Art

Pope Francis Visiting Egypt April 28-29, 2017

 I just came across this beautiful logo announcing Pope Francis’ upcoming visit to Egypt and want to share it with you. Official logo for Pope Francis’ visit to Egypt The official logo of Pope Francis’ Apostolic Journey to Egypt reads … Continue reading

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YANNI FULFILLING A DREAM

I have just listened to Yanni’s CD that was recorded while he was in concert in front of the Pyramids. It was a huge success, but among all the excitement and focus on the event, one touching human story emerged. … Continue reading

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PHOTO OF THE WEEK – BEAUTY IN THE AFTERLIFE

Admiring the slim silhouettes of the men and women depicted in the wall paintings in tombs and temples, I was surprised not to see any overweight or ugly people. The Egyptologist who was with us explained why, “These are not true representations … Continue reading

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MISTAKES CAN TELL THE STORY

Without the beautiful wall paintings in the Tombs of the Pharaohs and Nobles as well as  in many Temples we would not know as much about Ancient Egypt as we do. The images tell us about their life and death, who … Continue reading

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Posted in Art, Egypt, Islam, Luxor. Valley of the Kings, Temple of Karnak, Tomb Wall Paintings, Travel | Tagged , , , | 6 Comments

FINDING NEFERTITI’S TOMB WOULD BRING THE W0RLD BACK TO EGYPT

Yahoo News Digest <!– Egypt finds new clues that Queen Nefertiti may lie buried behind Tut’s tomb –> Science Egypt finds new clues that Queen Nefertiti may lie buried behind Tut’s tomb Scans of King Tut’s burial chamber have revealed … Continue reading

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IT’S A MATTER OF SIZE- ARE HUMANS REALY THAT SMALL?

WE KNEW THAT THE ANCIENT EGYPTIANS WERE ABLE TO BUILD TALL, TALL COLUMNS – but why – WERE THE TRYING TO MAKE US LOOK SMALL? Why otherwise can 7 people look so tiny? More from Egypt soon Brigitte

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PICTURE OF THE WEEK – SHAME ON US!

IS THIS THE ONLY WAY WE CAN HONOR THE ANCIENT EGYPTIANS  FOR SHARING THEIR CULTURE WITH US? More from Egypt soon Brigitte

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PHOTO OF THE WEEK – EVERLASTING BEAUTY

THIS BEAUTIFUL SMILE CAPTURED THOUSAND OF YEARS AGO IS STILL WELCOMING US IN THE TEMPLE OF KARNAK TODAY! More from Egypt soon Brigitte

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PHOTO OF THE WEEK – NO FACE NEEDED

The thousand of years since Pharaoh Ramses II was alive have robbed his statue in the Temple of Karnak of its face – but even without it, he has lost none of his might! Time has been kinder to his wife who is … Continue reading

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EGYPTIAN INVENTIONS WE STILL USE TODAY

13 Things that Egyptians Were the First to Create Written by Laura Logan Egypt has a glorious past, it’s people descended from a civilization that was once the most intellectually and technologically advanced in the world. Because we all sometimes … Continue reading

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