Category Archives: Luxor

Photo Of The Week – With Or Without A Head

Even when you have lost your head others still admire and point to  you …… This is part of the Mortuary Temple of Ramesses III at Medinet Habu –  an important New Kingdom structure on the West Bank of Luxor … Continue reading

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New Discovery of 3,500 Year-Old-Tombe

Please click on the picture to read the article – very interesting and the photos are amazing More From Egypt Soon Brigitte

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Egypt – Celebrating Eid Al Fitr

Eid Al Fitr is an important religious holiday marking the end of Ramadan the Islamic holy month of fasting. Quiet by coincidence I was in Luxor at that time. I had learned how important this celebration is for Egyptians and was looking forward to it. … 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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The Snake Charmer

It was a hot afternoon in Luxor and we had just finished lunch. Our driver Ahmed came to pick us up, but we did not have a real destination for the rest of the afternoon. Suddenly Liz got an idea. … Continue reading

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Archaeologists Accidentally Discover 3,000-YEAR-OLD Royal Tomb in Egypt

ARCHAEOLOGISTS have uncovered a 3,000-year-old tomb believed to be of a royal Egyptian scribe in the vast necropolis at ancient Thebes. By SOFIA PETKAR PUBLISHED: 17:37, Fri, Feb 3, 2017 | UPDATED: 18:13, Fri, Feb 3, 2017   WASEDA UNIVERSITY … Continue reading

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Ancient Mymmy discovered near Luxor

Ancient Egyptian mummy discovered ‘in very good condition’ Spanish archaeologists find remains in tomb said to date from between 1075BC and 664BC near Luxor in southern Egypt Sarcophagus containing the mummy that has been found near Luxor. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images … 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 – TRUE SMILES ARE FOREVER

Despite the ravages of time during a few thousand years – they have not robbed this royal statue of her beauty, her youth or her smile – a smile really is forever! 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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