Category Archives: Metropolitan Museum NY

EGYPT’S OBELISKS – WHERE ARE THEY TODAY?

An OBELISK is a tall four-sided pillar ending in a pyramid-like shape on top.  They came in pairs and were placed in front of temples, one on each side of the entrance. When QUEEN HATSHEPSUT, Egypt’s first female pharaoh who reigned Egypt … Continue reading

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EGYPT’S WALL PAINTINGS – REAL OR FACSIMILES?

Is Egypt still  on your Bucket list? And you don’t know when you can go? The Metropolitan Museum in New York is a good alternative. Besides thousands and thousands of Egyptian artifacts, it has the totally reconstructed Temple of Dendur, the Tomb … Continue reading

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