Category Archives: Pharaohs

Photo of Week – The Key of Life

  …….called ANKH by the Egyptians.   It is one of the most recognized symbols from Ancient Egypt dating c.3150 – 2613 BC -the Early Dynastic Period, symbolizing both mortal existence and the afterlife.             … Continue reading

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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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A PHARAOH HIDING IN PLAIN SIGHT

The mummy of Ramses I   has been a guest in Canada and the United States for more than 140 years. But during his stay he was not awarded due respect, because there was nobody around who was interested to know the identity of the brittle corpse … Continue reading

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PHARAOHS – MUMMIFIED FOR THE AFTERLIFE.

It is well known and well documented that the Ancient Egyptians mummified their pharaohs in preparation for the afterlife. The process, including 40 days of soaking the body in natron, could take up to 70 days before it was ready to be wrapped … 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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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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DOWNTON ABBEY’S CONNECTION TO EGYPT

  AFTER WATCHING THE LAST EPISODE OF DOWNTON ABBEY I WOULD LIKE TO REPOST A BLOG WHICH I WROTE AFTER EPISODE FOUR – JUST TO REMIND US WHY DOWNTON ABBEY WILL FOR EVER BE CONNECTED TO EGYPT Like millions of infatuated … Continue reading

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FROM EGYPT WITH LOVE –

          MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A HAPPPY NEW YEAR MAY ALL YOUR HOPES AND WISHES BE FULFILLED! More from Egypt in 2016     Brigitte      

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PHOTO OF THE WEEK – WHAT A SHAME

We are fortunate that the Ancient Egyptians left us such wonders to admire as these beautiful column bases in the back courtyard in the Temple at Medina Habu on the West Bank of the Nile near Luxor Is leaving our … Continue reading

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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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