Category Archives: Pharaohs

PYRAMIDS’S HIDDEN SECRETS?

Egypt detects ‘impressive’ anomaly in Giza pyramids Maram Mazen, Associated Press Updated 3:56 pm, Tuesday, November 10, 2015     CAIRO (AP) — Two weeks of new thermal scanning in Egypt’s Giza pyramids have identified anomalies in the 4,500 year-old burial … Continue reading

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YANNI’S CONCERT FOR THE PHARAOHS

THIS YEAR IT IS TWENTY TWO YEARS AGO SINCE YANNI PLAYED HIS FAMOUS CONCERT AT THE ACROPOLLIS IN ATHENS   — AND NOW HE IS PERFORMING AT THE PYRAMIDS!!! —- SINCE FIRST HEARING HIS MUSIC I HAVE BEEN A GREAT FAN OF HIS AND I LOVE … Continue reading

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COULD QUEEN NEFERTITI MAKE THE TOURIST COME BACK?

Article from Egypt’s Independent news – Oct. 17, 2015 As tourists dwindle, Egypt looks for treasure Facing a steep drop in tourist numbers, Egypt is hoping to invest in the future with a big discovery from the past – the … Continue reading

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QUEEN HATSHEPSUT’S MAGIC

Pharaoh Hatshepsut ruled Egypt for more than 20 years. She was the longest reigning female in Egypt’s history, and considered one of Egypt’s most successful pharaohs. During her reign, unlike other rulers of the 18th dynasty, she was more interested in ensuring economic prosperity, … Continue reading

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PHOTO OF THE WEEK – KARNAK TEMPLE AT NIGHT

When visiting Egypt a must see always is the Temple of Karnak in Luxor. And I am sure that most of you who have visited Egypt did see this wonderful testimony of the Ancient World. But did you see it at night? – The Sound … Continue reading

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 EGYPT’S DAILY LIFE – CROSSING THE NILE

THE QUICKEST WAY TO GO FROM THE EAST BANK OF THE NILE IN LUXOR, WHERE THE FAMOUS TEMPLE OF KARNAK IS LOCATED – ATTRACTING THOUSANDS OF VISITORS EVERY YEAR – TO THE WEST BANK TO VISIT HE VALLEY OF THE KINGS … Continue reading

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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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IT’S A MATTER OF SIZE – RAMESSES II

EVERY TIME ONE THINKS THAT RAMESSES II CAN’T GET ANY BIGGER HE DOES. WHILE WALKING INTO THE EGYPTIAN WING IN THE BRITISH MUSEUM, MY ATTENTION WAS CAUGHT BY THIS BEAUTIFUL, VERY LARGE BUST, WHICH ONCE HAD BEEN PART OF A … Continue reading

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EGYPTIAN MUMMIES CAN SLEEP IN PEACE NOW

My visit to the British Museum last week was an eye-opening experience. Ancient Mummies have fascinated the world for a long time and  to learn who they were and how they lived it was necessary to unwrap them. Now with … Continue reading

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EGYPT HAD A FEMALE PHARAOH 3000 YEARS AGO AND THE US IS STILL WAITING FOR A FEMALE COMMANDER IN CHIEF!

Standing in front of the  Mummy wrapped in a beige linen cloth exposing only feet, arms, and the head, it was hard for me to think of this small, shrunken person as one of Egypt’s greatest pharaohs, Queen Hatshepsut. Her last resting place is in … Continue reading

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