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………..that is if you live anywhere near Los Angeles 2017-11-29 16:55:51 Las Vegas Review Artifacts from King Tut’s tomb are going on tour next year to mark the upcoming 100th anniversary of the discovery of the Egyptian pharaoh’s resting place. … Continue reading
…….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
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
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
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
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
CNN) — By Barry Neild It’s not quite the Mummy Returns — more like an attempt to stop the Mummy disappearing in the first place. Archeological experts have built an exact, full-sized replica of King Tutankhamun’s tomb in Egypt, recreating every … Continue reading
After one week of visiting many temples of worship, from Cairo to Luxor, I asked Ahmed, our guide, “Where did the Pharaohs live?” “In palaces, which don’t exist anymore, but don’t worry they lived in great splendor,” he answered. I had no doubt that they … Continue reading