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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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PHOTO OF THE WEEK – BEAUTY IN THE AFTERLIFE

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

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TUTANKHAMUN’S NEW HOME- A REPLICA TOMB

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

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HAPPY NEW YEAR EGYPT

To close this year and to wish my friends in Egypt a brighter future and peace, I am sharing my memories…………. HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYBODY – MAY 2014 BRING PEACE TO THE WORLD!!!!! BRIGITTE                                           

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QUEEN NEFERTITI IN PERSON

Today, a week ago at exactly this time I stood in front of Queen Nefertiti, in The Neue Museum in Berlin, Germany. There are things in life we wish for – and keep wishing for, and when they comes true … Continue reading

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