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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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EGYPT’S BEAUTY IN STONE AND IN THE FLESH

Beauty, peace, serenity, and charm – how can an artist, a  human being put so much loveliness in a stone face? She is part of the Avenue of Sphinxes between Karnak and Luxor, which in ancient times connected the two. — … Continue reading

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GIZA AND THE PERFUME PALACE

Giza brings up images of the Pyramids –  and yes, that is why the world goes to Giza. But there is a treasure,  especially for women, which  after the visit to the Pyramids, no one should miss. It is the … Continue reading

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