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Photo of the Week – REALLY?

What do you think? Do those little red stones really keep up the granite blocks?           More from Egypt soon Brigitte Advertisements

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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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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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EGYPT’S PAST – IT IS A MATTER OF SIZE

Once upon a time – here stood – at the Ramessuem on the West Bank in Luxor – a statue of Ramses II. When the 69 feet statue, weighing more than 1,000 tons, yes 1000 tons,  fell, it broke into … Continue reading

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