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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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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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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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PHOTOS OF THE WEEK – WAITING FOR TOURISTS

  ……….AND WHEN WILL THEY BE BACK? THESE PEOPLE AND ANCIENT SITES  FEEL LONELY AND NEED THE TOURISTS!     More from Egypt soon                Brigitte

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