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PICTURE OF OF THE WEEK – MUDBRICKS

How long can bricks made of mud and straw last? A long, long time. This brick is from a structure in the Temple of Karnak which was built thousand of years go. The dry climate and little rain helped to preserve it. … Continue reading

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PYRAMIDS WITHOUT YANNI AND WITHOUT SUNSHINE

The sun doesn’t always shine and Yanni doesn’t always play! Never had I seen Amun Ra, the Sun God, hide his golden, warm rays behind dark clouds developing into a thunderstorm, strong winds, and rain. I only knew the Pyramids bathed in sunshine … Continue reading

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