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PHOTO OF THE WEEK – AVENUE OF THE SPHINXES – LUXOR

A CLOSE UP OF ONE OF THE SPHINXES ALONG THE 1.2 MILE LONG AVENUE, CALLED THE AVENUE OF THE SPHINXES CONNECTING THE LUXOR TEMPLE WITH SOUTHERN END OT KARNAK TEMPLE. More from Egypt soon Brigitte   Advertisements

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EGYPTIAN STATUE SEKHEMKA SOLD FOR $27 MILLION.

DO WE REALLY HAVE THE RIGHT TO SELL OTHER COUNTRIES PRECIOUS ANTIQUITIES? EVEN IF THEY WERE GIFTED TO US? This week Christies Auction House of London sold the statue of SEKHEMKA – a limestone statue, 30″ high, for a little over US 27 … 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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