Tag Archives: Stones

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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PICTURES OF THE WEEK – PILLARS HOLDING UP ANCIENT EGYPT’S HISTORY

EVERY COLUMN AND PILLAR WE SEE IN EGYPT TODAY IS PART OF A WORLD LONG GONE – BUT THEIR PRESENCE, THEIR OVERWHELMING SIZE, THE MESSAGES CARVED INTO THE STONE ARE STILL TELLING US HOW THAT WORLD USED TO BE.     More … Continue reading

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AY WHO? PHARAOH WHO?

I knew nothing about Ancient Egypt before I visited the country — and when I did I was one of countless tourists who are shown the most impressive temples, and told about the most important pharaohs. Understandably,  because during a … Continue reading

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EGYPT’S MIGHTY PAST – HABIBTI YA MASR

KARNAK TEMPLE  never loses its magic for me and I can not imagine a visit to Egypt without walking again through the GREAT HYPOSTYLE HALL. It is a humbling and exhilarating experience. Humbling because when gently touching one of the columns … 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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PHOTO OF THE WEEK – IT IS A MATTER OF SIZE

HOW CAN HUMANS WHO ARE SO SMALL HAVE BUILT COLUMNS WHICH ARE SO BIG?? THOUSAND OF YEARS AGO!! More from Egypt soon Brigitte

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PHOTO OF THE WEEK – WHAT SIZE SHOES DID RAMSES II WEAR?

IT IS A MATTER OF SIZE  —–   Looking at these feet, maybe he didn’t wear shoes? The feet are part of a broken statue of Ramses II – which stood at the Ramesseum, on the West Bank of the Nile, near Luxor. Ramses … Continue reading

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PHOTO OF THE WEEK – IT IS A MATTER OF SIZE

HAVE HUMANS REALLY BUILD THESE BIGGER THAN LIFE COLUMNS? More from Egypt soon                                        Brigitte

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PHOTO OF THE WEEK – HOLDING UP!

DO YOU THINK THE DOOR IS HOLDING THE WALL ——- OR THE WALL IS HOLDING THE DOOR? More from Egypt soon                                       Brigitte

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