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Tag Archives: Temples
Sunsets are fascinating to watch anywhere – but there are some places where the fading rays of the sun add a mystery all its own – and Egypt is one of these special, intriguing places. … Continue reading
At night the Ancient Egyptians become alive Like at this Temple of EDFU on the West Bank of the Nile in Upper Egypt. This Ptolemaic temple, built between 237 and 57 BC, is one of the best-preserved ancient monuments in … Continue reading
Even when you have lost your head others still admire and point to you …… This is part of the Mortuary Temple of Ramesses III at Medinet Habu – an important New Kingdom structure on the West Bank of Luxor … Continue reading
…….called ANKH by the Egyptians. It is one of the most recognized symbols from Ancient Egypt dating c.3150 – 2613 BC -the Early Dynastic Period, symbolizing both mortal existence and the afterlife. … Continue reading
Famous Name Brands have a way of creeping into the most unexpected corners of the world More from Egypt Soon Brigitte
WHEN STANDING NEXT TO AN ANCIENT EGYPTIAN TEMPLE, OR COLUMN, OR STATUE WE CAN’T HELP BUT FEEL SMALL, TINY, HARDLY THERE – THEY TOWER OVER US, AND WHEN WE LOOK AT OUR PHOTOS ONCE BACK HOME IT IS LIKE FINDING WALDO. WHERE ARE WE? … Continue reading
IS THIS THE ONLY WAY WE CAN HONOR THE ANCIENT EGYPTIANS FOR SHARING THEIR CULTURE WITH US? More from Egypt soon Brigitte
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
WHEN WE THINK OF ANCIENT TEMPLES, AND BURIAL SITES LIKE THE VALLEY OF THE KINGS, TOURISTS COME TO MIND. WE SEE BUSES SPITTING OUT GROUPS OF PEOPLE WHO HAVE COME FROM FAR AWAY TO CATCH A CLIMPSE OF THE PAST. I … Continue reading
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