Tag Archives: Temples

A MATTER OF SIZE – SMALL PEOPLE OR TOO BIG HEADS?

HOW TALL WERE THE ANCIENT EGYPTIANS? OR THE IMAGE THEY HAD OF THEMSELVES? MAYBE ONE EXPLANATION IS THAT THIS FUNERARY TEMPLE WAS BUILT AROUND 1340 B.C. BY  RAMSES II, THE FAMOUS AND LONG REIGNING PHARAOH. HE WAS IN POWER OVER 6O … Continue reading

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PHOTO OF THE WEEK – PHARAOHS AND CELL PHONES

Who is this guard talking to? Could it be that pharaohs have cell phones too now? More from Egypt soon                                  Brigitte

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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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A COW, A CAT, A VULTURE – A GODDESS?

The sun was setting on a day I never wanted to end. The ruins of the temple started to throw their shadows on the long alleys before them, and as they had done for thousands of years would soon disappear into … Continue reading

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