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A New Way To Rob Egypt’s Antiquities

Why a TED Prize Winning Platform May Inadvertently Rob Egypt of Its Buried Antiquities 13/01/2017 09:00 A TED prize-winning platform is promising to teach anyone how to analyse satellite images to identify buried archaeological sites. The mission hopes to uncover … Continue reading

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EGYPT’S QUEENS HAVE A VALLEY OF THE KINGS TOO!

Most of us have heard of the VALLEY OF THE KINGS near Luxor, where many of Egypt’s Pharaohs were buried. But how many of us know that there is also a VALLEY OF THE QUEENS? I certainly didn’t and was … Continue reading

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PHOTO OF THE WEEK – IT IS A MATTER Of SIZE

Do you know the game books “Find Waldo?” Where is Waldo in this picture? The Colossal of Memnon, 63 feet high, sitting on a 9 feet base, makes it difficult to find him. The statue was part of the funerary temple of Amenhoteb the 3rd, which was destroyed … Continue reading

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GASOLINE – WHERE CAN YOU FIND IT?

Driving back from a visit to the Valley of the Kings a few weeks ago, our driver slowed down a few times, leaned out the  window and called out to another driver.Of course, I could not understand what he was asking, but I knew … Continue reading

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