Category Archives: Ancient Egypt

KV5… burial location of Rameses II sons

In 1995, as part of a project to map and photograph every tomb in an area known as the Theban Necropolis,  called the Theban Mapping Project, Kent Weeks made a discovery. While excavating KV5, he discovered a labyrinth of hallways … Continue reading

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Temple of Dendur

The Temple of Dendur                                                                         … Continue reading

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Vintage Ancient Egypt

Title: Colonnade de Temple d’Isis Date of Photograph: between 1860 -1929 Photographer: Zangaki Location of Photo: The New York Public Library Digital Collections ID Number: 88427   Title: Karnak – Porte de Plotomae Date of Photograph: 1860 – 1869 (?) … Continue reading

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Ancient Egyptian Clappers

Title: Pair of Clappers Date: ca. 1353–1336 B.C. Dynasty 18 Excavation: King’s House at Amarna- Egypt Exploration Society (1931–1932) Material: Hippopotamus ivory Museum Location: The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 121 Museum Number: 32.5.2a, b http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/544680 http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/works-of-art/32.5.2a,b/

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Canopic Jar

Title: Canopic Jar (07.226.1) with a Lid in the Shape of a Royal Woman’s Head Date: ca. 1349–1336 B.C. Dynasty 18 Excavation: Tomb KV 55, Davis/Ayrton excavations (1907) Material: Travertine Museum Location: The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 121 Museum … Continue reading

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Ancient Egyptian poetry: The Tale of Sinuhe

A beautiful story that everyone should read: Story of Sinuhe   https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Story_of_Sinuhe The Tale of Sinuhe  http://www.ancient.eu/article/886/ Giving a voice to ancient Egyptian poetry   http://blog.britishmuseum.org/giving-a-voice-to-ancient-egyptian-poetry/    

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Book of the Dead of Ramose

  Book of the Dead of Ramose… today there was a live showing of the book that will be on display for one day only… the 22nd at the Fitzwilliam Museum …. “Dating from 1290 – 1275 BC, The Book … Continue reading

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