Category Archives: 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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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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Cats in Ancient Egypt

Some great soruces for studying cats in Ancient Egypt Ancient Egyptians may have given cats the personality to conquer the world By David Grimm (Science Mag) (Jun. 19, 2017) http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2017/06/ancient-egyptians-may-have-given-cats-personality-conquer-world Cats Domesticated Themselves, Ancient DNA Shows by Casey Smith (National … Continue reading

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