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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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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 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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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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