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HOOPOE BY HOWARD CARTER The Egypt Explo...
HOOPOE BY HOWARD CARTER The Egypt Exploration Society "The hoopoe shown here, was painted by Carter, and comes from the bush on the other side of the net, in the scene of Khnumhotep catching birds. The difference in the respective styles, and indeed intentions of the Survey?s artists is evident ...
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Mortality and Burial Data Much of ou...
Mortality and Burial Data Much of our information about ancient Egypt comes from funerary contexts. Throughout his/her life, an individual is exposed to differential life-threatening risks. When an individual succumbs to these risks, his/her age of death is preserved in the archaeological record...
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WOMEN SUPREMACY IN ANCIENT EGYPT Women ...
WOMEN SUPREMACY IN ANCIENT EGYPT Women in Ancient Egypt had more legal rights than women from other civilized nations such as Rome or Greece. Women in Ancient Egypt had inheritance rights, could represent themselves in courts, determine who they wanted to marry and obtain a divorce if necessary. Th...
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Ancient Egypt Woman The woman in anci...
Ancient Egypt Woman The woman in ancient Egypt was acknowledged to be one of the strangest phenomena in a land of exotic and unusual customs, where the king lived as a god, the gods took the forms of animals and the entire population appeared obsessed with death. The distinctive exotic beauty ...
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Ancient Egyptian Clothes The ancient ...
Ancient Egyptian Clothes The ancient Egyptians made their own clothes from what their environment and nature gave them. Egypt has mostly a hot climate thus the use of clothes reflect material that is lightweight to suit this type of climate. The ancient Egyptians thus used clothes made of linen. ...
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The Kittens of Egypt Cat mummies at t...
The Kittens of Egypt Cat mummies at the British Museum in LondonMummies come in all shapes and sizes--and species. The ancient Egyptians mummified reptiles and animals such as dogs, apes, bulls, rams, and even an occasional hippopotamus. However, one of the most common animal mummies in Egypt was...
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THE EGYPTIAN SUN BOATS According to Egy...
THE EGYPTIAN SUN BOATS According to Egyptian beliefs, the soul of the dead accompanied the sun on its eternal journey in the Upper Waters (the heavens) around the world. A boat or at least a model of a boat was therefore included in every tomb. The mast was bipod. A lookout was placed in the...
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Some of our Pyramids are Missing As t...
Some of our Pyramids are Missing As the visitor to the Great Pyramid of Khufu at Giza stands in awe, squinting up at the sunlit top, the idea of losing a pyramid seems preposterous. The pyramids were tombs for eternity for the great kings of Egypt. Even the desert sand can surely not be so voraci...
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Nut, Sky Goddess, Mother of the Gods... ...
Nut, Sky Goddess, Mother of the Gods... Nut Arching Above Geb, Seperated by Shu Who is Seated in a Boat To the ancient Egyptians Nut (Nuit) was the personification of the sky (originally she was a goddess of just the sky at day, where the clouds formed) and the heavens. She was believed to be...
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SCENES FROM THE BOOK OF THE DEAD,BELONGS...
SCENES FROM THE BOOK OF THE DEAD,BELONGS TO A HIGH RANKING OFFICIAL NAMED NEFER-INI (Berlin museum) ....
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AUGUST MARIETTE Mariette Pacha. Anyone ...
AUGUST MARIETTE Mariette Pacha. Anyone familiar with egyptology will know the name. He is the father of the Egyptian Museum in Cairo and discoverer of quantity of tombs and sites across all of Egypt. He was a sort of visionary pre-Indiana Jones type, a passionate, fearless egyptologist in the early...
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AN IMAGINARY PORTRAYING OF QUEEN HATCHIB...
AN IMAGINARY PORTRAYING OF QUEEN HATCHIBSUT ....
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Khnum Khnum was depicted as a ram. ...
Khnum Khnum was depicted as a ram. He was the Egyptian water god and the potter god of creation. It was believed that he created the first children on his potter's wheel with clay from the banks of the Nile. Khnum also protected the sun (in the form of the god Ra) on its daily journey th...
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CT scan yields secrets of Vassar College...
CT scan yields secrets of Vassar College's mummy April 09, 2008 FISHKILL ? It was, at first blush, a situation worthy of Mel Brooks: a 2,200-year-old man was getting a CT scan at a local radiology lab. What, hadn't he heard of cling peaches? The guy's name was Shep. He's a ...
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