Monthly Archives: February 2015

Pic of the Day

Beautiful face from the time of Amenhotep III. All information and media on this website, unless noted otherwise, are © Laboratoriorosso and cannot be used or distributed without permission.
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The Fatimid Dome in Aswan – Another Episode of Ignorance

The recent episode of the Golden Mask of Tutankhamun, damaged by poor restoration, sadly highlighted the ignorance of some conservators inside the Egyptian Museum. Well, another episode of ignorance and mismanagement happened recently in Aswan, in Upper Egypt. Every year, the Ministry of Culture organises a symposium in Aswan where it invites sculptors from all…
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Pic of the Day

  Tomb of Nakht - Female musicians - This famous scene, of female musicians playing the harp, lute, and pipes, comes from the New Kingdom tomb of Nakht on the West Bank of Luxor. All information and media on this website are © Laboratoriorosso and cannot be used or distributed without permission.
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Pic of the Day

From A Secret Voyage by Zahi Hawass and Sandro Vannini Relief in the Temple of Hatshepsut, New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty – Western Thebes, Deir el-Bahri - The ancient Egyptians liked to depict their expeditions to Punt in their scenes, including details such as the fish they saw in the Red Sea. This kind of fish is…
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