Monthly Archives: March 2015

Pic of the Day

  From A Secret Voyage by Zahi Hawass and Sandro Vannini Canopic coffinette, from the Funerary Equipment of Tutankhamun – New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty - From Western Thebes, Valley of the Kings, Tomb 62 – (carter 266g), Cairo, Egyptian Museum - This is a miniature version of the royal coffins containing the embalmed and wrapped…
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The Restoration of the Sha’ar Hashamayim Synagogue

[metaslider id=3325] When we initiated our program for the preservation of Egyptian monuments, I looked with particular attention at the Jewish synagogues in Egypt. We have about nine synagogues in Cairo and one in Alexandria. The Shaar Hashamayim Synagogue in Adly Street in downtown Cairo was in particularly poor conditions and needed to be restored.…
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Pic of the Day

  Beautiful prehistoric cult boat for the goddess Neith. All information and media on this website, unless noted otherwise, are © Laboratoriorosso and cannot be used or distributed without permission.
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Pic of the Day

  Excavations in Serapeum at Saqqara - Raising one of the great Apis bull sarcophagi from the Serapeum at Saqqara (1924 - 32). All information and media on this website, unless noted otherwise, are © Laboratoriorosso and cannot be used or distributed without permission.
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