Monthly Archives: April 2015

Pic of the Day

  From A Secret Voyage by Zahi Hawass and Sandro Vannini Detail of a bed with lion legs, from the Funerary Equipment of Tutankhamun – New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty – From Western Thebes, Valley of the Kings, Tomb 62 – (Carter 80), Cairo, Egyptian Museum – Detail of a bed made of wood and painted…
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Pic of the Day

  Detail of the sarcophagus in the tomb of King Merenptah, New Kingdom, 19th Dynasty – Kings' Valley 8, Western Thebes, Valley of the Kings – This magnificent lid was found in tomb KV 8, the tomb of King Merenptah. It comes from the king’s granite sarcophagus. The goddess Isis is depicted here with her…
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Pic of the Day

  From A Secret Voyage by Zahi Hawass and Sandro Vannini Painting from the Tomb of Nakht, Astronomer of Amun – Reign of Tuthmosis IV, New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty - Theban Tomb 52, Western Thebes, Sheik Abd el-Qurna - Nakht was a writer who held the title ‘Astronomer of Amun’. His tomb comprises the entrance…
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Pic of the Day

  From A Secret Voyage by Zahi Hawass and Sandro Vannini Details of the ceremonial chariot, from the Funerary Equipment of Tutankhamun – New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty - From Western Thebes, Valley of the Kings, Tomb 62 – (Carter 120), Cairo, Egyptian Museum - The six chariots, which Carter found in the tomb of the…
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