Monthly Archives: April 2015

Pic of the Day

  Tomb of Ti - Saqqara - This wall, from the tomb of Ti in Saqqara, shows scenes related to animal husbandry and agriculture: herding cattle; using ploughs to help break up the fields for planting; and bringing cattle across a canal, using her calf to lure the lead cow. In the lowest register are…
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Dr Zahi Hawass lectures in Munich on 5 & 6 May 2015

Discovering Tutankhamun – From Howard Carter to DNA An evening with Dr Zahi Hawass Dates:    5 & 6 May 2015 Time:     20h - 22h Venue:  Allerheiligen-Hofkirche, Residenzstr. 1 | 80333 Munich, Germany Tickets: http://www.eventim.de/Tickets.html?affiliate=SEM&referer_info=tut-ausstellung.com?location=muenchen&erid=1349229&doc=erdetaila&fun=erdetail&language=en Website: http://www.tut-ausstellung.com/tutanchamun/rahmenprogramm/zahi-hawass?location=muenchen There is probably no other historic culture that is so closely associated in the public mind with…
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The Meidum Geese Are Not A Fake

It is very strange that these days we sometimes hear people appear suddenly to talk nonsense about famous objects in the Egyptian Museum. We have heard stories about the golden mask of Tutankhamun, for example, with some people claiming it is a fake. This of course is completely false. More recently, an archaeologist from Italy,…
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Pic of the Day

  From A Secret Voyage by Zahi Hawass and Sandro Vannini Footrest of a throne, from the Funerary Equipment of Tutankhamun – New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty - From Western Thebes, Valley of the Kings, Tomb 62 – (Carter 351), Cairo, Egyptian Museum - This footrest belonging to one of the thrones of King Tutankhamun was…
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