Monthly Archives: May 2015

Pic of the Day

  From A Secret Voyage by Zahi Hawass and Sandro Vannini Senet Game set - Reign of Ramses II, New Kingdom, 19th Dynasty – From Western Thebes, Tomb of Sennedjem, Deir el-Medina – Cairo, Egyptian Museum - This game was known in Ancient Egypt as Senet. It was depicted on the walls of tombs during…
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Pic of the Day

  From A Secret Voyage by Zahi Hawass and Sandro Vannini Detail of the ceremonial dagger, from the Funerary Equipment of Tutankhamun – New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty - From Western Thebes, Valley of the Kings, Tomb 62 – (Carter 256dd), Cairo, Egyptian Museum - The mummy of King Tutankhamun is a unique discovery and no…
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Pic of the Day

From A Secret Voyage by Zahi Hawass and Sandro Vannini Relief from the Tomb of Kharuef, called Sena’a, Steward of the Great Royal Wife Tiye – Reign of Amenhotep  III and IV, New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty - Theban Tomb 192, Western Thebes, Asasif - Two men performing a dance with sticks, imitating a ritual combat.…
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