Monthly Archives: May 2015

Pic of the Day

  From A Secret Voyage by Zahi Hawass and Sandro Vannini Ostracon from Western Thebes, New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty – Cairo, Egyptian Museum - The ancient Egyptians used every available device to express their beliefs and desires including decorated Ostracons, such as this limestone shard, which depicts a lion killing a Nubian man. The lion…
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Pic of the Day

From A Secret Voyage by Zahi Hawass and Sandro Vannini Flower diadem of Tawosret - Reign of Seti II, New Kingdom, 19th Dynasty – From Western Thebes, Valley of the Kings, Tomb 56 – Cairo, Egyptian Museum - Theodore Davis found this simple diadem in 1908 in an anonymous, unfinished tomb in the Valley of…
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Pic of the Day

  From A Secret Voyage by Zahi Hawass and Sandro Vannini Painting from the Tomb of Inherkhau – Ramesside Period, New Kingdom, 19th Dynasty - Theban Tomb 359, Western Thebes, Deir el-Medina - Inherkhau was the ‘Foreman of the Lord of the Two Lands in the Place of Truth’. This scene from his tomb in…
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Pic of the Day

  From A Secret Voyage by Zahi Hawass and Sandro Vannini Painting from the Tomb of Rekhmire, Governor of Thebes – Reigns of Tuthmosis III and Amenophis II, New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty – Theban Tomb 100, Western Thebes, Sheik Abd el-Qurna - Detail from the northern wall of the passage in the tomb of Rekhmire.…
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