Monthly Archives: May 2015

Pic of the Day

From A Secret Voyage by Zahi Hawass and Sandro Vannini Golden collar - Reign of Seti II, New Kingdom, 19th Dynasty – From Western Thebes, Valley of the Kings, Tomb 56 – Cairo, Egyptian Museum - This collar was found in an unfinished chamber in the Valley of the Kings, KV 56, with other objects…
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  From A Secret Voyage by Zahi Hawass and Sandro Vannini Castanets, from the Funerary Equipment of Tutankhamun – New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty - From Western Thebes, Valley of the Kings, Tomb 62 – (Carter 620/13), Cairo, Egyptian Museum - Many musical instruments were found in the tomb of Tutankhamun. This pair of castanets was…
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From A Secret Voyage by Zahi Hawass and Sandro Vannini Statue of Ramses III – New Kingdom, 19th Dynasty - From the Temple of Mut, Eastern Thebes - Luxor Museum - This statue of King Ramses III shows him wearing the wig and the ureus, with a broad collar on his neck and a false…
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  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 - This scene from the northern wall of the passage in the tomb of…
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