Monthly Archives: May 2015

Pic of the Day

  From A Secret Voyage by Zahi Hawass and Sandro Vannini Broad collar - New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty – From Western Thebes, Valley of the Kings, Tomb 55 – Cairo, Egyptian Museum - This broad collar was found around the neck of the mummy in the Amarna period tomb KV 55. The necklace is composed…
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Manila and the Fundraising for the Children and Grand Egyptian Museum

I was invited by Christoph Scholz, Director of SC Exhibitions, to go to Manila, the Philippines, to give a talk as part of the ASPAC 2015 Conference, hosted by the Mind Museum. The topic was “Egypt’s fundraising for museums”. I really enjoyed this trip with Christoph, who is a great German organiser and very good…
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Pic of the Day

From A Secret Voyage by Zahi Hawass and Sandro Vannini Detail of the coronation pectoral, from the Funerary Equipment of Tutankhamun – New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty – From Western Thebes, Valley of the Kings, Tomb 62 – (Carter 267q), Cairo, Egyptian Museum – Front – Many of the boxes found in the tomb of King…
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