Monthly Archives: June 2015

Pic of the Day

From A Secret Voyage by Zahi Hawass and Sandro Vannini Painting from the Tomb of Userhet, called Neferhabef, First prophet of the Royal Ka of Tuthmosis I – Reign of Seti I, New Kingdom, 19th Dynasty - Theban Tomb 51, Western Thebes, Sheik Abd el-Qurna - All the religious scenes and colours found in the…
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Pic of the Day

From A Secret Voyage by Zahi Hawass and Sandro Vannini Head on a lotus flower, from the Funerary Equipment of Tutankhamun – New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty - From Western Thebes, Valley of the Kings, Tomb 62 – (Carter 8), Cairo, Egyptian Museum - This small and attractive head is unique and is certainly an artistic…
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Pic of the Day

From A Secret Voyage by Zahi Hawass and Sandro Vannini Painting from the Tomb of Khaemwaset, New Kingdom, 19th Dynasty – Queen’s Valley 44, Western Thebes, Valley of the Queens - Selket was the Egyptian goddess of scorpions and magic. She was also the 'Lady of the Tent', referring to the embalming tent, in which…
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