Monthly Archives: June 2015

Pic of the Day

  From A Secret Voyage by Zahi Hawass and Sandro Vannini Necklace of the birth of the sun (pectoral reverse), from the Funerary Equipment of Tutankhamun – New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty - From Western Thebes, Valley of the Kings, Tomb 62 – (Carter267I), Cairo, Egyptian Museum - The sun was one of the most important…
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Pic of the Day

  From A Secret Voyage by Zahi Hawass and Sandro Vannini Painting from the Tomb of Sennefer, Mayor of the Southern City – Reign of Amenhotep II, New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty - Theban Tomb 96, Western Thebes, Sheikh Abd el-Qurna - Meryt was the 'beloved one' to her husband Sennefer, therefore she appears with him…
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Pic of the Day

  From A Secret Voyage by Zahi Hawass and Sandro Vannini Painting from the tomb of King Ramesses III, New Kingdom, 19th Dynasty – King’s Valley 11, Western Thebes, Valley of the Kings - The period of King Ramesses III is well known for wars against the sea-people of the Aegean. His victories inspired the…
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