Monthly Archives: June 2015

Pic of the Day

From A Secret Voyage by Zahi Hawass and Sandro Vannini Head of Amenhotep III, New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty – From the Temple of Karnak, Eastern Thebes – Cairo, Egyptian Museum - This limestone head of Amenhotep III represents him as a young man with a round face, almond-shaped eyes, curved eyebrows, with a small nose…
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A wonderful evening for “The legend of Tutankhamun”

I don’t think that Cairo had ever seen before a book launch like the one that took place at the Cairo Marriott Hotel last Monday, June 8th 2015. My new book The legend of Tutankhamun, with photographs by Sandro Vannini, was presented at an extraordinary event in Cairo which was attended by many intellectuals, politicians,…
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Pic of the Day

From A Secret Voyage by Zahi Hawass and Sandro Vannini Pendants from the coffin of Queen Ahhotep - Reign of Ahmose, New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty – From Western Thebes, Tomb of Ahhotep, Dra' Abu el-Naga – Cairo, Egyptian Museum - Collars of Queen Ahhotep were found in her tomb in Dra' Abu el-Naga in western…
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Pic of the Day

  From A Secret Voyage by Zahi Hawass and Sandro Vannini Painting from the Tomb of Kha, Chief in the Great Place – Reign of Amenhotep II, New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty - Theban Tomb 8, Western Thebes, Deir el-Medina - It seems that Kha was quite rich. This is reflected in the variety of the…
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