Monthly Archives: June 2015

Pic of the Day

  From A Secret Voyage by Zahi Hawass and Sandro Vannini Ostracon, probably King Ramesses IX – New Kingdom, 20th Dynasty - From Western Thebes, Valley of the Kings – Cairo, Egyptian Museum - This Ostracon for King Ramesses IX is a nice example of drawings left behind by ancient artists who were being trained…
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From A Secret Voyage by Zahi Hawass and Sandro Vannini Detail from the funerary sarcophagus of the lady Aset– New Kingdom, 19th Dynasty – From Theban Tomb TT 1, Western Thebes, Deir el-Medina – Cairo, Egyptian Museum - Aset was the wife of the craftsman Khabakhent who was the son of Sennedjem. She was buried…
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Pic of the Day

From A Secret Voyage by Zahi Hawass and Sandro Vannini Painting from the Tomb of Roy, Royal scribe – Reign of Horemheb, New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty - Theban Tomb 255, Western Thebes, Dra' Abu el-Naga - Tawy, Roy’s wife, was the ‘chantress of Amun’. In this scene she holds the Sistrum, one of the most…
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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 - Sennefer is receiving a cup from his wife Meryt who stands facing him. He wears…
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