Yearly Archives: 2015

Pic of the Day

Painting from the tomb of King Tuthmosis III, New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty – King’s Valley 34, Western Thebes, Valley of the Kings - In this scene from the Litanies of Re painted on a pillar in his burial chamber, King Tuthmosis III nurses at the breast of a tree goddess, identified in the inscription as…
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Zahi Hawass at the Adventures of the Mind camp in Philadelphia on August 7th

Dr Zahi Hawass will be mentoring and lecturing at the Adventures of the Mind 2015 summer camp for high school students at Rosemont College in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on Friday 7th August 2015. Adventures of the Mind is an achievement-focused mentoring camp for the most promising high school students in the country where they can meet each…
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Pic of the Day

Painting from the tomb of Queen Tawosret/King Sethnakht, New Kingdom, 19th/20th Dynasty – King’s Valley 14, Western Thebes, Valley of the Kings - This is a detail from the final scene of the Book of Caverns, painted inside the tomb of Queen Tawosret, last pharaoh of the 19th Dynasty, which was later reused and extended…
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Pic of the Day

Painting from the tomb of King Ramesses V/VI, New Kingdom, 20th Dynasty – King’s Valley 9, Western Thebes, Valley of the Kings - The pillars of the sepulcher of Ramesses V/VI, like in other tombs of the same era, bear figures of the king and various gods. Here, the pharaoh presents a small figure of…
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