Category Archives: Photos

Lecture at Warren County Public Library

It was a great lecture this week at the Warren County Public Library, Bowling Green, Kentucky, where Zahi Hawass lectured about the royal mummies and the latest discoveries of the Egyptian Mummy Project. It was wonderful to see the audience interacting with the topic, specially with the idea of the plastic surgeries that the ancient Egyptians…
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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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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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