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From A Secret Voyage by Zahi Hawass and Sandro Vannini Painting from the Tomb of Khaemwaset, New Kingdom, 19th Dynasty – Queen’s Valley 44, Western Thebes, Valley of the Queens - Selket was the Egyptian goddess of scorpions and magic. She was also the 'Lady of the Tent', referring to the embalming tent, in which…
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  Painting from the Tomb of Puimre, Second prophet of Amun – Reign of Thutmosis III, New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty - Theban Tomb 39, Western Thebes, Khokha - A recording scribe from the tomb of Puimre. Scribes played an essential role in intellectual and cultural life by recording and preserving texts. The ancient Egyptian scribe…
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From A Secret Voyage by Zahi Hawass and Sandro Vannini Painting from the Tomb of Nefertari, New Kingdom, 19th Dynasty - Queen’s Valley 66, Western Thebes, Valley of the Queens - Kneeling figure of the goddess Ma’at with her famous crown and the sign of the ostrich feather on her head. Her arms and wings…
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From A Secret Voyage by Zahi Hawass and Sandro Vannini Hieroglyphics from the Tomb of Montuemhat, Governor of Thebes – Reign of Taharqa and Psammetikhos I, Late Period, 25th and 26th Dynasty – Theban Tomb 34, Western Thebes, Asasif - The tomb of Montuemhat is one of the most famous tombs of the Late Period.…
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