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20 Days of Tut. Day 7: Anubis Shrine

20 Days of Tut Treasures. Day 7: The Anubis Shrine. Ah yes, one of my favourites as a dog lover. It is a stunning painted black wooden statue of the famous Anubis,, God of mummification and the afterlife that Carter found guarding the entrance to...

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20 Days of Tut Objects. Day 5: Tut’s Trumpets

20 Days of Tut. Day 5: Tutankhamun's Ceremonial Trumpets, silver and bronze. The bronze (copper) trumpet was found by Carter in the antechamber while the slightly larger silver trumpet was found in the burial chamber. What's most amazing these...

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20 Days of Tut Objects. Day 3: Osiris Bed

Day 3: Osiris Bed (Burton Photograph 2024). Happy Easter everyone. It may surprise some to know that the idea of the resurrected was born thousands of years before Jesus Christ. It started with Osiris, first (mythical or real) king of Egypt who...

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20 Days of Tut Objects. Day 2: Wishing Cup

Day 2: The Alabaster Chalice (Harry Burton image #14) This beautiful translucent vessel is crafted of fine white alabaster in the shape of an open lotus blossom. It was one of the first objects found by Carter on entering tomb, perhaps dropped by...

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20 Days of Tut Objects: Day 1: Meat Mummies

20 Days of Tut Objects. A series of original Harry Burton photos (1923) of objects from the tomb of Tutankhamun. Day 1: Are we looking at hat boxes? Very large eye glass cases?... or poorly-made dutch clogs? Nope... These are 48 "meat mummies":...

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10 years of Egypt: 2010-2020

10 years of Egypt: 2010-2020

Khufu took almost 30 years to build the great pyramid. Some 4600 years later and for one sweet decade, I have immersed myself in the world of Egypt, both ancient and modern. It has been a journey of empowerment, adventure and transformation that has taken me up and down the Nile 8 times. I’ve been

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Cairo Reborn: Extraordinary New Openings 2019 & 2020

Cairo Reborn: Extraordinary New Openings 2019 & 2020

The Revival & Renaissance of Egypt’s Capital By Laura Ranieri-Roy Egypt is long over-due for another age of glory -- and it may be underway now. No other civilization on the face of the planet has gone through so many tidal waves of change over...

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