Prophets in Egypt, the Luxor Museum, someone else mapping the geneology of the Eighteenth Dynasty, more Egyptian medicinal practices, KV63, and a toast for Tut…
Jenny the Egyptian Scribe from The Egyptian Yell has a Toast to Tutankhamun from the San Francisco Chronicle. She also brings us a book review on Itamar Singer’s The Hittites and Their Civilization. Read Book – The Hittites’ Thousand Gods. And while you are over at the Yell, check out Exhibit: The Art of Death in Ancient Egypt.
Kate Phizackerley from News from the Valley of the Kings has some great posts on that famous royal necropolis. Exploring the possibilities of the enigmatic KV63, Kate writes KV63 and Nefertiti? She also takes a look at a mummy posing with Dr. Hawass, er.. make that Dr. Hawass posing with a mummy: Dr. Hawass and the KV55 Mummy.
Speaking of the Valley of the Kings, Jane Akshar of Luxor News fame warns No cameras/photos in Valley of Kings. She also has an informative post on a New Theory on Tutankhamun’s parents but will Zahi back it? That’s right, someone else is weighing in on the subject of the genetic mapping of the Eighteenth Dynasty. Em Hotep! readers should check this out!
Page Strong from The Mummy’s Wrap brings us the latest installment in her long-running series on Ancient Egyptian Medicinal Practices (Part 13). Clearly a lot of work and research is going into this blog series, so check it out.
For our latest Reflections in the Nile, Su Bayfield takes us out for a day at the museum. Read Luxor Museum Extension.
Vincent Brown gives us an update on the Giza Caves story over at Talking Pyramids. Check out Update on the ‘Giza Caves’ from P Manuelian. Also, if you are not following Vincent’s Friday Photo series, you should be! Check out this classic (and classy) shot of the Entrance to the Great Pyramid, and this kind of eerie photo of the Serapeum at Saqqara.
Over at Tim’s Egyptians, Tim Reid has a nice piece on the Arts of Ancient Egypt: Museum of Fine Arts Highlights. Tim also brings us an interesting article about the prophets of Khemet: Gods Prophets in Egypt.
My fellow bloggers at Heritage Key have their usual awesome collection of Egyptian offerings. Prad Patel brings us more of Sandro Vannini’s photography with this exploration of Tomb KV63 – Storage Room? [Story no longer online]
Owen Jarus has some odd goblets from Abydos: Ritual Pottery Find at Terrace of the Great God at Abydos.
Malcolm Jack has an article on the floods of ancient Egypt. Check out Tears of the Gods: Ancient and Modern Floods in the Valley of the Kings.
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