Posts Tagged ‘Luxor’

And now for something completely different!  Terry Jones of Monty Python fame teams up with Egyptologist Dr. Joann Fletcher to give us a look at everyday life in ancient Egypt by comparing it to everyday life in modern Egypt.

Food and fun, work and play, you will be surprised by how much remains the same.  Summary, analysis, and some really cool video clips wait inside!

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g2m-tabLast week Shemsu trudged out into the cold and rain just to bring a local interest story to Em Hotep!’s Kentuckiana readers.  Stuffed grape leaves, butter-scotch baklava, and bellydancing.  These are just a few of the hazards I braved to bring you this exclusive.

Pictured to the left, Shemsu’s better half—Sekhmet.

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13
Sep

Blogroll Roundup for September 13, 2009

   Posted by: Keith Payne

   in Egypt in the News

Ancient Egyptian medicinal practices, excavations in Luxor and the Valley of the Kings, book reviews, and your weekly dose of forensic mummy studies…

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18
Aug

Blogroll Roundup for August 18, 2009

   Posted by: Keith Payne

   in Egypt in the News

Rescuing Egyptian monuments, a day at Amarna, the latest from Luxor, the Rosetta Stone, and ancient tales of gold…

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10
Aug

Blogroll Roundup for August 10, 2009

   Posted by: Keith Payne

   in Egypt in the News

The history of the ankh, the tomb of Horemheb, screaming mummies, and the Egypto-Jacko connection… 

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