Posts Tagged ‘Sandro Vannini’

mum01-tabMummies are always a source of wonder.  Whether your interest is academic, spiritual, or just plain macabre, you can’t pass a good mummy by. 

But how are mummies made?  We have had a recent look at mummification thanks to the Swiss Mummy Project, and now Dr. Zahi Hawass contributes a short video clip.

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28
Sep

Blogroll Roundup for September 28, 2009

   Posted by: Keith Payne

   in Egypt in the News

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…

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icm-tabSeveral weeks ago I had the opportunity to check out the Tut exhibition at the Indianapolis Children’s Museum along with my wife, Anne Snyder Payne, and local Louisville artist, Meredith Hayden.

The last time I had a chance to see so many priceless artifacts I was at the Cairo Museum in Egypt.

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vok2-tabWell, Zahi Hawass in the Valley of the Kings: Part 2 has been posted.  This time we are looking at some of the artifacts his team has recovered from the current excavations in the Central Valley area.

There are a couple of pieces that give us an idea of how the workmen spent their leisure time, and all I can say is boys will be boys..

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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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11
Sep

Continuing to Build Anticipation Over KV64

   Posted by: Keith Payne

   in Egypt in the News, Tombs

vok-tabDr. Zahi Hawass has a new video clip regarding the work underway in the Valley of the Kings and the Quest for KV64.  What’s new?  Well, there is some amazing photography from Sandro Vannini, as if there is any other kind of photography from Mr. Vannini.  Dr. Hawass provides a quick review, and talks about the ancient waterworks designed to catch the “tears of the gods.”

But are there any hints about where the Next Big Thing from the Valley of the Kings may be located?  Hmm.

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