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  Topic: Did the Nile ever dry up?
Anthony Appleyard

Replies: 2
Views: 96

PostForum: Pre-dynastic Egypt   Posted: Mon Oct 08, 2018 3:02 pm   Subject: Did the Nile ever dry up?
If even Lake Tana and Lake Victoria dried out, that drought must indeed have been severe; and any water that got past would likely have evaporated out in the Sudd in south Sudan.
  Topic: Dead information links
Anthony Appleyard

Replies: 3
Views: 87

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Oct 08, 2018 2:57 pm   Subject: Dead information links
Sorry :: I was pointing out that that list seems to need revising.
  Topic: The Greek word "khampsai"
Anthony Appleyard

Replies: 4
Views: 84

PostForum: Miscellaneous   Posted: Mon Oct 08, 2018 2:54 pm   Subject: The Greek word "khampsai"
From this one use in Greek literature, the element "-champsus" has been used abundantly to mean "crocodile" in forming biological names for fossil extinct crocodilians.
  Topic: The Greek word "khampsai"
Anthony Appleyard

Replies: 4
Views: 84

PostForum: Miscellaneous   Posted: Sat Oct 06, 2018 11:22 am   Subject: The Greek word "khampsai"
The Greek word χαμψαι [khampsai] is said in an Ancient Greek source to be an Egyptian word for "crocodiles". Please do any of you know its correct Egyptian form ...
  Topic: Did the Nile ever dry up?
Anthony Appleyard

Replies: 2
Views: 96

PostForum: Pre-dynastic Egypt   Posted: Fri Oct 05, 2018 9:31 pm   Subject: Did the Nile ever dry up?
One of the threads in this forum is called "10,000 - 7000 BC" :: 10,000 BC would be well back in the last Ice Age, when the world in general was drier as well as colder. I read somewhere tha ...
  Topic: Dead information links
Anthony Appleyard

Replies: 3
Views: 87

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Oct 05, 2018 9:20 pm   Subject: Dead information links
In this site's information page

http://egyptologyforum.org/glyphs.html#4

many of its links are 404, or lead to something else than described.
  Topic: Translations into Ancient Egyptian
Anthony Appleyard

Replies: 1
Views: 91

PostForum: Art and Literature   Posted: Fri Oct 05, 2018 7:50 pm   Subject: Translations into Ancient Egyptian
I found on the internet that a book called "The Little Prince"

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Little_Prince

has been published translated into Ancient Egyptian:

http://www.verlag ...
  Topic: Computer programs to display heiroglyphs
Anthony Appleyard

Replies: 1
Views: 972

PostForum: Art and Literature   Posted: Thu Aug 14, 2014 2:27 pm   Subject: Computer programs to display heiroglyphs
Please what computer programs to display heiroglyphs are there. I know of Glyph, but is it still around, and where? Its Windows icon was the heiroglyph Y3 (scribe's kit)

Wikipedia when displaying h ...
  Topic: The cognitive hypothesis of the Sphinx of Giza
Anthony Appleyard

Replies: 8
Views: 2416

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Aug 14, 2014 1:48 pm   Subject: The cognitive hypothesis of the Sphinx of Giza
I once saw a more realistic theory about the origin of the Sphinx:
In the beginning was a natural ridge of rock roughly the shape of a lion. People treated it is an image of a lion god. Later people ...
  Topic: Are photos of ancient Egyptian art under public domain?
Anthony Appleyard

Replies: 9
Views: 4085

PostForum: Art and Literature   Posted: Thu Aug 14, 2014 1:22 pm   Subject: Are photos of ancient Egyptian art under public domain?
Wikipedia has had difficulties with some nations' laws saying that copyright of a photograph of a building belongs to the owner of the building. (Not in Britain.) In my knowledge this forced deletion ...
  Topic: Nile Delta
Anthony Appleyard

Replies: 2
Views: 1462

PostForum: Pyramids, Tombs, & Monuments   Posted: Thu Aug 14, 2014 1:05 pm   Subject: Nile Delta
A few days ago I saw a TV program about satellite search using new techniques to find Egyptian relics buried under desert sand or Nile delta sediment. It seemed to say that a great lot of Egyptology i ...
 
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