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  Topic: The other KV35 mummy. Who is it?
Ikon

Replies: 156
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PostForum: Evidence from Amarna   Posted: Mon Oct 21, 2019 7:29 am   Subject: The other KV35 mummy. Who is it?
Taking "Another walk around around here" may be a good option....

Seeing the Carter Box 001 thread closed and with no subforum for Amarna, or even ancient Egypt, and how can they not have ...
  Topic: PM not working?
Ikon

Replies: 1
Views: 23

PostForum: Forum Help   Posted: Thu Oct 17, 2019 11:43 am   Subject: PM not working?
I have tried to send two messages and find that neither of them appear in the sent folder and are still in the outbox. Is it me or is there a fault?
  Topic: Karnak Temple Columns
Ikon

Replies: 2
Views: 114

PostForum: Pyramids, Tombs, & Monuments   Posted: Mon Sep 30, 2019 7:02 am   Subject: Karnak Temple Columns
There is this by Peter Brand and William Murnane, with a plan of the Hypostyle Hall with all columns numbered from 1 to 134

https://www.memphis.edu/hypostyle/pdfs/commentary.pdf
  Topic: Nicholas Reeves : The Burial of Nefertiti? (2015)
Ikon

Replies: 486
Views: 98346

PostForum: Evidence from Amarna   Posted: Wed Jul 24, 2019 2:05 pm   Subject: Nicholas Reeves : The Burial of Nefertiti? (2015)
Taking about knocking holes in the wall, on a careful reading of the article it seems that Reeves is accusing Carter of doing just that, and then, as he was a very good painter, covering up his work. ...
  Topic: Depictions of the solar and lunar disks
Ikon

Replies: 1
Views: 166

PostForum: Mythology and Religion   Posted: Tue Jul 16, 2019 1:02 pm   Subject: Depictions of the solar and lunar disks
As I've just discovered a ridiculous woo reason for an apparent merging of lunar and solar disks, I'll make it clear that my reason is very very different and based on what we know of ancient Egypt, n ...
  Topic: Depictions of the solar and lunar disks
Ikon

Replies: 1
Views: 166

PostForum: Mythology and Religion   Posted: Mon Jul 15, 2019 8:49 pm   Subject: Depictions of the solar and lunar disks
On my understanding, so far from a complete understanding, the solar disk is always a free standing disk, other than being sitting on top of the head of a god or being pushed up over the eastern horiz ...
  Topic: Tutankhamun A Warrior King?
Ikon

Replies: 33
Views: 3636

PostForum: Pharaohs and Queens   Posted: Tue Jun 25, 2019 7:25 am   Subject: Tutankhamun A Warrior King?
The skin of the statues is black to represent rebirth, and in this aspect they are associated with the two small statues of Ihy found in the tomb.
  Topic: Royal Mummies in Cairo are Moving
Ikon

Replies: 20
Views: 1132

PostForum: Pharaohs and Queens   Posted: Mon May 20, 2019 6:28 pm   Subject: Royal Mummies in Cairo are Moving
@ Ikon I made it clear the issue was about respect for the dead and that which is sacred.
You used the phrase "The sacred Kings" in the context of normal speech, not a quote. You also soun ...
  Topic: Royal Mummies in Cairo are Moving
Ikon

Replies: 20
Views: 1132

PostForum: Pharaohs and Queens   Posted: Mon May 20, 2019 11:57 am   Subject: Royal Mummies in Cairo are Moving

Read again what I wrote. The three of you appear to misconstrue what I say and ignore anything anything of substance. Is this in part why this once vibrant and lively forum is now a ghost town?

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  Topic: Royal Mummies in Cairo are Moving
Ikon

Replies: 20
Views: 1132

PostForum: Pharaohs and Queens   Posted: Mon May 20, 2019 9:33 am   Subject: Royal Mummies in Cairo are Moving
The point you raise about magical protection is irrelevant to what is the issue i.e. piety, reverance and respect towards the dead which even avowed atheists who have no spiritual beliefs have troub ...
  Topic: Royal Mummies in Cairo are Moving
Ikon

Replies: 20
Views: 1132

PostForum: Pharaohs and Queens   Posted: Sun May 19, 2019 11:32 am   Subject: Royal Mummies in Cairo are Moving
The mummies were rewrapped and placed in a place which remained secure for almost 3,000 years.

So, how do you explain the condition of KV35 when Loret opened it, and perhaps you can explain the exp ...
  Topic: Royal Mummies in Cairo are Moving
Ikon

Replies: 20
Views: 1132

PostForum: Pharaohs and Queens   Posted: Sat May 18, 2019 5:32 pm   Subject: Royal Mummies in Cairo are Moving
However, if, for instance, Ramesses XI were found in a tomb that had never been disturbed since his burial, would he be left unwrapped?

Mummies these days are generally left unwrapped as they can b ...
  Topic: Royal Mummies in Cairo are Moving
Ikon

Replies: 20
Views: 1132

PostForum: Pharaohs and Queens   Posted: Sat May 18, 2019 4:38 pm   Subject: Royal Mummies in Cairo are Moving
At least we know better now.

I think the treatment of Tutankhamun, while bad, was a product of him having been sealed in his coffins for 3,300 years. This was not the case with the other royal mumm ...
  Topic: Booklist: Amarna Period
Ikon

Replies: 12
Views: 14892

PostForum: Evidence from Amarna   Posted: Fri May 03, 2019 8:23 pm   Subject: Booklist: Amarna Period
What's particularly good about it is that it contains so much in a concise and orderly fashion. I think it will save a lot of having to dig out other books to reference something as it's pretty much a ...
  Topic: Booklist: Amarna Period
Ikon

Replies: 12
Views: 14892

PostForum: Evidence from Amarna   Posted: Fri May 03, 2019 5:59 pm   Subject: Booklist: Amarna Period
Akhenaten - A Historians View By Ronald T. Ridley and published by AUC in 2019.

This I think is a must have on Amarna, and certainly the first chapter should be required reading for anybody wantin ...
 
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