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  Topic: Art Gallery of Works by Egyptian Dreams Members
Leena

Replies: 334
Views: 193912

PostForum: Art and Literature   Posted: Sun Feb 21, 2010 4:41 pm   Subject: Art Gallery of Works by Egyptian Dreams Members
Ok, I obviously didn't attach it right... And I have no idea how to edit my message, so just click the tinyurl Very Happy

Leena
  Topic: Art Gallery of Works by Egyptian Dreams Members
Leena

Replies: 334
Views: 193912

PostForum: Art and Literature   Posted: Sun Feb 21, 2010 4:40 pm   Subject: Art Gallery of Works by Egyptian Dreams Members
I just finished my oil painting of Cleopatra and Caesarion on the Denderah back wall. Took me 82 hours to paint this.

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  Topic: Turin King List - new fragments
Leena

Replies: 9
Views: 4552

PostForum: Pharaohs and Queens   Posted: Mon Feb 01, 2010 11:43 am   Subject: Turin King List - new fragments
Can't wait to hear more!

Leena Smile
  Topic: pentewere = screaming mummy?
Leena

Replies: 13
Views: 6625

PostForum: Pharaohs and Queens   Posted: Mon Feb 01, 2010 11:26 am   Subject: pentewere = screaming mummy?
I just read about this mummy at the Archaeology magazine and there they said it was not likely he would be the Hittite prince. If he was murdered, then surely his body would have been thrown away, and ...
  Topic: What are you currently reading?
Leena

Replies: 767
Views: 206426

PostForum: Books   Posted: Thu Jan 07, 2010 4:10 pm   Subject: What are you currently reading?
Toby A.H. Wilkinson "Early Dynastic Egypt". I find it a very good book.

Leena Smile
  Topic: Questions from a newbie - Part 1
Leena

Replies: 7
Views: 5021

PostForum: Mythology and Religion   Posted: Mon Dec 21, 2009 12:09 pm   Subject: Questions from a newbie - Part 1
Oh what a thoroughly enjoyable discussion. And a wonderful reading list.
I am very interested in the goddess Isis and here I have good reference books about her too. Thank you SO much!

Leena Smile
  Topic: Hi - suggest me a home study course?
Leena

Replies: 2
Views: 2969

PostForum: Say Hello   Posted: Mon Dec 21, 2009 11:26 am   Subject: Hi - suggest me a home study course?
Well you might like to check out Manchester University's Certificate of Egyptology course. Perhaps I am allowed to put the link here? (Moderator: take this away if it is not ok):

http://www.knhcent ...
  Topic: A newbie (Egyptology student)
Leena

Replies: 9
Views: 3669

PostForum: Say Hello   Posted: Sun Dec 20, 2009 8:39 am   Subject: A newbie (Egyptology student)
Thank you for the links Smile I only have a problem with the copyright issues... Now of course there are plenty of photos "out there" and when I make a painting, it isn't a copy of the photo as ...
  Topic: Religion within the Home
Leena

Replies: 15
Views: 9903

PostForum: Mythology and Religion   Posted: Tue Dec 08, 2009 7:14 am   Subject: Religion within the Home
Ok, here goes:

Nicholas Reeves 'Egypt's False Prophet: Akhenaten' 2005 London: Thames and Hudson' page 139

"None the less, the citizens of el-Amarna and Egypt generally seem to have strugg ...
  Topic: Tribute to Cleopatra and Son Cesarian
Leena

Replies: 3
Views: 2725

PostForum: Pharaohs and Queens   Posted: Tue Dec 08, 2009 7:00 am   Subject: Tribute to Cleopatra and Son Cesarian
I think I read that they continued building / decorating the Denderah temple for years after Cleopatra's death. (Joyce Tyldesley's book about Cleopatra, don't have it with me here so cannot give you a ...
  Topic: Egyptian Owl
Leena

Replies: 11
Views: 10940

PostForum: Mythology and Religion   Posted: Tue Dec 08, 2009 6:54 am   Subject: Egyptian Owl
About the owl as a hieroglyphic sign: have you noticed it looks straight at you - not usual in Egyptian art where you usually got the profile of a head?

Leena Smile
  Topic: A newbie (Egyptology student)
Leena

Replies: 9
Views: 3669

PostForum: Say Hello   Posted: Tue Dec 08, 2009 6:46 am   Subject: A newbie (Egyptology student)
Thank you for the compliment Smile And this will certainly not be my only ancient Egyptian painting - I am trying to get enough painted to have an art exhibition. It's just that this day work sort of dis ...
  Topic: Herodotus on Egypt
Leena

Replies: 20
Views: 12759

PostForum: Art and Literature   Posted: Mon Dec 07, 2009 12:13 pm   Subject: Herodotus on Egypt
Herodotus strives for accuracy and often mentions he cannot verify the information. He states clearly what is his own observation, and what he has only heard.

He doesn't enclose his sources, but o ...
  Topic: Need The Source Picture For This
Leena

Replies: 23
Views: 10888

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Dec 07, 2009 12:03 pm   Subject: Need The Source Picture For This
Ah yes, the Denderah zodiac... I think I'll make a painting of it one day.
Wasn't there some interesting story about it that related to Champollion... He used a cartouche somewhere around this zodiac ...
  Topic: cleopatra selene's mausoleum
Leena

Replies: 6
Views: 5328

PostForum: Pharaohs and Queens   Posted: Mon Dec 07, 2009 11:49 am   Subject: cleopatra selene's mausoleum
Fascinating! I had no idea this tomb existed. I just finished reading Joyce Tyldesley's book about Cleopatra (took it up partly because I was/am painting an oil painting of Cleopatra and Caesarion on ...
 
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