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  Topic: Egyptian names in other ancient languages?
Mennefer

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PostForum: Miscellaneous   Posted: Wed Jan 16, 2019 11:13 am   Subject: Egyptian names in other ancient languages?
How would "Khufu" have been originally pronounced in Old Egyptian? According to Loprieno (1995, p 82) the Greek form "Cheops" was rendered from Demotic *xaʔʔof (Cha'of). ...
  Topic: Ancient Egyptian Beer
Mennefer

Replies: 2
Views: 679

PostForum: Miscellaneous   Posted: Tue Aug 14, 2018 11:56 am   Subject: Ancient Egyptian Beer
Thanks for sharing. I tried making a batch of "Egyptian" beer with coriander seeds last year using modern brewing equipment. The fresh beer was quite tasty but ended up sour after a couple o ...
  Topic: Use of wool in ancient Egypt?
Mennefer

Replies: 11
Views: 4364

PostForum: Miscellaneous   Posted: Fri Mar 10, 2017 12:10 pm   Subject: Use of wool in ancient Egypt?
Paul T. Nicholson / Ian Shaw : Ancient Egyptian Materials and Technology. - Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2000. - ISBN : 0521452570. - XXI, 702 p. - Page 269 :


Greetings, Lutz.

Inte ...
  Topic: Use of wool in ancient Egypt?
Mennefer

Replies: 11
Views: 4364

PostForum: Miscellaneous   Posted: Tue Aug 02, 2016 9:36 am   Subject: Use of wool in ancient Egypt?
How common was wool for textiles in ancient Egypt? I sometimes come across the claim that "wool was probably used for textiles more than we think", but what evidence do we have? As far as I ...
  Topic: Is Sally Ann Ashton a trustworthy scholar?
Mennefer

Replies: 3
Views: 1630

PostForum: Miscellaneous   Posted: Tue Aug 02, 2016 9:23 am   Subject: Is Sally Ann Ashton a trustworthy scholar?
Thank you for your interesting comments Neseret. My problem with Ashton's writings is not so much Afrocentrism as her unscientific arguments and selective reading of the sources. For instance, she bri ...
  Topic: Is Sally Ann Ashton a trustworthy scholar?
Mennefer

Replies: 3
Views: 1630

PostForum: Miscellaneous   Posted: Mon Jul 25, 2016 3:01 pm   Subject: Is Sally Ann Ashton a trustworthy scholar?
A while ago, I found a blog called "Kemet Expert" (I don't want to link to it here) run by Sally Ann Ashton, an archeologist and psychologist student who has also written extensively about a ...
  Topic: Is the Egyptian word NTR, "god", related to nature
Mennefer

Replies: 23
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PostForum: Mythology and Religion   Posted: Wed May 04, 2016 7:29 am   Subject: Is the Egyptian word NTR, "god", related to nature
As already pointed out by neseret the similarieties between nTr and nature as well as Physis-Isis are false etymologies. nTr is rendered as "na-te" in Akkadian (14th century BC) and "no ...
  Topic: Fields of Aaru...
Mennefer

Replies: 5
Views: 3374

PostForum: Mythology and Religion   Posted: Mon Jan 11, 2016 12:57 pm   Subject: Fields of Aaru...
The Book of Coming Forth by Day, Papyrus of Ani.
  Topic: Fields of Aaru...
Mennefer

Replies: 5
Views: 3374

PostForum: Mythology and Religion   Posted: Mon Jan 11, 2016 12:57 pm   Subject: Fields of Aaru...
The Book of Coming Forth by Day, Papyrus of Ani.
  Topic: Movie «Gods of Egypt»
Mennefer

Replies: 3
Views: 1757

PostForum: Miscellaneous   Posted: Thu Nov 26, 2015 8:44 am   Subject: Movie «Gods of Egypt»
Is it a cartoon or a computer game? Hard to tell because of the CGI-overload. Idea
  Topic: Why we do not use real Egyptian names?
Mennefer

Replies: 4
Views: 1932

PostForum: Art and Literature   Posted: Wed Oct 21, 2015 12:50 pm   Subject: Why we do not use real Egyptian names?
Since most knowledge of ancient Egypt has come down to us through Greek writers e.g. Herodotos, before the decipherment of hieroglyphs. So the ancient Greek forms have stuck due to tradition. Also, th ...
  Topic: Obituary: Khaled el-Asaad: Syrian Archaeologist (Palmyra)
Mennefer

Replies: 1
Views: 1061

PostForum: Miscellaneous   Posted: Fri Aug 21, 2015 7:50 pm   Subject: Obituary: Khaled el-Asaad: Syrian Archaeologist (Palmyra)
Awful, sad news. Rest in peace Crying or Very sad
  Topic: Russian mission finds part of white wall of Memphis
Mennefer

Replies: 2
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PostForum: Pyramids, Tombs, & Monuments   Posted: Tue Apr 21, 2015 9:21 am   Subject: Russian mission finds part of white wall of Memphis
Great news! I wonder from what time the wall and other remains are dated?
  Topic: If this happend, it will be the lost for the mankind...
Mennefer

Replies: 9
Views: 3062

PostForum: Miscellaneous   Posted: Thu Mar 12, 2015 1:38 pm   Subject: If this happend, it will be the lost for the mankind...
I fear this scenario is just a matter of time. I regret saying this, but it will happen sooner or later and I fear it will happen during our own lifetime in the near future. I'd really love to to Egyp ...
  Topic: Amarna referenses to Ra, Horus and other deities?
Mennefer

Replies: 1
Views: 2345

PostForum: Evidence from Amarna   Posted: Thu Feb 05, 2015 9:49 am   Subject: Amarna referenses to Ra, Horus and other deities?
Are there any explanations as to why Akhenaten retained his thronename Neferkheperure Waenre, as well as his other royal names (preceded by glyphs for Horus and the two ladies)? There are also if I re ...
 
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