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  Topic: Interview with Dr J. van Dijk - Human sacrifice, KV 57 etc
Philip Arrhidaeus

Replies: 16
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PostForum: Pyramids, Tombs, & Monuments   Posted: Sat Jun 27, 2009 7:11 pm   Subject: Interview with Dr J. van Dijk - Human sacrifice, KV 57 etc
I wrote: I’ve always taught that it was a pylon
The more intellectual member of the family - my son - told me it is: 'thought'.

Strange he is reading my posts on this forum.

"I've learned ...
  Topic: Interview with Dr J. van Dijk - Human sacrifice, KV 57 etc
Philip Arrhidaeus

Replies: 16
Views: 17202

PostForum: Pyramids, Tombs, & Monuments   Posted: Sat Jun 27, 2009 5:25 pm   Subject: Interview with Dr J. van Dijk - Human sacrifice, KV 57 etc
I read this again to see if there was any more response … and I saw I’ve earlier overlooked the comment of Kmt Sesh on the possible meaning of the divine booth of Anubis. Embarassed
Interesting; I’ve ...
  Topic: Interview with Dr J. van Dijk - Human sacrifice, KV 57 etc
Philip Arrhidaeus

Replies: 16
Views: 17202

PostForum: Pyramids, Tombs, & Monuments   Posted: Thu Jun 18, 2009 12:26 pm   Subject: Interview with Dr J. van Dijk - Human sacrifice, KV 57 etc
Kmt Sesh wrote: “age didn't necessarily determine the end of a chieftain's reign. Should his "powers" fail him even at an early age, he may have faced the same demise.”
That’s right.
Maybe ...
  Topic: Interview with Dr J. van Dijk - Human sacrifice, KV 57 etc
Philip Arrhidaeus

Replies: 16
Views: 17202

PostForum: Pyramids, Tombs, & Monuments   Posted: Sun Jun 14, 2009 5:55 pm   Subject: Interview with Dr J. van Dijk - Human sacrifice, KV 57 etc
Kmt Sesh: The practice of regicide was a known fact for certain tribes of the Sudan, up into the modern era. As freeTinker mentioned, it was a "civilized" means by which to replace an old an ...
  Topic: Origins of Royal Iconography
Philip Arrhidaeus

Replies: 17
Views: 17769

PostForum: Pharaohs and Queens   Posted: Sun Dec 02, 2007 9:40 pm   Subject: Origins of Royal Iconography
Kmt-sesh, just to warn you if you ever should consider buying ‘The Thames & Hudson Dictionary of Ancient Egypt’ by Toby Wilkinson. For me, it was a bit of a disappointment. After reading ‘Early Dy ...
  Topic: Origins of Royal Iconography
Philip Arrhidaeus

Replies: 17
Views: 17769

PostForum: Pharaohs and Queens   Posted: Sat Dec 01, 2007 1:16 pm   Subject: Origins of Royal Iconography
Oeps, forget to mention this idea: maybe the statues are dressed with the Heb Sed cloak.

Smile
  Topic: Origins of Royal Iconography
Philip Arrhidaeus

Replies: 17
Views: 17769

PostForum: Pharaohs and Queens   Posted: Sat Dec 01, 2007 1:10 pm   Subject: Origins of Royal Iconography
Your translation is perfect, Kmt-sesh.
Wish my English was that good; it’s a struggle to write more or less comprehensible sentences. Embarassed

- The (brown) statue of Gebelein (Lyon, 90000172) is ...
  Topic: List of tombs open to tourists in the Valley of the Kings
Philip Arrhidaeus

Replies: 3
Views: 6289

PostForum: Travel   Posted: Thu Oct 26, 2006 12:37 pm   Subject: List of tombs open to tourists in the Valley of the Kings
Maybe this is also of some interest, although I don't know if it’s always up to date. My own experience is that it's not. But it is a very good guideline to start with.

http://www.cyclejp.com/lux ...
  Topic: pictures of the pyramids when new?
Philip Arrhidaeus

Replies: 6
Views: 3736

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Oct 18, 2006 8:34 am   Subject: pictures of the pyramids when new?
tone 1965 wrote:... and also tried a number of shops ...

From that I understand that a book is also a possibility?

'L'Egypte Restituée, Tome 3, Sites, temples et pyramides de Moyenne et Basse ...
  Topic: Nefertiti: an aging beauty
Philip Arrhidaeus

Replies: 3
Views: 3806

PostForum: Evidence from Amarna   Posted: Fri Sep 08, 2006 7:09 pm   Subject: Nefertiti: an aging beauty
http://dsc.discovery.com/news/2006/09/05/nefertiti_arc.html?category=history&guid=20060905110030

"Nefertiti, one of the ancient world's legendary beauties, may have had wrinkles and bags under ...
  Topic: Ancient humans 'followed rains'
Philip Arrhidaeus

Replies: 10
Views: 15559

PostForum: Pre-dynastic Egypt   Posted: Fri Sep 08, 2006 6:51 pm   Subject: Ancient humans 'followed rains'
This is a ‘very short’ answer Wink for a very complicated question.

Tools of the Acheulean man are found dating from 200.000 B.C. and small communities north of Assyut are attested from 120.0 ...
  Topic: God(dess) of Chaos
Philip Arrhidaeus

Replies: 2
Views: 4372

PostForum: Mythology and Religion   Posted: Fri Sep 08, 2006 2:21 pm   Subject: God(dess) of Chaos
As far as I know Osiris II, you are right.

Maat is a godess, but also a word.
maa: be true, be just
maat: thruth, justice
Then Maat is: godess of thruth

isfet is just a word meaning evil, w ...
  Topic: The cache of Amun priests, found in 1891
Philip Arrhidaeus

Replies: 10
Views: 7444

PostForum: Pyramids, Tombs, & Monuments   Posted: Thu Mar 16, 2006 6:22 pm   Subject: The cache of Amun priests, found in 1891
Thanks Nekht-Ankh, for your honest ‘addendum’.
I will nevertheless buy this issue of KMT and try to find the articles in the mentioned bibliography.
  Topic: The cache of Amun priests, found in 1891
Philip Arrhidaeus

Replies: 10
Views: 7444

PostForum: Pyramids, Tombs, & Monuments   Posted: Thu Mar 16, 2006 4:58 pm   Subject: The cache of Amun priests, found in 1891
Thank you very much, Nekht-Ankh for the information; this is a big help.
Now I certainly will order that back issue of KMT.
Would you be so kind to confirm that is indeed the ‘Winter 93/94’ issu ...
  Topic: The cache of Amun priests, found in 1891
Philip Arrhidaeus

Replies: 10
Views: 7444

PostForum: Pyramids, Tombs, & Monuments   Posted: Wed Mar 15, 2006 5:13 pm   Subject: The cache of Amun priests, found in 1891
I was wondering if the museum in Leiden has one as well. They do have some beautiful coffins and some were 21st dynasty. I don't remember reading anything about this cache though.
I don’t know for ...
 
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