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  Topic: 18.000 AE artefacts removed from view at the Met
Segereh

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PostForum: Miscellaneous   Posted: Mon Jul 16, 2012 7:54 am   Subject: 18.000 AE artefacts removed from view at the Met
For anyone planning to visit New York (and the Metropolitan Museum) in the near future:
http://galleristny.com/2012/07/met-costume-institute-construction-displaces-18000-egyptian-artifacts/
Roughly ...
  Topic: Where in AE is Amenhotep II?
Segereh

Replies: 27
Views: 10078

PostForum: Pharaohs and Queens   Posted: Thu May 10, 2012 4:49 am   Subject: Where in AE is Amenhotep II?
Thutmose IV was the legitimate heir, as evidenced by that fact that the heir's name was Thutmose -- with kings' names alternating between Amenhotep and Thutmose.
That makes no sense really.
Infant m ...
  Topic: Can you help me translate something?
Segereh

Replies: 21
Views: 6838

PostForum: Art and Literature   Posted: Tue May 01, 2012 6:35 pm   Subject: Can you help me translate something?
as I've stated before I dont want to involve religion in this discussion,
I want an answer for my questions regardless of my background.
Your mention of your background is so far the only religious ...
  Topic: Female arm position on coffins
Segereh

Replies: 7
Views: 3764

PostForum: Pyramids, Tombs, & Monuments   Posted: Thu Apr 26, 2012 3:10 pm   Subject: Female arm position on coffins
It's also a case of pure evolution, I think.
The late 18th and pre-Ramses II 19th Dynasty artforms are typified by a return to orthodoxy, enriched by what was "useful" from the Amarna perio ...
  Topic: Female arm position on coffins
Segereh

Replies: 7
Views: 3764

PostForum: Pyramids, Tombs, & Monuments   Posted: Thu Apr 26, 2012 4:33 am   Subject: Re: Female arm position on coffins
Does anyone know of other examples in other museums?
http://www.brooklynmuseum.org/opencollection/objects/116784/Coffin_of_the_Lady_of_the_House_Weretwahset_Reinscribed_for_Bensuipet_Containing_Face_ ...
  Topic: Doorway naming Senakhtenre (Tao) found in Thebes
Segereh

Replies: 12
Views: 5994

PostForum: Pyramids, Tombs, & Monuments   Posted: Wed Mar 28, 2012 6:08 pm   Subject: Doorway naming Senakhtenre (Tao) found in Thebes
So they're saying it's the transitive verb snxt = "make strong", "strengthen".
"s-nx.t" (to make strong) is part of the same family as "s-grh" (to make peacefu ...
  Topic: ahmose nefertari's coffins
Segereh

Replies: 5
Views: 2702

PostForum: Pharaohs and Queens   Posted: Wed Mar 28, 2012 5:44 pm   Subject: Re: ahmose nefertari's coffins
They are huge. Such a big coffin for such a small woman.
Those 2,5 up to 3m long coffins were outer coffins, holding inner coffins that were mostly only just big enough to house the mummy within.
Du ...
  Topic: El-Amarna tablets in Akkadian
Segereh

Replies: 4
Views: 4658

PostForum: Evidence from Amarna   Posted: Thu Oct 27, 2011 5:50 pm   Subject: El-Amarna tablets in Akkadian
Moran's "The Amarna Letters" is indeed standard material.
For quick online research I could recommend http://www.specialtyinterests.net/eae.html.
The texts themselves are abbreviated and s ...
  Topic: Pharaohs who have claimed to single-handedly win battles.
Segereh

Replies: 11
Views: 7968

PostForum: Homework Help   Posted: Sun Oct 23, 2011 10:35 pm   Subject: Pharaohs who have claimed to single-handedly win battles.
Ramesses II never really boasted a single-handed victory.
When his forces were outnumbered at Kadesh, according to his Karnak inscriptions he prayed for help from Amun.

Now though I prayed in the ...
  Topic: Little Spam Problem
Segereh

Replies: 4
Views: 2949

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Dec 13, 2009 12:11 pm   Subject: Little Spam Problem
It's not a big thing...
but yesterday I received a mail from Carl Sandler Berkowitz (berkowitz@frontiernet.net).
I mention this because I have a feeling he used a forum members list like that of ED. ...
  Topic: Did Cleopatra read the Bible? / Cleopatra's titles
Segereh

Replies: 20
Views: 13489

PostForum: Pharaohs and Queens   Posted: Thu Dec 10, 2009 11:32 am   Subject: Did Cleopatra read the Bible? / Cleopatra's titles
The translation of the Tora into the Greek took advantage in the time of the king Ptolemaios II. Philadelphos (282-246 BC). The king decides on recommendation of his court official Demetrius of Phaler ...
  Topic: What are you educated in?
Segereh

Replies: 6
Views: 3219

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Dec 09, 2009 8:54 am   Subject: Re: What are you educated in?
My interest in ancient Egypt began early, about age 9, as I recall, when I used to slip over into the adult section of the local public library to pull down a copy of Carter's Tomb of Tutankhamun. Fro ...
  Topic: Need The Source Picture For This
Segereh

Replies: 23
Views: 10190

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Dec 08, 2009 12:55 pm   Subject: Need The Source Picture For This
I can read, but you can't.
Can I use that line for my signature?
  Topic: HomeStudy??
Segereh

Replies: 7
Views: 3589

PostForum: Miscellaneous   Posted: Tue Dec 08, 2009 12:53 pm   Subject: HomeStudy??
Shocked

That's just **** up...
I've never been involved with HomeStudy, but the name's been dropped here before.
I sure hope it's not as bad as it seems: getting your money back is never easy. ...
  Topic: Egyptian christmas?
Segereh

Replies: 18
Views: 13528

PostForum: Mythology and Religion   Posted: Tue Dec 08, 2009 12:42 pm   Subject: Egyptian christmas?
I think there were plenty of divine births celebrated around 25th December - gave nice symbolism to the power of the god / person being born at a time when the sun "began its return". A most ...
 
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