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  Topic: Egypt in Syria/Palestine
dzama923

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PostForum: Miscellaneous   Posted: Wed Feb 20, 2019 8:34 pm   Subject: Egypt in Syria/Palestine
Egyptian finds in Syria/Palestine...

https://www.academia.edu/38309062/HOTEPIBRA_AT_JERICHO._INTERCONNECTIONS_BETWEEN_EGYPT_AND_SYRIA-PALESTINE_DURING_THE_13TH_DYNASTY?auto=download&campaign=w ...
  Topic: Is Oedipus Akhenaten??
dzama923

Replies: 31
Views: 21609

PostForum: Mythology and Religion   Posted: Wed Feb 20, 2019 2:57 am   Subject: Is Oedipus Akhenaten??
Well, that is interesting. They are called the Theban plays, afterall. I never thought about what they meant by the Theban plays. Might have to do some research about influences on ancient Greek cultu ...
  Topic: Ancient Egyptian words for numbers and colours
dzama923

Replies: 6
Views: 1824

PostForum: Art and Literature   Posted: Tue Feb 19, 2019 6:55 pm   Subject: Ancient Egyptian words for numbers and colours
I forgot where I read it, I think it was in Raymond O'Faulkner's Book of the Dead, where it is describing the colors of the felspars put on the neck of the deceased. I did a search, and I came up with ...
  Topic: The goddess Mut
dzama923

Replies: 7
Views: 3900

PostForum: Mythology and Religion   Posted: Sun Feb 17, 2019 6:58 pm   Subject: The goddess Mut
The Mut precinct, what is the arabic name? I want to find where this on an Ancient Egyptian map.
  Topic: Statues of Isis
dzama923

Replies: 11
Views: 6648

PostForum: Mythology and Religion   Posted: Sun Feb 17, 2019 6:24 pm   Subject: Statues of Isis
Hmm, I wonder if the large statues at the MET in NYC are of Isis. I don't think so. If I remember correctly, the bigger statues there are of Hatshepsut. I am talking of statues around 3 meters high. T ...
  Topic: Is this real?
dzama923

Replies: 2
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PostForum: Pyramids, Tombs, & Monuments   Posted: Sun Feb 17, 2019 4:22 pm   Subject: Is this real?
Oh, well, I didn't think they were real. I found some more information. It turns out it the "Windows of the World" park in Shenzhen, China. It is a replica of the original Egyptian site. Her ...
  Topic: Is this real?
dzama923

Replies: 2
Views: 20

PostForum: Pyramids, Tombs, & Monuments   Posted: Sun Feb 17, 2019 4:22 pm   Subject: Is this real?
Oh, well, I didn't think they were real. I found some more information. It turns out it the "Windows of the World" park in Shenzhen, China. It is a replica of the original Egyptian site. Her ...
  Topic: Is this real?
dzama923

Replies: 2
Views: 20

PostForum: Pyramids, Tombs, & Monuments   Posted: Sun Feb 17, 2019 4:15 pm   Subject: Is this real?
My friend just posted this on his Facebook page. It seems to be some Egyptian styled statue, and foyer. It looks like the entrance to Abu Simbel, just smaller. The picture claims it is in Shenzen, Chi ...
  Topic: Egyptian astronomy questions
dzama923

Replies: 16
Views: 13182

PostForum: Mythology and Religion   Posted: Fri Feb 15, 2019 4:42 am   Subject: Egyptian astronomy questions
"The imperishable stars ursa major", I wonder how that is translated. It would seem that we still use constellations that the Egyptian's were using. I have also heard the imperishable stars ...
  Topic: Zodiac
dzama923

Replies: 7
Views: 4415

PostForum: Mythology and Religion   Posted: Fri Feb 15, 2019 4:29 am   Subject: Zodiac
The Mesopotamian Zodiac is very similar to the Egyptian one, for example a lot of the signs are used, like the crab, ram, twins, etc... Their civilizations sprouted up around the same time. To my know ...
  Topic: Ancient Egyptian words for numbers and colours
dzama923

Replies: 6
Views: 1824

PostForum: Art and Literature   Posted: Thu Feb 14, 2019 7:42 pm   Subject: Ancient Egyptian words for numbers and colours
It should be noted, that the green and blue to them was a little different. As there was the idea that green blue, were the same.
  Topic: 2500 year old artifact returned to Egypt
dzama923

Replies: 7
Views: 3758

PostForum: Art and Literature   Posted: Thu Feb 14, 2019 7:39 pm   Subject: 2500 year old artifact returned to Egypt
That, and you can also look at this problem throughout history. It has been happening since the time of the Pharaohs, themselves. Theives looting the tombs, presumably to sell the items off. This is n ...
  Topic: Art
dzama923

Replies: 21
Views: 9982

PostForum: Art and Literature   Posted: Thu Feb 14, 2019 7:33 pm   Subject: Art
Speaking of plastic surgery... Did the Egyptians perform surgeries? I know in Peru they would bore holes in a patient's head to relieve them of dieases or illnesses. I don't know much about the proced ...
  Topic: Rosetta Stone
dzama923

Replies: 4
Views: 3535

PostForum: Art and Literature   Posted: Thu Feb 14, 2019 7:18 pm   Subject: Rosetta Stone
haha... You would think with all the meticulous processes archaeologists have these days to preserve artifacts, they would have taken better care of the Rosetta Stone. I always thought it was black, b ...
  Topic: Newbie... how did we get our knowledge of the language?
dzama923

Replies: 14
Views: 7458

PostForum: Art and Literature   Posted: Thu Feb 14, 2019 7:10 pm   Subject: Newbie... how did we get our knowledge of the language?
It was briefly mentioned, but the Greek writing on the Rosetta Stone helped a lot as well. If all the parts of the puzzle were not there, it would be much harder to decipher.
 
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