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  Topic: why did the egyptians biuld/carve the sphinx.
karnsculpture

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PostForum: Sphinx   Posted: Sat Jul 06, 2019 10:28 pm   Subject: why did the egyptians biuld/carve the sphinx.
You are quite correct he didnít re-carve the face but the beard appears to either be a later addition or was made to look like the 18th dynasty style.
  Topic: why did the egyptians biuld/carve the sphinx.
karnsculpture

Replies: 24
Views: 15761

PostForum: Sphinx   Posted: Sat Jul 06, 2019 7:51 am   Subject: why did the egyptians biuld/carve the sphinx.
The sphinx is a reference element to locate the main portal into the Great Pyramid that was concealed until circa the 800s AD when the Caliph Mamoun (?) supposedly forced an entry into the structure. ...
  Topic: Tutankhamun A Warrior King?
karnsculpture

Replies: 33
Views: 2434

PostForum: Pharaohs and Queens   Posted: Wed Jun 26, 2019 7:28 pm   Subject: Tutankhamun A Warrior King?
I think weíve got totally different perspectives but I appreciate the post above. I find the walking sticks and seated plus chariot riding depictions interesting because the medical examinations of hi ...
  Topic: Tutankhamun A Warrior King?
karnsculpture

Replies: 33
Views: 2434

PostForum: Pharaohs and Queens   Posted: Sat Jun 22, 2019 8:56 pm   Subject: Tutankhamun A Warrior King?
Lutz, try the following.

Find a colored image of the Antechamber of KV62 with the two black sentinel statues. (The Griffith Institute website has it.)

Load the image in Microsoft Paint, select a ...
  Topic: Tutankhamun A Warrior King?
karnsculpture

Replies: 33
Views: 2434

PostForum: Pharaohs and Queens   Posted: Sat Jun 22, 2019 6:40 pm   Subject: Tutankhamun A Warrior King?
Two examples - small golden shrine and painted box

https://images.app.goo.gl/NK7XaB4jomR2jqS77

https://images.app.goo.gl/DRpWofbWFnDupUAc9

Both show Tut in a chair shooting arrows with his w ...
  Topic: Tutankhamun A Warrior King?
karnsculpture

Replies: 33
Views: 2434

PostForum: Pharaohs and Queens   Posted: Thu Jun 20, 2019 6:19 pm   Subject: Tutankhamun A Warrior King?
Heís shown shooting arrows from a seated position. The disability doesnít mean he was never active.
  Topic: Tutankhamun A Warrior King?
karnsculpture

Replies: 33
Views: 2434

PostForum: Pharaohs and Queens   Posted: Thu Jun 20, 2019 12:01 am   Subject: Tutankhamun A Warrior King?
He was the king, he wonít have actually been in the front line as a foot soldier. He had chariots, horses and men to support and protect him. The items in the tomb were definitely his, thatís fact, th ...
  Topic: The other KV35 mummy. Who is it?
karnsculpture

Replies: 153
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PostForum: Evidence from Amarna   Posted: Mon Apr 22, 2019 8:12 am   Subject: The other KV35 mummy. Who is it?
Itís frustrating. I hope that the wealth of material from KV40 can also be published as that looks quite promising in terms of information about the harems of Tuthmose IV and Amenhotep III.

https:/ ...
  Topic: The other KV35 mummy. Who is it?
karnsculpture

Replies: 153
Views: 58239

PostForum: Evidence from Amarna   Posted: Sun Apr 21, 2019 6:12 pm   Subject: The other KV35 mummy. Who is it?
Have there been any new developments relating to this mummy?
  Topic: Nicholas Reeves : The Burial of Nefertiti? (2015)
karnsculpture

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PostForum: Evidence from Amarna   Posted: Fri Mar 22, 2019 9:40 pm   Subject: Nicholas Reeves : The Burial of Nefertiti? (2015)
Neferneferuaten appears to have reinstated the worship of Amun, if the graffito from the tomb of Pairi is to be believed.

Murnane, W; Texts from the Amarna Period, Atlanta: Scholars Press (1995). ...
  Topic: Nicholas Reeves : The Burial of Nefertiti? (2015)
karnsculpture

Replies: 480
Views: 91504

PostForum: Evidence from Amarna   Posted: Sun Mar 17, 2019 1:53 pm   Subject: Nicholas Reeves : The Burial of Nefertiti? (2015)
Thank you for the links above, definitely worth taking the time to read. From:

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/326490081_ACCEPTED_FOR_PUBLICATION_IN_JOURNAL_OF_CULTURAL_HERITAGE_Geophysica ...
  Topic: Nicholas Reeves : The Burial of Nefertiti? (2015)
karnsculpture

Replies: 480
Views: 91504

PostForum: Evidence from Amarna   Posted: Sun Mar 10, 2019 10:15 pm   Subject: Nicholas Reeves : The Burial of Nefertiti? (2015)
There must be a lot to consider if the anomalies are so close to existing tombs.

How risky would it be?
  Topic: Nicholas Reeves : The Burial of Nefertiti? (2015)
karnsculpture

Replies: 480
Views: 91504

PostForum: Evidence from Amarna   Posted: Sat Mar 09, 2019 3:47 pm   Subject: Nicholas Reeves : The Burial of Nefertiti? (2015)
Thank you for sharing. Hopefully some formal investigations into these two anomalies will take place in the near future.
  Topic: Are the pyramids really tombs or are the experts wrong
karnsculpture

Replies: 153
Views: 3428

PostForum: Pyramids, Tombs, & Monuments   Posted: Fri Mar 08, 2019 8:52 pm   Subject: Are the pyramids really tombs or are the experts wrong
Iím fine with them being tombs but also having other functions, some of which we may understand and some we canít as we werenít there.

Iím leaving it at that, the Amarna tar pits are looking invit ...
  Topic: Are the pyramids really tombs or are the experts wrong
karnsculpture

Replies: 153
Views: 3428

PostForum: Pyramids, Tombs, & Monuments   Posted: Wed Mar 06, 2019 11:03 pm   Subject: Are the pyramids really tombs or are the experts wrong
Taking a step back, canít the pyramids be tombs AND also an object of worship representing the king / god himself? This would fit the way that Khaemwaset for example referred to the ďplace of SneferuĒ ...
 
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