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  Topic: What can this be?
kevininabydos

Replies: 3
Views: 1370

PostForum: Miscellaneous   Posted: Thu Jan 19, 2012 9:30 pm   Subject: What can this be?
It looks like a papyrus polishing stone to me.
  Topic: Question re Tey, Aye's wife
kevininabydos

Replies: 29
Views: 16492

PostForum: Evidence from Amarna   Posted: Wed Jun 15, 2011 9:04 am   Subject: Question re Tey, Aye's wife
Hmm, that's 4. Seems not to be such a rare honour. Wink
  Topic: Wall reliefs at Karnak with shades/tent coverings on columns
kevininabydos

Replies: 6
Views: 3582

PostForum: Pyramids, Tombs, & Monuments   Posted: Thu Jun 02, 2011 6:14 am   Subject: Wall reliefs at Karnak with shades/tent coverings on columns
Yes, but these are someones interpretation of that they think it looked like just as the awning drawing.
What actual evidence is there that the Hypostyle hall was roofed over in stone? These slabs o ...
  Topic: Monkey figures of royal family
kevininabydos

Replies: 4
Views: 3865

PostForum: Evidence from Amarna   Posted: Tue May 03, 2011 1:12 pm   Subject: Monkey figures of royal family
There is a satirical papyrus where animals take the place of humans but I cannot recall which museum it is in, it could be London or Berlin.
  Topic: Why is the Greek name different
kevininabydos

Replies: 20
Views: 8965

PostForum: Pharaohs and Queens   Posted: Tue Apr 19, 2011 2:39 am   Subject: Why is the Greek name different
The first thing that springs to mind for me is that the Greeks spoke Greek not ancient Egyptian. Idea
  Topic: Looting the Great Pyramid
kevininabydos

Replies: 8
Views: 5508

PostForum: Pyramids, Tombs, & Monuments   Posted: Tue Apr 19, 2011 2:34 am   Subject: Looting the Great Pyramid
I suppose if you consider an especially designed rock-cut chamber lined in dressed slabs and roofed with stone beams "buried in the sand"..... anything could be possible.
There were 5 boat ...
  Topic: latest on Hawass saga...
kevininabydos

Replies: 6
Views: 2933

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Apr 19, 2011 2:22 am   Subject: latest on Hawass saga...
More slippery than an eel. He wriggled out of this one. http://www.drhawass.com/blog/decision-court-case-against-me
  Topic: zahi hawass steps down
kevininabydos

Replies: 34
Views: 15422

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Mar 30, 2011 7:10 pm   Subject: zahi hawass steps down
Just goes to show the old regime is alive and kicking. In court on charges of corruption and forgery one minute and reinstated as a government minister the next! angry5 puke
  Topic: Looting of antiquities continue
kevininabydos

Replies: 37
Views: 27150

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Mar 26, 2011 9:07 pm   Subject: Looting of antiquities continue
Mechanical earth moving machinery is now being used along the sacred way in Abydos. I have seen two 1st/2nd dynasty style pots (the huge grain storage type) completely smashed and a third damaged at t ...
  Topic: Looting of antiquities continue
kevininabydos

Replies: 37
Views: 27150

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Mar 17, 2011 7:15 pm   Subject: Looting of antiquities continue
Looting and attempted looting continues in Abydos, I counted 6 illegal digs along left side of the desert road to Beni Mansour this morning. These started at about the dog cemetery and continued at in ...
  Topic: Looting of antiquities continue
kevininabydos

Replies: 37
Views: 27150

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Mar 15, 2011 4:02 pm   Subject: Looting of antiquities continue
So much for Hawass's assurances that only 8 items were missing and unaccounted for! cussing
  Topic: zahi hawass steps down
kevininabydos

Replies: 34
Views: 15422

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Mar 12, 2011 8:08 am   Subject: zahi hawass steps down
You think he got down and dirty with the archaeologists who were doing the excavation? Working in the heat with the flies, no running water, no toilet facilities, hours of back stiffening, elbow scrap ...
  Topic: The army has arrived!
kevininabydos

Replies: 9
Views: 12554

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Mar 11, 2011 7:18 am   Subject: The army has arrived!
When the American mission does get here they will be shocked to see the extent of the illegal digs. There are several within line of sight of the excavation they were working on by the walls of Shunet ...
  Topic: The army has arrived!
kevininabydos

Replies: 9
Views: 12554

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Mar 10, 2011 6:33 am   Subject: The army has arrived!
The German mission is here working in Umm el Qa'ab which accounts for the army presence. Apart from them "guarding" the Germans they have had ZERO impact on the looting. Now I am finding pla ...
  Topic: Retirement in Luxor
kevininabydos

Replies: 7
Views: 4119

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Mar 09, 2011 8:41 am   Subject: Retirement in Luxor
All sales and purchases of property have been suspended until further notice in Egypt.
If you are serious in your desire to semi retire/retire here I would recommended you employ a fully qualified l ...
 
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