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  Topic: Egypt in England (2012) - Bargain from Oxbow Books
neseret

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PostForum: Books   Posted: Sat May 12, 2018 10:07 pm   Subject: Egypt in England (2012) - Bargain from Oxbow Books
I remember Chris' work from when we published this article, along with Richard Lunn:

Elliott, Chris, Katherine Griffis-Greenberg, and Richard Lunn. 2003. Egypt in London – Entertainment and Commerc ...
  Topic: Tutankhamun's Outermost Shrine
neseret

Replies: 10
Views: 786

PostForum: Art and Literature   Posted: Sat May 12, 2018 9:55 pm   Subject: Tutankhamun's Outermost Shrine
Online, since yesterday ...

Friedrich Abitz : Pharao als Gott in den Unterweltsbüchern des Neuen ReichesPDF - 4,5 MB] :
A study of the Books of the Netherworld in the N.K. royal tombs, which were ...
  Topic: How many hieroglyphic markings are there?
neseret

Replies: 13
Views: 4419

PostForum: Art and Literature   Posted: Mon Aug 28, 2017 11:17 pm   Subject: How many hieroglyphic markings are there?
At the risk of opening a very old can of worms here, let me just note that in our ancient Egyptian classes, the "number of glyphs" used at various periods went like this:

Old Kingdom: rou ...
  Topic: Looking for a papyrus painting (spell 151) head of mystery
neseret

Replies: 24
Views: 3009

PostForum: Art and Literature   Posted: Mon Apr 03, 2017 8:30 am   Subject: Looking for a papyrus painting (spell 151) head of mystery
Is the holy Isched tree, the same as the tree of life?

Not in the biblical sense that it bears fruit that defines knowledge of good and evil. Rather, in Egyptian thought, it is a book of sorts, up ...
  Topic: Dodson : The Canopic Equipment of the Kings of Egypt (2016)
neseret

Replies: 3
Views: 1056

PostForum: Books   Posted: Wed Mar 22, 2017 7:31 pm   Subject: Dodson : The Canopic Equipment of the Kings of Egypt (2016)
I have the edition from 1994. If not, I would also buy it as PDF, because I like to have such basic works by hand when I am in Egypt...


I was lucky enough to get my copy when Kegan Paul Internati ...
  Topic: Tourist Entry Visa and Ticket Prices for Tourists Increase
neseret

Replies: 3
Views: 1090

PostForum: Travel   Posted: Wed Mar 22, 2017 7:22 pm   Subject: Tourist Entry Visa and Ticket Prices for Tourists Increase
" Egypt approves price hike for multiple entry visas, maintains old price for single entryEgypt's cabinet decided on Tuesday to raise the price of multiple entry tourist visas from $35 to $60, wh ...
  Topic: Did egyptians use cogs?
neseret

Replies: 3
Views: 3368

PostForum: Homework Help   Posted: Thu Mar 16, 2017 6:16 pm   Subject: Did egyptians use cogs?
Cogs are what clocks are made out of. They are gears. They are used in various machines, like waterwheels, and mills. They are circular with pegs, indentations, or ridges that move together with other ...
  Topic: travelling
neseret

Replies: 9
Views: 5116

PostForum: Travel   Posted: Mon Feb 27, 2017 1:00 am   Subject: Re: I want to visit Egypt
Hi, guys, I want to visit Egypt but I don't know which season is perfect for me. Please any body suggest me the best time to visit Egypt.

The "High season", when the weather is most hospi ...
  Topic: Opening of the mouth & Hours of the night
neseret

Replies: 16
Views: 7743

PostForum: Mythology and Religion   Posted: Fri Feb 24, 2017 7:06 pm   Subject: Opening of the mouth & Hours of the night
That is interesting I never heard of them using a blade or harpoon for the opening of the mouth. I saw a picture of an implement that seemed to be carved of wood, it looked like a cross between a snak ...
  Topic: Noun "kiss" in Egyptian language
neseret

Replies: 2
Views: 809

PostForum: Art and Literature   Posted: Sun Feb 19, 2017 10:35 pm   Subject: Re: Noun "kiss" in Egyptian language
One question. Did Ancient Egyptian had word for noun "kiss"? I know that there is a verb "to kiss" (also "to smell") - sn. From my humble knowledge, I propose it would be ...
  Topic: DNA and mummies KV35YL and KV55
neseret

Replies: 48
Views: 6167

PostForum: Evidence from Amarna   Posted: Sat Jan 21, 2017 12:13 pm   Subject: Re: DNA and mummies KV35YL and KV55
In relation to DNA, in such a seriously inbred family, could KV35YL and KV55 (mummies) be as easily Father-Daughter as they are Brother-Sister?

KV35YL shows DNA from Tiye and Amenhotep III, while K ...
  Topic: Stories of the Sphinx
neseret

Replies: 4
Views: 1877

PostForum: Sphinx   Posted: Mon Jan 16, 2017 8:10 pm   Subject: Stories of the Sphinx
... I remember my 6th grade teacher saying an invading army used the sphinx as target practice. It's too bad we feel this way. ...
It is a pity that teachers still today tell their pupils such nonsen ...
  Topic: Sphinx in Ancient Literature
neseret

Replies: 10
Views: 7571

PostForum: Sphinx   Posted: Fri Jan 13, 2017 4:16 pm   Subject: Re: Sphinx in Ancient Literature
Other than the famous Oedipus Rex, does anyone know of any other Ancient Greek, Roman or Egyptian literature that the SPhinx appears in, or plays a role in?

Also, does anyone know of any good acade ...
  Topic: The Magic Bricks in KV55
neseret

Replies: 46
Views: 11315

PostForum: Pyramids, Tombs, & Monuments   Posted: Tue Jan 10, 2017 9:21 pm   Subject: The Magic Bricks in KV55
There is not a single one among them which allows to identify the bones with a king named Semenchkara (or any other).
... if we could (and again, I'm convinced we can) definitively rule out Akhenaten ...
  Topic: The Magic Bricks in KV55
neseret

Replies: 46
Views: 11315

PostForum: Pyramids, Tombs, & Monuments   Posted: Sun Jan 08, 2017 11:17 pm   Subject: The Magic Bricks in KV55
I thought the most recent examinaters of the mummy came to the conclusion that the body could be old enough to be Akhenaten?

They did, but I find their evidence to be less than convincing. The rece ...
 
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