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  Topic: The Author of Not Out of Africa Pens Her Memoir
wysingm

Replies: 1
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PostForum: Books   Posted: Tue May 13, 2008 5:42 pm   Subject: The Author of Not Out of Africa Pens Her Memoir
The Author of Not Out of Africa Pens Her Memoir
By Mary Lefkowitz

May 12, 2008

review of my new book . This professor had been at Wellesley during the troubled years that I describe in the bo ...
  Topic: Origins of Ancient Egypt
wysingm

Replies: 78
Views: 80486

PostForum: Pre-dynastic Egypt   Posted: Mon May 12, 2008 8:01 pm   Subject: Origins of Ancient Egypt
Knife handle from Gebel el-Arak (3500-3100 B.C.)

http://wysinger.homestead.com/Gebelelarak.jpg

Petrie, W.M. Flinders. The Making of Egypt, London. New York, Sheldon Press; Macmillan (1939) pp. 6 ...
  Topic: Top of pyramid covered in gold?
wysingm

Replies: 8
Views: 4716

PostForum: Pyramids, Tombs, & Monuments   Posted: Mon May 12, 2008 1:59 am   Subject: Top of pyramid covered in gold?
But you know, for the life of me I can never seem to remember that queen. Thanks for the reminder, wysingm. Wink

I got your back pharaohthumb

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  Topic: Top of pyramid covered in gold?
wysingm

Replies: 8
Views: 4716

PostForum: Pyramids, Tombs, & Monuments   Posted: Sun May 11, 2008 11:41 pm   Subject: Top of pyramid covered in gold?
"An inscription found at the pyramid of Queen Udjebten by Jequier suggests that the pyramidion was cased with gold. This suggestion is further substantiated by my recent discovery at Abusir of an ...
  Topic: Karnak: is it the largest in the world?
wysingm

Replies: 8
Views: 5137

PostForum: Pyramids, Tombs, & Monuments   Posted: Sun May 11, 2008 11:12 pm   Subject: Karnak: is it the largest in the world?
I thought Karnak also had living quarters for priests too, unless they lived in Thebes, not within the temple boundaries.

http://wysinger.homestead.com/sacred_lake_op_800x294.jpg

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  Topic: Karnak: is it the largest in the world?
wysingm

Replies: 8
Views: 5137

PostForum: Pyramids, Tombs, & Monuments   Posted: Sun May 11, 2008 6:00 pm   Subject: Karnak: is it the largest in the world?
I think you're still o.k. with saying that Karnak is the LARGEST TEMPLE in the world.

I agree Osiris. Smile

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  Topic: Menstration in AE
wysingm

Replies: 45
Views: 24018

PostForum: Miscellaneous   Posted: Sun May 11, 2008 4:53 am   Subject: The Wandering Womb
Mary Lefkowitz, "THE WANDERING WOMB," The New Yorker, February 26, 1996, p. 194

About gynecology in ancient times. For women, certainly, anatomy is destiny. Not so much because of what th ...
  Topic: Karnak: is it the largest in the world?
wysingm

Replies: 8
Views: 5137

PostForum: Pyramids, Tombs, & Monuments   Posted: Sun May 11, 2008 1:44 am   Subject: Re: Karnak: is it the largest in the world?
I've seen a lot of people and sites claim that Karnak is the largest complex of religious buildings in the world. Is this true?

http://wysinger.homestead.com/angkor_461.jpg

August 13, 2007—The l ...
  Topic: Arched Wooden Harp
wysingm

Replies: 9
Views: 6800

PostForum: Art and Literature   Posted: Tue Apr 29, 2008 3:00 am   Subject: Arched Wooden Harp
Arched Wooden Harp

http://wysinger.homestead.com/harp.jpg

From the tomb of Thauenany (Any), in a private cemetery at Qurna (Western Thebes)
New Kingdom, XVIII Dynasty, 1534-1296 B.C.
Housed at ...
  Topic: Entry Fees for Monuments, Temples Tombs and Museums
wysingm

Replies: 0
Views: 3806

PostForum: Travel   Posted: Mon Apr 28, 2008 9:53 pm   Subject: Entry Fees for Monuments, Temples Tombs and Museums
Copied this from another thread.

Places that are open and closed, and the cost to enter. All pricing is quoted in Egyptian pounds.



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  Topic: The Tomb of Nefertari
wysingm

Replies: 12
Views: 8858

PostForum: Pyramids, Tombs, & Monuments   Posted: Mon Apr 28, 2008 9:33 pm   Subject: The Tomb of Nefertari
Places that are open and closed, and the cost to enter. All pricing is quoted in Egyptian pounds.



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  Topic: attaching/splicing papyrus sheets together
wysingm

Replies: 7
Views: 4613

PostForum: Art and Literature   Posted: Mon Apr 28, 2008 2:50 am   Subject: How Papyrus Paper Is Made
How Papyrus Paper Is Made

This is the first time I seen this done. Sorry if it was posted somewhere else.

A demonstration on how papyrus goes from being a plant to paper.

[url=http://www.revv ...
  Topic: Request
wysingm

Replies: 2
Views: 5917

PostForum: Forum Help   Posted: Sun Apr 27, 2008 9:53 pm   Subject: Request
Could we have a separate forum for music, dance and instruments? Can "Listen to Tutankhamun's Trumpet" be moved there.

Mandi has questions about other instruments. And I have some resear ...
  Topic: Nubia Earliest site of human sacrifice?!
wysingm

Replies: 8
Views: 11371

PostForum: Nubia   Posted: Sun Apr 27, 2008 9:09 pm   Subject: Nubia Earliest site of human sacrifice?!
These, sacrifices, in no way do they make sense in such a context. How are they to be viewed???

Diodorus Siculus (90 - 21 BC)

On the Ethiopians who dwell beyond Libya and their antiquities (Book ...
  Topic: Listen to Tutankhamun's Trumpet
wysingm

Replies: 4
Views: 5952

PostForum: Pharaohs and Queens   Posted: Sun Apr 27, 2008 3:46 am   Subject: Listen to Tutankhamun's Trumpet
Trumpet of Tutankhamun

http://wysinger.homestead.com/trumpet.jpg

Tutankhamun's military trumpet is one of three known examples of this instrument preserved from ancient Egypt. It was fashioned ...
 
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