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Newsletter 38

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If you live in the Midlands UK I’ll be doing an illustrated talk/demonstration called ‘Bringing Ancient Egypt to Life’ at Nature in Art in Gloucester UK on Thursday November 20th. 279 more words

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Nefertari

“My love is unique…just by passing she has stolen my heart…”

Rameses II about Nefertari

Ancient Egypt

Rameses II/ozymandias (The Greek form of one of Rameses five Pharaonic names Usermaatre Setepenre)

Ancient Egypt

In response to Tutankhamun's "Virtual Autopsy" and "New Discoveries"

Once again the ‘news’ has blown up with yet another string of theories relating to the sad case of the young King Tutankhamun.  These stories are often unfamiliar with ancient Egyptian beliefs and practices that are foreign to the 21st century audience; “Tutankhamun was a boy King, he became Pharaoh at like 12.”  Yes, yes he did, so did other very famous, very accomplished Pharaohs, like Thutmose III and Amenhotep III.  515 more words

Ancient Egypt

Ahhotep

“(She is) one who cares for Egypt. She has looked after it; she has brought back its fugitives and collected together its deserters; she has pacified Upper Egypt and expelled its rebels”

Ancient Egypt

Nefertari

Nefertari

19th Dynasty, Great Chief Wife

Wife of Ramesses II, and featured very prominently in his monumental records.

Ancient Egypt

Tetisheri

“I it is who have remembered the mother of my mother, the mother of my father, the Great Kings Wife, Great Kings Daughter Tetisheri, triumphant, she has a tomb and a mortuary temple on the soil of Thebes and Abydos…”

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