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I took a book of “Wild Cats” out of the library in the hopes it would stimulate some painting.  It’s worked, somewhat, although I’m still not back to painting regularly. 207 more words


Column Capital of the God Bes

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Manhattan, New York, NY

December 29, 2011

Period: Macedonian-Ptolemaic Period

Date: 332-30 B.C.

Geography: From Egypt, Eastern Delta, Tell Basta


Tomb of an unknown queen

Yesterday’s archaeological discovery of the day was the tomb of an unknown queen–a woman named Khentkawes III–at Abusir in Egypt. The lady may have been the wife of King Neferefre of the Fifth Dynasty.  18 more words


Amenhotep III back on his feet

A statue of Amenhotep III has been put together again and raised back to his feet after it had toppled over during an earthquake…. more than 3000 years ago. 86 more words


Art World Abstracts: Field Museum Opens a 2,500-Year-Old Mummy Coffin, and More!

Chicago’s Field Museum began a precarious conservation project to restore the 2,500-year-old mummy of a 14-year-old Egyptian boy that it’s had in its possession since the 1920s. 549 more words

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