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Will Lack of Pre-1970 Provenance Spook Antiquities Buyers?

In recent years, numerous American museums – including the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, Boston’s Museum of Fine Art and the Getty in Los Angeles – have been forced, after protracted legal battles, to return looted antiquities to their host countries. 807 more words

At Auction

[Pinup] Egyptian Girl - Zahra

It’s been a rather busy and stressful month due to school deadlines… BUT I’ve managed to squeeze in some time for a pinup!

She started off as a simple modern girl, but I made her like an Egyptian princess mainly because I wanted to draw another Egyptian pinup. 58 more words

Art

CLEOPATRA COMIN' ATCHA!

Looking back over the ages and considering how make-up styles have developed, Ancient Egyptian make-up has to be one of my favourites!

I was recently invited to a fancy dress party and immediately I thought of the beautiful and clever Cleopatra, the last Pharaoh of Ancient Egypt who’s story has been retold in countless books, movies and plays. 297 more words

Make-Up

Benaiah, the body guard of David (1 Chr 11:22-11:25)

“Benaiah son of Jehoiada was a valiant warrior from Kabzeel, a doer of great deeds. He struck down the two sons of Ariel from Moab. He also went down and killed a lion in a pit on a day when snow had fallen. 253 more words

Who knew Monday could bring such joy?

This morning I finished a few jewelry pieces and paintings and felt alive with creativity, inspiration and passion for the first time since the weather turned sour. 111 more words

Why I showed my boobs instead of bra at Halloween — Cossy Orjiakor

Controversial actress cum singer, Cossy Orjiakor, who seems to derive pleasure from flaunting her God-given gifts in the open, is at it again. This time, she is in the news as a result of her daring presence in the just concluded… 161 more words

Lagos

Woman at Point Zero and a true story

I have just finished Nawal El Saadawi’s epic, short book. This was inspired by an encounter in 1974 with a female prisoner, Firdaus, condemned to death for murder in Egypt. 339 more words

Writing Notes