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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

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[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



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


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


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

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