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5 Great Collections of Ancient Egyptian Art in North America

If you live in the United States or Canada, you may not have to travel as far as you may think to experience ancient Egyptian art. 300 more words

Art History

A Ghastly Mummy Unveiled: c. 1900

THE TALE OF THE MUMMY

“During one of my sojourns in Paris,” says Mr. Elliott O’Donnell, in his “Byways of Ghost Land,” “I met a Frenchman who, he informed me, had just returned from the East. 1,344 more words

Victorian

13 True Ways Reanimated

So, the  panel teasers that I was milking in my most recent posts will have to remain a mystery for the time being.  That book is still my top priority right now, but the pub date has been pushed back significantly altering the marketing for the book in ways that I’m not fully aware of at the moment.   188 more words

13th Age

Mummies, a Love Affair

Here is the book that started it all for me; I remember spending hours reading it to myself as a child.

I believe this book was my gateway to archaeology. 539 more words

Archaeology

Ancient Egyptian Mummification Process: Not Just for Pharaohs

Image via Mummies of the World touring exhibition

The ancient Egyptians were equal-opportunity embalmers. They mummified not only people but also many animals, especially those considered symbols of their gods: cats, falcons, baboons, crocodiles, and other creatures. 104 more words

Art History