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42 Historical People, No. 3: Thuya, Egyptian noblewoman.

The still-regal mummified head of a woman who lived over 3,300 years ago attests to the beauty and poise she must have had in life. Her name was Thuya (also transliterated as “Tjuyu”), and she was a noblewoman of the 18th Dynasty of ancient Egypt. 399 more words

History

Teenage Inca preserved 500 years ago

This is the picture of a teenage girl just as she was 500 years ago. The Inca girl was only about 15 when she was mummified and preserved in ice. 387 more words

Journalism

082 Pyramids of Mars

The year is 1911. The first episode opens with a scene straight out of a Sir H. Rider Haggard novel (casual racism included). Professor Marcus Scarman encounters the Eye of Horus in the burial chamber of a pyramid he is excavating in Egypt. 961 more words

Classic Doctor Who

EGYPTIAN MUMMIES - ANCIENT LIVES - NEW DISCOVERIES

I AM VERY HAPPY TO TELL YOU THAT I AM ON MY WAY TO LONDON TO SEE THE EXHIBITION AT THE BRITISH MUSEUM SHOWING HOW MUMMIES CAN NOW BE X-RAYED, AVOIDING UNWRAPPING THEM AND DISTURBING WHAT HAS BEEN PUT IN PLACE THOUSANDS OF YEARS AGO. 26 more words

Egypt

Self-Care for Parents

A short, sharp post for you all today. I simply wanted to share a snippet with you from a little while ago, when I was offered the opportunity to write a guest blog post for a fellow blogger, Shanelle Schick. 122 more words

Stress

An hour at the museum

I’m never sure if I like going to the museum or not. Mostly it fills me with a sense of lethargy, counterpointed¬†by moments of excitement when I find something I really like. 109 more words