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FREE TODAY: House of Rejoicing: A Novel of Amarna Egypt

FREE today on Amazon – Libbie Hawker’s House of Rejoicing: A Novel of Amarna Egypt (The Book of Coming Forth by Day – Part 1)

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King Tut: rock star, pop idol, enigma

It was November 4, 1922, and another hot day in the Valley of the Kings. It was always hot, and dry, and dusty. But the Valley had yielded countless finds and many treasures, so the heat and aridity did not stop industrious diggers from their pursuits. 1,780 more words

Ancient Egypt

Thursday December 21, 2017

Notes diminish slowly, like particles falling through space across brief durations. A friend’s voice, heavily masked, brings light. Does my focus increase or diminish when I convince myself that the object-world is no more than a single, alien form of consciousness: one, however, that will grant me the power to decode the messages it sends me, so long as I let it? 284 more words

Another version of the origins of Christmas

Since we do have winter-solstice today (which is the day in which the days are shortest in the year), I wanted to remind you that there was a festival for that time called… 122 more words

06 Paintings, PORTRAIT OF A LADY, with Footnotes. #19

Jules Joseph Lefebvre, 1836 – 1912

FATIMA, c. 1883

Oil on canvas

21 3/4 by 18 in., 55.2 by 45.7 cm

Private collection

Jules Joseph Lefebvre (14 March 1834 – 24 February 1912)  1,045 more words

A Reflexion on Royal Iconography in Ancient Egypt: News with Nefertiti for Same Needs.

The king in Ancient Egypt, despite his solar nature, was also a human being. After dying, the pharaoh became also a corpse, so a mummy. 93 more words