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The Amarna Dynasty - The Gift that Keeps on Giving.

Something is afoot in Egyptology-Land! Dr Nicholas Reeves an egyptologists who has a sustained interest in Tutankhamen, has announced a new Tut related theory. 

This theory isn’t concerned with how he died or anything like that (shock), in this case Reeves believes that Queen Nefertiti is buried in a secret chamber in tut’s tomb. 328 more words

Ancient Egypt

The Art of Amarna: Akhenaten and his life under the Sun

The Amarna period, roughly 1353-1336 BCE, introduced a new form of art that completely contradicted what was known and revered in the Egyptian culture.  The pharaoh Amenhotep IV not only changed his name from Amenhotep to Akhenaten, and the religion of ancient Egypt from polytheistic to monotheistic, but he also challenged the norm of Egyptian society by depicting his reign in a vastly different way from the rulers who came before him.  674 more words

Ancient Egypt

Nefertiti: The Book Of The Dead

A review of the book by Nick Drake.

Will those who like crime novels and detective stories like this? I don’t know as it is not a genre I read much? 277 more words

Opinion

The Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt Were Alien Hybrids, New Genetic Study Suggests.

A new genetic study suggests a lineage of Egyptian pharaohs were subjected to willful genetic manipulation by a technologically advanced civilisation. Some would call this definitive proof that the builders of the pyramids had a strong connection with beings that originated elsewhere in the universe. 1,105 more words

Ancient Knowledge

What's King Tut hiding?

King Tut is still getting over the trauma of having his beard broken off and badly reattached with epoxy, so maybe it’s unfair to pile on the guy like this, but an Egyptologist at the University of Arizona named Nicholas Reeves… 852 more words

Middle East

DWD reblogged this on World Heritage Alert.

What's King Tut hiding?

King Tut is still getting over the trauma of having his beard broken off and badly reattached with epoxy, so maybe it’s unfair to pile on the guy like this, but an Egyptologist at the University of Arizona named Nicholas Reeves… 852 more words

Middle East

Table Talk Tuesday--Carson's (not-so-flattering) Revelation

If your kids are like mine, they have a very unique way of keeping you humble. You know how it is. You plan a birthday party. 524 more words

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