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Lost King (The Omar Zagouri Thrillers #2) by Heather Moore

I am a sucker for historical fiction and thrillers, as well as being fascinated by all things Ancient Egypt so when I read this blurb, I just knew I had to dive in… 378 more words

Book Review

The History Of The Fork(Eat Up!)

“Write a post in response to today’s one-word prompt(FORK)…” 

What is a fork, you ask? It is a piece of cutlery or a part of kitchenware, and of course, people use forks to hold a steak while they use the knife to cut that steak; There are all kinds of forks, from the dessert fork to the salad fork, to the dinner fork, but the fork itself has a rather rich, yummy history…

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Writing Prompts

D&T Commentaries! The Mummy (1999)

Happy Memorial Day ladies and gentlemen! It’s a bold new era for us here, but I’m probably exaggerating a simple name change. Join us this week as Mr.Dragon and The Marvelous Iggy venture to the desert of Egypt for some good Tomb Raiding. 39 more words

RPG Show

He Who Is Alone / The Egyptian by Mika Waltari

Do we choose to live alone or is it our fate to be lonely? Perhaps it is easier to convince yourself that your loneliness is predetermined and that all your efforts are doomed. 757 more words

Art & Culture

Cultural Perceptions

If the ancient Egyptian and Chinese cultures ever met, how would they draw each other in their own native art styles?

I would say drawing in a recognizably “Chinese” style was tougher, because while the Egyptian style and the creative liberties it takes with human anatomy are very distinctive, the way Chinese artists would draw their human subjects seems a bit more realistic and less obviously stylistic. 66 more words

Artwork

Since (I've) Been Gone

I can breathe for the first timeee (literally, it is so much cooler in Giza I can actually breathe now), I’m moving on (to Alexandria) yeah yeah… 3,390 more words

CAIRO: A 3,800 year-old mummy of a high class Egyptian woman has been unearthed on the west bank of the Nile River near Aswan, the antiquities ministry announced in a statement Tuesday – @AceHistoryNews | ' Ace Worldwide History '

#AceHistoryNews – May.27:

3,800 year-old mummy of high-class Egyptian woman unearthed in Aswan “The mummy of a woman named “Sattjeni” was found wrapped in linen bandages lying inside two coff… 43 more words

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