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Book Review: "the Asp of Ascension" by R. B. Myers

Title: The Asp of Ascension
Author: R. B. Meyers
Mystery/ YA
Date Read: 17/04/2017 – 21/04/2017
Rating: ★★★


After a slow start, this book did grow on me a little, but I was still left feeling that it was a little rough around the edges. 537 more words


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CBA North News
This week has been full of busy – in attending the CIfA Conference, in further preparations for our own meetings and taking in details of other events happening in April and May. 531 more words

E Newsletter

'This is an important discovery:' Eight mummies unearthed from 3,500-year-old tomb

Eight mummies, ten intricately painted sarcophagi and over a 1,000 small figurines were among the spoils discovered in the Draa Abul Nagaa necropolis, located in the Valley of the Kings, the Egyptian government announced Tuesday. 132 more words


Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum, San Jose, California

The past week, I visited the Bay Area of San Francisco, and one of the places I went to was Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum. According to their website, the buildings are all inspired by the Temple of Amon, and that this Museum holds the largest collection of Egyptian artifacts in western North America–including items from pre-dynastic to Egypt’s early Islamic era ( 570 more words


Nubkhas the Egyptian Mercenary Princess

Nubkhas got her start as a princess of Egypt, daughter of Pharaoh Mentuhotep IV of the 11th dynasty (that’s during the Middle Kingdom period). However, after the treacherous vizier Amenemhat deposed her father in a bloody coup, Nubkhas fled the country and has since lived her life as a traveling mercenary and adventurer. 123 more words