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The Drowning King, by Emily Holleman

I received this egalley courtesy of Little Brown publishing and netgalley.com.

Genre: Historical Fiction, Biographical Fiction

RATING: 3.5 / 5

Review:

For those of you who may not know this is the follow-up to the book… 615 more words

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What is Sirius and how does it relate to Ka Ba Sum?

Sirius is the brightest star in our sky- the blue glowing one. Sirius is now called Sirius A, and is the partner to our Sun. The sun completes it’s approximate 25,900 year cycle around the path of Sirius A – the two are doing a cycle in unison. 774 more words

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IWD Special: Sekhmet and Isis

Happy International Women’s Day!  It seems only appropriate to write about two of the most powerful and inspirational goddesses in Ancient Egypt on this day- Sekhmet and Isis. 522 more words

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Malika III: Shajarat Al-Durr

Tom Verde

Our third story is that of Shajarat al-Durr, the first woman to sit upon an Egyptian throne since Cleopatra, nearly 1,300 years before. 2,513 more words

The Muslim Times

History of Egypt

After the desertification of the Sahara, settlement became concentrated in the Nile Valley, where numerous sacral chiefdoms appeared. The regions with the largest population pressure were in the Nile Delta region of Lower Egypt, in Upper Egypt, and also along the second and third cataracts of the Dongola reach of the Nile in Nubia. 661 more words

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Alien Mystery?

Millennia-old black stone boxes uncovered in Egypt are raising a new round a questions in the media, with speculation that the 100-ton pieces of Aswan granite may have been created by aliens. 88 more words

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Aliens?

THEY weigh more than 100 tons, they are solid Aswan granite, and they are precision engineered to tolerances which would be deemed remarkable today.

So how did the ancient Egyptians build and put in place the 24 strange and sinister coffin shaped black boxes discovered buried in a hillside cave system, 12 miles south of The Great Pyramid of Giza? 117 more words

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