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Ashmolean Museum Ancient Egyptian Artifacts

heres my latest video if you want to find out some facts about Ashmolean Musuem

Source information about the museum collections : http://www.ashmolean.org/departments/antiquities/about/AEgypt/

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Statue of Ramesses II

Probably one of the pieces that the British Museum is known for, this bust (weighing over 7 tons) was part of a bigger full size statue that stood in a memorial temple built for and by Ramesses II. 905 more words

Nefertiti -The Mystery to be uncovered

Hi guys, this world is a mysterious place with a whole lot of mysteries in it.

There is one such mysterious mystery (Try to say mysterious mystery faster three times, it’s a tongue twister!) that has puzzled thousands of archaeologist around the world. 336 more words

Just Like That

Today in Middle Eastern history: the Battle of Fariskur (1250)

Here, at long last, is the eagerly (?) awaited conclusion to February’s story of the Seventh Crusade’s Battle of Mansurah. When last we left our plucky yet doomed Crusaders, under the command of the willing but not really able Louis IX of France (d. 962 more words

Middle East

Ancient Hebrew Law VS. The Code Of Hammurabi

The ancient Hebrew law and the code of Hammurabi are two very different sets of written law. The code of Hammurabi was written by Hammurabi, a king of Egypt. 886 more words


The Flame Before Us by Richard Abbott

Being what you may call an amateur historian since my teens, oh those many years ago, I am always looking for material, whether non-fiction or fiction, to feed me; to teach me.   228 more words

Book Review

Song of the Nile by Stephanie Dray

Cleopatra Selene, daughter of Mark Antony and Queen Cleopatra is once again marvelously portrayed by Stephanie Dray in the second book of this trilogy tale.  The author is on form as she brings the child of book one into a woman driven by the prospect of becoming Queen of Egypt and restoring Isis to prominence.   168 more words

Book Review