How Beer Saved The World

Every culture has their own version of a flood myth, but leave it to the Ancient Egyptians to have a version involving beer! 1,106 more words


Shared: Hathor Devotional callout

Hathor Devotional Call Out! – see the full details here: https://wp.me/p3de5o-Is

Bibliotheca Alexandrina is seeking submissions for Lady of the Sycamore: A Devotional Anthology in Honor of Hathor…

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Gods & Goddesses

In the season of Hator

I. The land renewed

Travelling through the countryside west of Cairo today, on our way to the ancient site at Saqqara, we passed through a land renewed. 512 more words

Inktober Day 5 Video

Hello all,

Here is a link to my video that I made for my inktober drawing yesterday.

The “witch prompt” for yesterday was “Egyptian” so I got hold of a good friend of mine from my classics class for some inspiration. 26 more words


Mystery of Hathor: The tattooed godess

It is believed that the worship of Hathor dates to pre-dynastic times and in fact, she may represent many of the earlier original female deities such as Bat, Sekhmet, and others all combined into one figure. 1,171 more words


Finding traces of Ethel Colman

Today was the final day of Heritage Open Days, a great weekend in Norwich with loads of visitors.  I took the opportunity to start some research into Ethel Colman, daughter of Jeremiah Colman of Mustard fame, and my first female Lord Mayor of Norwich, holding the post from 1923-4.   224 more words

Pen And Sword Books

Review of "Gods of Egypt"

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I went into Gods of Egypt with low expectations. I was pleasantly surprised. While certainly not a great film, it was watchable, and in places, quite good. 244 more words