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Was this hymn printed on Mummy Paper?

The people of Norwich, CT celebrated the bi-centennial anniversary of their city’s settlement September 7th and 8th in 1859. To mark the occasion, the publishers of the local newspapers printed a hymn on brown paper to be sung during the festivities.   1,267 more words

History

Recent museum visits

I recently visited the Museo de Archaeologico in Puerto de la Cruz, it’s a small museum in a beautiful traditional building and has some really nice displays of Tenerife’s traditional ceramics of the Guanches, how they are made, their origins and displays showing their use and video of them being made. 85 more words

Of mummies in tartan

Say “tartan”, and most people think of Scotland – and of kilts. The word conjures up images of stalwart warriors, dressed in skirts as they charge the English soldiers of centuries long gone by. 1,786 more words

Writing

I am Social Media Mum

I like social media.
I like how it allows me to stay in touch with people.
I like how it helps me to connect with old friends. 1,054 more words

Children

Ancient Egypt Glossary #2 – Tombs etc.

In part 2 of our jargon-busting series, Becca explores where the ancient Egyptians buried their dead … And see part 1 for coffins, sarcophagi and cartonnages! 33 more words

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Ancient Egypt Glossary #2 - Tombs etc.

In part 2 of our jargon-busting series, Becca explores where the ancient Egyptians buried their dead … And see part 1 for coffins, sarcophagi and cartonnages! 468 more words

Egyptology

Monsieur Eiffel's early work and the nitrate boom in Arica and Iquique, Chile

Iquique in northern Chile was at the centre of the nitrate boom in the 19th century and many Europeans including English and Germans made their fortune here. 596 more words

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