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The Ancient Egyptian Mourning Ritual, existed also in Amarna?

During the reign of Akhenaten many things changed in Ancient Egypt. The new Pharaoh modified the artistic canon, his residence, the religion, the cult…but what happened with the death? 72 more words


Nefertiti: The Book Of The Dead

By Nick Drake.

Will those who like crime novels and detective stories like this? I don’t know as it is not a genre I read much? 277 more words


Tutankhamun, Nefertiti and all that jazz: What have we learned?

It’s been almost a year since the media first noticed something afoot in the tomb of Tutankhamun. The saga is well known and has been much debated.  1,918 more words


Civilization on parade -- a first look

Daglan’s four-day  Fête de la Saint Louis is not over yet — as I write this, the thumping music from the bumper-car ride up in the square has started thumping away — but it’s time to look back at what we think is the highlight of the festival, yesterday’s parade. 374 more words

Life In Southwest France

Nefertiti by Michelle Moran

After reading The Heretic Queen by Michelle Moran, I knew I had to read Nefertiti. I have a special fondness for Nefertiti. She was the first ancient Egyptian queen I fell in love with when I was 11 years old. 1,288 more words

The Reading Tortie