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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

friday faves

Happy Friday, loves! I want to check in with all of you after a crazy week and talk about some of my high points/favorite things/etc. I’ll try to do this every Friday, hence the name “friday faves.” Be sure to chime in with your faves as well. 464 more words

Korean Skincare

BERLIN: Meeting the Queen

As can be expected, I was up later than I hoped. I had dreamed of springing out of bed and getting to the Neues Museum as the doors opened. 2,305 more words


Art Talk: An Introduction

 So here’s the thing, I am a serious art lover. I go to as many galleries and exhibits as possible, where I often buy prints from the showing artists. 1,175 more words

Art History

Egyptian Sculpture

The work of the Egyptians remains, even to you, one of the most comprehensive and the sculpture of ancient Egypt is one of the most complete and outstanding memorials to a way of life left behind by any nation. 931 more words