Myrrh is a sweet scented paste made from a number of small, thorny tree species of Cammiphora. This natural gum has been used thoroughly in the history as a perfume, incense and medicine. 472 more words
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Riveting historical fiction takes us back 3,000 years to ancient Egypt and a passionate, headstrong, 15-year-old queen. Told from the perspective of Nefertiti’s quieter sister, Mutnodjmet, this is a compelling page-turner, sweeping you into the politics and the shifting alliances of a court run by a selfish teen. Recommended.
I’m really far behind on these posts- but there is one museum visit I am desperate to record here; the Neues Museum in Berlin. I studied Egyptology for my undergrad degree so, naturally, when the Museum Society announced a budget international trip to Berlin I jumped at the chance to see the bust of Nefertiti in real life, after studying the Amarna period in detail for three years. 782 more words