Britain’s best places to see: Ancient Egyptian artefacts
Servant girl carrying a jar, Northumberland Collection, EG4007, Oriental Museum, Durham University. © Durham University
The Ancient Egyptians are well known for their innovative everyday lives and their famously extravagant death rituals. Millions of Ancient Egyptian artefacts have made their way to the UK thanks to the efforts of early archaeologists, travellers and enthusiasts.
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Former Masonic lodge built in ancient Egyptian style is a curiosity in leafy eastern suburb Canterbury
A STRANGE building in the leafy eastern suburb of Canterbury has fascinated locals and visitors for decades.
Emulation Hall, a former Masonic centre, was built in 1927 and features ancient Egyptian motifs like a golden-winged dung beetle and astrological symbols.
Temple of Kom Ombo
The Temple of Kom Ombo is an unusual double temple constructed during the Ptolemaic period, which lasted from 108 to 47 BC. The ancient Egyptian place of worship features a unique engraving that is thought to be among the first representations of medical and surgical instruments.
The recent discovery of the tomb of an ancient Egyptian princess from the Fifth Dynasty has opened a new chapter in the saga of the Abusir necropolis, says Nevine El-Aref.
An archaeological mission from the Czech Institute of Egyptology at the Charles University in Prague, who is carrying out routine excavations on the north side of the Abusir necropolis, 30km south of the Giza Plateau, has been taken by surprise with the discovery of an important rock-hewn tomb.
Egyptian Solar Boat Beam Damaged During Excavation
CAIRO, EGYPT—Archaeologists and restorers traveled to the Giza Plateau to investigate the condition of one of the beams of a solar boat buried along with the pharaoh Khufu, which was damaged during an excavation, according to a report from Ahram Online.
Why these authors forged a friendship is no mystery
This story starts at a kitchen table in Maryland and ends on the book world’s most prestigious bestseller list. In between is a memorable stop in Madison.
Elizabeth Peters was a highly popular writer of historical fiction, especially a series of mysteries featuring the amateur Egyptologist Amelia Peabody. Peters died in 2013.
As the obituaries noted, Elizabeth Peters was a pseudonym for Barbara Mertz, a Maryland author who chose the pen name utilizing the names of her two children: Elizabeth and Peter. Mertz died at 85, having completed about one-third of her 20th and final Amelia Peabody mystery.
Among the mourners at Mertz’s funeral was her close friend and fellow mystery author Joan Hess, who lives in Austin, Texas.
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