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Tag Archives: AncientEgypt
Here follows background on ancient Egyptian love songs, together with the transliteration and translation of several. As well, a video of a lovesong being sung to the accompanyment of a harp, which has been constructed in the manner of Egyptian … Continue reading
Below are results, to date, of the quiz: Can You Identify These Plants from Ancient Egypt? I have entered the suggestions that have been sent in, together with a small picture of each one. For larger pictures (or for the reference) go to … Continue reading
A question that’s nagged me for a long time – how did the ancient Egyptians keep WARM?! Egypt is quite cold in the winter months, and certainly folks did not go about wearing flimsy linen garb as shown in tomb paintings … Continue reading
Although there are many tomb drawings and small models representing agriculture, kitchen activities and banquets, knowledge of specific ways by which food was prepared is practically non-existent. As N. Millet commented: An area of ancient Egyptian life about which we are poorly … Continue reading
The following article appeared in a past Newsletter of the American Research Center in Egypt. I will be following up with another blog on shared characteristics of late 18th and early 19th century explorers in Africa. ———————— When long time … Continue reading
Revised 18 May 2014 The Third Intermediate Period of Egyptian history (ca. 1070 – 720 BC) was characterized by a breakdown of central authority and resulting multiple kings – and these dislocations were accompanied by changes in religious and magical … Continue reading