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2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. These are the posts that got the most views in 2014. 1حلبه (Hilba; Fenugreek) – A Wonderful Winter Drink and Herbal Medicine in Egypt26 COMMENTSJune 2011 2Teeth-filing … Continue reading

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ROMARCH: American Journal of Archaeology Open Access (July 2014)

Originally posted on [quem dixere chaos]:
American Journal of Archaeology Open Access July 2014 Below is a list of freely available content published in tandem with the July 2014 issue (vol. 118 no. 3): Supplementary Content (http://www.ajaonline.org/imagegallery/1802) accompanying “Cult, Continuity, and Social…

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Cuisine and Crops in Central Africa – Colonial and Contemporary – Pt. 3

Cuisine before Colonization: What did local people eat, prior to the introduction of New World crops?  I ask this, because from the prior blog on Cuisine and Crops in Central Africa,  it is primarily New World crops that were mentioned … Continue reading

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Six things about Sekhemka

Originally posted on Mike Pitts – Digging Deeper:
1. It’s beautiful The best analysis of the statue is by TGH James. An Egyptologist at the British Museum, he described it in full, for the first time, in 1963, after someone had…

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The Dry Season in Burundi – Time to Celebrate! II of III (Rural Notables – An Engagement)

Originally posted on DIANABUJA'S BLOG: Africa, The Middle East, Agriculture, History and Culture:
When Yvonne, the daughter of my cook/paravet,  became engaged to one of our staff, a huge celebration was organized in the compound.  During this ceremony a dowry…

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14 Places in Egypt You Must Visit in 2014

Originally posted on Egyptian Streets:
The White Desert Credit: Mohamed Hakem While Egypt may be facing political and social turmoil, Egypt’s exotic, mysterious and historic locations continue to stand, receiving adventurers and explorers. If you are thinking of exploring Egypt…

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World Donkey Day (May 8)

Originally posted on Camel, food security and climate change :
Donkey is very useful, important and precious animal genetic resource for food and agriculture. Donkey plays pivotal role in the livelihood earning of the million people of the world. Donkey is…

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