The Land of Kemet - Ancient Egypt
Egyptians Called Their Home Kemet, meaning "The Black Land". They Also Used Ta Mery "The Beautiful Land". Egypt is Home to One of the Oldest Continuous Cultures in the World.
Egyptologists are still seeking the tomb of the first known universal Philosopher/genius. Pharaoh Zoser’s grand vizier, Imhotep, was not only an architect, engineer, and inventor of the pyramid but administrator, sage, and healer of the sick. Posterity has made him a god. Although the trail has been warm, a definite trace of the sanctuary is still to be discovered.
A PAIR OF PLAITED PALM LEAF SANDALS NEW KINGDOM, DYNASTY XVIII-XX, CIRCA 1550-1069 B.C. Each sandal with ornamental edging and toe straps, 10 ½ in. (26.8 cm.) long; a small finely woven plaited reed basket 2 ½ in. (6.3 cm.) high; and a similar 'lid' or small basket, 1 ½ in. (3.8 cm.) high
Glazed bottle of a mother and child, 18th Dynasty, reign of Tutankhamun or Horemheb. These bottles were made throughout the 18th Dynasty but their use isn't clear. They could be for holding mother's milk - medical texts mention that this is a remedy for some ailments (male child). Ancient Egypt
Last week, 10-year-old Alex Kettler stumbled upon three mysterious cases in a corner of his grandmother's attic. Neither his grandmother nor his father knew what was inside — so they pried them open to take a look. You can imagine their surprise at discovering a large sarcophagus holding a true-to-life mummy.
Discovery of ancient Egyptian tomb of Khonsuemheb: A Japanese mission from Waseda University's Institute of Egyptology, under the direction of Prof. Jiro Kondo, discovered a new private tomb in the el-Khokha area of the Theban necropolis, across the Nile from Luxor. The tomb, which is beautifully decorated and very well preserved, probably dates to the Ramesside period, judging from stylistic elements
CAIRO, EGYPT—Egypt’s antiquities minister Mohamed Ibrahim announced that a joint Spanish-Egyptian team of archaeologists discovered a wooden sarcophagus dating to 1600 B.C. in Luxor, at the Dra Abul-Naga necropolis. Dubbed the “Feathers Sarcophagus,” the lid of the human-shaped coffin is painted with bird feathers and the titles of the deceased, whose well-preserved mummy is thought to have been a high-ranking official.