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The General's Wife

Collection by Sara Turnquist


This is a board about my (yet unpublished) novel "The General's Wife" set during the Ptolemaic Period in Egypt. This is after Alexander the Great conquered much of the known world and died, leaving his (Greek) generals to crown themselves kings of these various regions.

Sara Turnquist
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We believe that adventure feeds the soul so this Spring we want to encourage young travelers to step outside their comfort zone and do something they have never done before.

The bead-net dress is a very intricate garment that was made during ancient Egypt. It is thought that this dress was placed over a wraparound garment. Egyptian Fashion, Egyptian Art, Egyptian Women, Ancient Egypt Fashion, Ancient Egypt Clothing, Ancient Egyptian Costume, Ancient Rome, Ancient History, Historical Costume

Old Rags

Reassembled beadnet dress, 2551-2528 BC Egypt, MFA Boston This was found in a tomb with the scant remains of its owner, an unknown woman. The threads keeping it together had turned to dust long ago...

25 Truly Interesting Facts About the Ancient Egyptian Queen Cleopatra - Egypt - History Ancient Egyptian Clothing, Ancient Egyptian Costume, Ancient Egypt Fashion, Ancient Egypt History, Egyptian Fashion, Ancient Greece, Ancient Art, Egyptian Dresses, Ancient Egyptian Women

Ancient Egyptian Discussion Board :: View topic - Karnak great temple: is this Isis? - Ancient Egypt - Egyptology Forum

Egyptian Dreams Discussion Board / Forum. Talk about Ancient Egypt, Egyptology, Mythology and Religion, Pharaohs and Queens, The Sphinx, Pyramids, Mummification, Art and Literature and anything else about this wonderful culture.

A great poster of Ancient Egyptian art - Queen Nefertari of Egypt and the goddess Hathor! Perfect for Classics Majors. Need Poster Mounts. Ancient Egyptian Clothing, Ancient Egypt Art, Ancient History, Ancient Egypt Fashion, Ancient Greece, Egyptian Queen, Egyptian Art, Egyptian Isis, Egyptian Hieroglyphs

Design history: Egyptian Art – Episode #4

Successful episode of Design history: Egyptian Art, These paleolithic, mesolithic and neolithic design concepts were developed during the prehistoric period. and egyptian art are oldest of all claimed

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Types of Greek dresses for women: chiton, himation, peplus, strophion. Inspired by an outfit with a Greek goodess' inspired dress.

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Ancient Alexandria. The Library at Alexandria was in charge of collecting all the world's knowledge, and most of the staff was occupied with the task of translating works onto papyrus paper. It did so through an aggressive and well-funded royal mandate involving trips to the book fairs of Rhodes and Athens. According to Galen, any books found on ships that came into port were taken to the library, and were listed as "books of the ships".

Beadnet Dress ~ Museum of Fine Arts, Boston ~ B. From the Old Egyptian Kingdom in Dynasty This beadnet dress is constructed of faience cylinder beads and 27 faience floral pendants reconstructed by Sheila Shear in Ancient Egyptian Clothing, Egyptian Fashion, Egyptian Women, Historical Costume, Historical Clothing, Historical Dress, Egyptian Costume, Vintage Outfits, Vintage Fashion

The Ancient World

historicalfashion: “ Beadnet dress || MFA Boston || 2323–2150 B.C. Because you all loved the first Egyptian beaded dress, I found another for you. I don’t believe this one was posted yet! It is from...

Alexandria's Famous Library: A reconstruction of the main hall of the Museum of Alexandria used in the series Cosmos by Carl Sagan. The wall portraits show Alexander the Great (left) and Serapis (right). Don't you wish it hadn't been burned down? Ancient Greece, Ancient Egypt, Ancient History, Art History, Cosmos, Lost Technology, Library Of Alexandria, Athens City, Beautiful Library

The Great Library at Alexandria was destroyed by budget cuts, not fire

One of the great tragedies of ancient history, memorialized in myths and Hollywood film, is the burning of the great library at Alexandria. But the reality of the Library's end was actually a lot less pyrotechnic than that. A major cause of the Library's ruin was government budget cuts.

Ancient History Pictures - All men wore a wrap-round skirt that was engaged at the waist with a belt. The ancient Egyptians wore light garments made from linen. Linen is made from flax – a plant which was grown along the Nile. Ancient Egypt Clothing, Ancient Egyptian Costume, Ancient Egypt Fashion, Egyptian Fashion, Egyptian Kings, Egyptian Art, Egyptian Weapons, Art Antique, Cleopatra

All men wore a wrap-round skirt that was engaged at the waist with a belt. The ancient Egyptians wore light garments made from linen. Linen is made from flax – a plant which was grown along the Nile.

Studied Ancient African History in Cairo,Egypt. Watching the Nile River flow upstream was amazing. Sunsets over the Pyramids of Giza - words can't describe how awesome it was.still feels like a dream sequence. Only I have a Diploma Places To Travel, Places To See, Travel Destinations, Africa Destinations, Places Around The World, Around The Worlds, Beautiful World, Beautiful Places, Beautiful Sunset

Christmas Holidays in Egypt

Christmas is a major festival all over the world. Spend an Egypt Christmas Holiday by touring the magic land of Egypt, with its majestic architecture, the amazing pyramids.

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