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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.

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The Land of Kemet - Ancient Egypt

The Land of Kemet - Ancient Egypt

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Russian Archaeologists Unearth Legendary White Walls of Memphis

Russian Archaeologists Unearth Legendary White Walls of Memphis

Ancient Egyptian gold scissors, 1500 BC.

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Owen Jones’s The Grammar of Ornament. Originally published in 1856, this book is one of the holy grails of art reference books.

3,400 year-old pharaonic ‘rest house’ unearthed nearby Suez Canal

3,400 year-old pharaonic ‘rest house’ unearthed nearby Suez Canal

Dogfish Head brewpub in Rehoboth Beach, DE resurrected an Egyptian ale whose recipe dates back thousands of years. Dogfish Head's Ta Henket (ancient Egyptian for “bread beer”) was unveiled last November in New York, in the midst of a glittering King Tut exhibit.

History, Travel, Arts, Science, People, Places | Smithsonian

Recipe 1: Ancient Egyptian bread. Recipe from the wall of Senet's tomb, Luxor. 1958-1913 BCE

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The cuisine of ancient Egypt covers a span of over three thousand years, but still retained many consistent traits until well into Greco-Roman times. The staples of both poor and wealthy Egyptians were bread and beer, often accompanied by green-shooted onions, other vegetables, and to a lesser extent meat, game and fish.

The CNRS/Egyptian Ministry of State for Antiquities has just completed the excavation of a favissa, a pit discovered in early December 2014 near the temple of the god Ptah.

Karnak Excavation Yields 38 Artifacts - HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News

Tutankhamen, Gilded Pen Holder - ivory, carnelian, obsidian, wood, glass: 12.6" - Dynasty 18, Egyptian Mus.

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In January 2014, archaeologists working at the southern Egyptian site of Abydos discovered the tomb of a previously unknown pharaoh: Woseribre Senebkay—and the first material proof of a forgotten Abydos Dynasty, ca. 1650–1600 BC. Working in cooperation with Egypt's Supreme Council of Antiquities, a Penn Museum team discovered king Senebkay's tomb close to a larger royal tomb, recently identified as belonging to a king Sobekhotep (probably Sobekhotep I, ca. 1780 BC) of the 13th Dynasty.

Two black granite busts of Sekhmet, the lioness goddess, unearthed in Luxor b ythe European-Egyptian archaeological mission headed by famed Egyptologist Horig Sourouzian. N.E side of the pillar halls of KingAmenhotep III's temple at Kom El-Hitan on Luxor's west bank.

The Archaeology News Network: Two black granite busts of Sekhmet unearthed in Luxor

Cartouche purchased for £12 may be precious seal of Ramesses II

Cartouche purchased for £12 may be precious seal of Ramesses II

The Coffin Texts are a collection of ancient Egyptian funerary spells written on coffins beginning in the First Intermediate Period. The texts are derived in part from the earlier pyramid texts, reserved for royal use only, but they contain substantial new material related to everyday desires that reflects the fact that the texts were now used by the common people.

Coffin Texts - Crystalinks

The 3,650-year old skeleton of King Senebkay (pictured right) has revealed the pharaoh die...

Ruins between Edfu and Aswan, Egypt.

The unfinished obelisk is the largest known ancient obelisk and is located in the northern region of the stone quarries of ancient Egypt in Aswan (Assuan), Egypt. Archaeologists claim the pharaoh known as Hatshepsut sanctioned its construction. It is nearly one third larger than any ancient Egyptian obelisk ever erected. If finished it would have measured around 42 m (approximately 137 feet) and would have weighed nearly 1,200 tons.

Inlay depicting Thoth as the ibis with a maat feather, 4th c. BC

New mummies discovered floating in sewage in Upper Egypt. With that, the process of discovering new mummies is still ongoing.

Egyptian Frog Goddess Heket (or, Heqt) Egyptian Museum, Cairo. 664-332 B.C. The frog was regarded as a symbol of fertility and represented the Egyptian concept of resurrection. The 2nd plague on Egypt thus brought disgrace to this goddess.

Downloadable Resources - Amarna Project

Downloadable Resources - Amarna Project

Egyptian Mummification Started 1500 Years Earlier Than Thought Researchers from the Universities of York, Macquarie and Oxford have discovered new evidence to suggest that the origins of mummification started in ancient Egypt 1,500 years earlier than previously thought.

Linen sheet of Myt Date: ca. 2051–2030 B.C. 11 dyn Deir el-Bahri, Tomb of Myt, Temple of Mentuhotep II, Pit 18, MMA 1920-1921 Accession Number: 26.3.14

Sailing into the ever after Originating from Asyut in Egypt (3500-3100 B.C.) length: 25,3 centimetres

Detail Red Granite sarcophagus lid of Rameses III (User-Maat-Re Mery-Amun, ruled 20th Dynasty 1184-1153 BC).

Red Granite sarcophagus lid of Rameses III