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Extinct Goose Identified in Ancient Egyptian Tomb

Ancient Origins 26 Feb 2021
Supposedly extinct goose species as depicted in ancient Egyptian painting, including the so-called Meidum Geese, at the tomb of Nefermaat and Itet ... Guide to the Extinct Animals of Ancient Egypt argues that certain animals in ancient Egyptian art may represent species which are now extinct, such as the extinct goose under discussion here.

Joyful Photos of an Ancient Egyptian Camel Race

Vice 26 Feb 2021
This article originally appeared on VICE Arabia. In January of 2021 I was lucky enough to watch the Wadi Zalaqa camel race, which is held annually in Egypt’s Sinai desert. A brutal 28-kilometres long, it takes its name from the Zalaqa valley in the southern Sinai Peninsula and is considered one of the oldest camel races in the world.  ... .

Maths Matters: Geometry is the study of shapes

RTE 25 Feb 2021
It's time for another edition of Maths Matter on RTÉjr ... Geometry as a mathematical tool can be traced back to the Ancient Egyptians, but it was the ancient Greeks who gave it the name it has. When translated from ancient greek, Geometry literally means measure of Earth ... The most famous ancient mathematician to study geometry is Euclid.

With no crowds, Louvre gets rare chance to refurbish

The Los Angeles Times 25 Feb 2021
An army of curators, restorers and workers are cleaning sculptures, reordering artifacts, checking inventories, reorganizing entrances and conducting restorations, including in the Egyptian Wing ... A major restoration of the ancient Egyptian tomb chapel of Akhethotep from 2400 B.C.

4,600-year-old painting dubbed the 'Mona Lisa of Ancient Egypt' depicts an extinct species of GOOSE ...

The Daily Mail 24 Feb 2021
Patterns of threes in ancient Egyptian iconography represented the plural ... It is thought that this drawback caused Ancient Egyptian craftsmen to abandon the technique — certainly, the Mastaba of Nefermaat and Itet is the only known tomb to date that features it ... An ancient case of mistaken identity? Egyptian mummy is...

Virtual Interactive Environment of Ancient Egyptian Temple of Abu Simbel

Heritage Daily 24 Feb 2021
The new interactive environment was commissioned by the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, and created by , a specialist in 3D reality scanning who previously published a similar interactive environment of the at the Saqqara necropolis. . View Full Screen –. Header Image Credit . Public Domain.

Catching up on Movies: 'The Mummy'

Omaha World-Herald 24 Feb 2021
Brendan Fraser is one of my all-time favorite actors and I think this is his best performance ever as he plays the action hero of the movie, Rick O’Connell, traveling to an ancient Egyptian city ... It made sense that a cat would have this effect just because of the significance cats had in ancient Egyptian culture.

THE MUMMY - 1932

Bitchute 24 Feb 2021
The 1st Mummy movie in the Universal Mummy series ...

Impacts Ancient Body Ornaments Have on Modern Men’s Jewelry

San Francisco Examiner 24 Feb 2021
All in all, the most expensive pieces of jewelry in the ancient world belonged to people of wealth, power, and influence ... Even the mightiest king of the ancient world would enviously look at this shameless luxury ... Today, we look at the images of ancient Egyptians and their sun-shaped pendants or Vikings wearing ax medallions with a smile.

‘Blue Beetle': Angel Manuel Soto to Direct Film About DC Comics’ Latino Superhero (Exclusive)

The Wrap 23 Feb 2021
“It is an honor to direct Blue Beetle, the first Latino superhero film for DC,” said Soto in a statement to TheWrap ... Also Read ... After Fox went out of business in the 1950s, Charlton Comics obtained rights to Blue Beetle and reimagined Garrett as an archaeologist who receives his powers from ancient Egyptian technology ... Homecoming.”.