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Why Scarabs Are at The Heart of Ancient Egyptian Symbolism

Egyptian Streets 26 Oct 2021
A particularly common motif among the ever-optimistic Egyptians, though, was one of death ... It is yet another representation of cyclical reasoning in Ancient Egypt ... Inherited from the ancients, this beetle has burrowed well into the hearts of many Egyptians today – with that same diligence and unassuming beauty.

New Research Rewrites History of Egyptian Mummification Process!

Ancient Origins 26 Oct 2021
There is new research to show that the ancient Egyptians started using their complex mummification process a good 1000 years before previously believed ... Ikram’s fellow archaeologist Dr Mohamed Megahed summarizes the latest discovery, “If it’s really Khuwy, this is a breakthrough in Ancient Egyptian history .”.

Horoscopes by Holiday

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 26 Oct 2021
Most others believe that mummification was just one of the many rituals ancient Egyptians practiced in hopes of a good afterlife ... And what sort of hobbies might a reanimated ancient Egyptian enjoy in, say, 2080, when most lives are lived virtually anyway… Will we even need to inhabit bodies?.

Horoscopes for Oct. 26

The Berkshire Eagle 26 Oct 2021
Most others believe that mummification was just one of the many rituals ancient Egyptians practiced in hopes of a good afterlife ... And what sort of hobbies might a reanimated ancient Egyptian enjoy in, say, 2080, when most lives are lived virtually anyway Will we even need to inhabit bodies?.

Angelina Jolie shares photo of sculpture at the Pyramids of Giza

Egypt Independent 26 Oct 2021
... contemporary artists from around the world, according to the organization Art de Egypt, which is an Egyptian platform on art and heritage ... “Forever Is Now” is an exhibition of contemporary art focused around international contemporary perspectives of ancient Egyptian civilization.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art Is in Talks About Its Cambodian Relics

New York Observer 26 Oct 2021
The Metropolitan Museum of Art on September 18, 2021. Liao Pan/China News Service via Getty Images ... This sculpture was connected to collector Douglas A.J ... These items include an ancient Egyptian coffin from the late Ptolemaic Period and 2,300-year-old Greek vase both of which have since been returned to their countries of origin ... .

A world not for a few, but for all

China Daily 26 Oct 2021
The civilizations of Sumer, Egypt, China, Islam, India, Africa and the pre-Columbian civilizations of North and South America developed ideas and institutions, the same as ancient Greece and Rome and modern Europe did ... For example, the ancient Greeks borrowed many aspects of their civilization from the Sumerians, Egyptians and Phoenicians ... .

Egyptian mummy could help archaeologists rewrite the history books

The National 25 Oct 2021
The mummified remains of a dignitary, possibly dating from more than 4,000 years ago, could rewrite the history of ancient Egyptian burial practices. Recent work on a mummy excavated in 2019 suggests that ancient Egyptians living during the time of the Old Kingdom – between 2700BC and 2200BC – were already carrying out sophisticated burials.

How 4,000-year-old mummy discovery could rewrite Egypt’s history

Irish Independent 25 Oct 2021
ANCIENT Egyptians may have been carrying out sophisticated mummifications 1,000 years earlier than previously thought, according to findings ... Read More ...It’s extraordinary ... The findings in 2019 prompted questions over Khuwy’s relationship to Pharaoh Djedkare Isesi, the ruler of ancient Egypt during the Fifth Dynasty ... Daily Digest Newsletter ... .

Introducing a whopping new variety of okra – and how to grow it

The Independent 25 Oct 2021
But with the brand new Okra ‘Bhut Bhindi’, all this has changed ... It is believed that okra originated around Ethiopia and was cultivated by the ancient Egyptians, before its cultivation spread throughout North Africa and the Middle East and to India Okra comes from the mallow family and is a good source of minerals, vitamins and fibre ... .

Art galleries, posh hotels and Michelin-stars: Your luxurious guide to Glasgow

Metro UK 25 Oct 2021
Planning a trip to Glasgow? Here’s what to do. The spotlight is on Glasgow this month as the world’s leaders gather for the COP26 ... Refurbished station stay ... Further west, the park-set Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum has galleries devoted to taxidermy and ancient Egyptian artefacts behind its impressive baroque, red-sandstone facade ... £18pp ... MORE ... ....

Discovery of high ranking nobleman's mummy shows Ancient Egyptians were carrying out mummifications 1,000 years ...

The Daily Mail 24 Oct 2021
Archaeologists were amazed by the advanced mummification techniques used to preserve Khuwy, one of the oldest mummies ever found, indicative of a level of sophistication previously believed not to have developed until much later in ancient Egyptian history ... Egyptian pharaoh's 4,600-year-old...

New Insight Into Ancient Egyptian Mummification Techniques Gained Thanks to Old Kingdom Mummy

Sputnik 24 Oct 2021
The mummy in question reportedly dates back to the times of the Old Kingdom, over 3,000 years ago ... .

Sophisticated mummification is 4,000 years old: new evidence

The New Arab 24 Oct 2021
Ancient Egyptians were carrying out "sophisticated" mummification techniques a thousand years earlier than first thought, according to new evidence ... Mummification, a process that has become an iconic to ancient Egyptian civilisations, involves preserving the body after death by deliberately drying or embalming flesh.