Glorious Egypt is a new exhibition being held simulataneously at the Amos Rex Museum in the centre of Helsinki (Finland), and at the Kumu Art Museum in Tallinn (Estonia), as part of a unique collaboration with the Museo Egizio in Turin (Italy).
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THREE MIDDLE KINGDOM TOMBS IN THUTMOSE III'S TEMPLE OF MILLIONS OF YEARS
Myriam Seco Álvarez and Javier Martínez Babón return with more exciting finds from their work at this important archaeological site in Luxor.
THE “SHISHAK” ATTACK
James Bowden reassesses the Libyan pharaoh Sheshonq I’s attack on Israel and its importance to Egyptian history.
The Catacombs of Anubis at North Saqqara: A Subterranean World of Canids
Paul T. Nicholson explores the labyrinthine burial site for millions of dog mummies.
THE BIG, THE BIZARRE AND THE BEAUTIFUL
John Wyatt, Maria Nilsson and John Ward present the last instalment of their report revealing the bird species discovered at ancient Gebel el-Silsila.
MORE SAQQARA DISCOVERIES
Following the discovery of 59 painted wooden Late Period coffins reported in AE122, the Egyptian team at Saqqara has now revealed another hundred intact painted wooden coffins (below and opposite) in three 10 to 12 metre-deep burial shafts.
GLORIOUS EGYPT IN FINLAND
Continuing our series on international Egyptology exhibitions, Tuuli Turtola explores an exhibition at the new Amos Rex Museum in Helsinki.
ESNA RELIEFS REVEALED
Restoration work by a German-Egyptian team has revealed the original colours of the reliefs at the Temple of Esna (opposite, top).
Crowning Glories: Women's Hairstyles
Per meset for young readers
Pharaoh, Osiris and the Mummy
The Musée Granet in Aix-en-Provence in southern France, is renown for its collection of paintings from masters such as Cézanne, Ingres and Van Gogh, and is named after the French painter François-Marius Granet, one of the museum’s major benefactors.
GEBEL EL-SILSILA THROUGHOUT THE AGES: PART 6 – RAMESSIDE QUARRYING
Maria Nilsson and John Ward revisit the Ramesside era at Gebel el-Silsila to explore the quarries, the Temple of Sobek and a unique blueprint of ancient quarrying.
How We ‘Talk' to Our Pets
Did you ever wonder how you can look in your pet’s eyes and know if he or she is sad, mad or glad or wants attention and they can do the same for you? How can that be when there are no spoken words between you? The answer is neuroscience, and you don’t have to be Dr. Doolittle to “talk” with the animals. We sometimes forget humans are part of the animal kingdom, too, with much the same physical organs and emotions.
GEORGE CLOONEY CHEATS DEATH!
Hospital drama after losing terrifying 28 lbs.
Tanner Novlan (Finn, B&B)
Christel Khalil (Lily, Y&R)
IN THE REIGN OF THE SUN KINGS
Old Kingdom pharaohs faced a reckoning that reshaped Egypt’s balance of power
THE PRINCESS AND THE BABY
A long time ago in Egypt, there was a young Hebrew girl named Miriam. Her family had just had a beautiful baby boy. There was a big problem, though. The Pharaoh of Egypt had issued a decree that all Hebrew baby boys be killed to decrease the population of the Hebrew people, who were enslaved by the Egyptians.
Finland Deploys Coronavirus Sniffing Dogs At Main Airport
Finland has deployed coronavirus-sniffing dogs at the Nordic country’s main international airport in a four-month trial of an alternative testing method that could become a cost-friendly and quick way to identify infected travelers.
Praise for the Pomegranate
The ancient fruit with modern influence
A Rare Egg
Egyptian ostrich egg perfume case
Anubian Kingdom Rises
Excavations at a city on the Nile reveal the origins of an ancient African power