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What Does It Tell Us About Egypt’s First Kings?
Rarely do I come across works of art that make my blood run almost cold with excitement. One such image, carved on a stone cosmetic palette some 5,000 years ago, has fascinated Egyptologists as the first fully articulated example of Egyptian...
Archaeology Odyssey, September/October 2004
We moderns tend to believe that ancient Egyptian art contains little that is overtly sexual. Egyptian painting seems to lack the strong sensual qualities of much classical art and its descendant, the richly textured art of the Renaissance...
Archaeology Odyssey, September/October 2001
In their temples, the ancient Egyptians followed a simple plan that mirrored the creation of the universe.
Most first-time visitors to Egypt will tell you that many ancient Egyptian temples have survived. But they’re wrong. It only seems that way on a two or three week tour. Although temples...
Archaeology Odyssey, September/October 1999