Treasures from Egyptian Museum Berlin - Tutankhamun & sister/wife Ankhesenamun
A lovely image of the married couple Tutankhamun and sister/wife Ankhesenamun. She is giving him lotus flowers to scent. www.youtube.com/watch?v=LjEZ2JpiFlE&feature=channel National Geographic: Tut's Treasure Tutankhamun (alternately spelled with Tutenkh-, -amen, -amon), Egyptian twt-ˤnḫ-ı͗mn, [təwaːt ʕaːnəx ʔaˈmaːn]; approx. 1341 BC – 1323 BC) was an Egyptian pharaoh of the 18th dynasty (ruled ca. 1332 BC – 1323 BC in the conventional chronology), during the period of Egyptian…
Egypt - I would love to see several things here. Abu Simbel temples, Alexandria, Aswan, Camel market (Souq al-Gamaal), Birqash, City of gold, Diving in the Red Sea, Egyptian Museum of Antiquities, Luxor temples, Mount Sinai, Pyramids of Giza, River Nile cruise, and, Valley of the Kings just to name a few - lots of $$$$ - I am sure this will be a trip to do later in life
November 26th 1922: Howard Carter enters the tomb of Pharaoh Tutankhamun
On this day in 1922, archaeologist Howard Carter and his financer Lord Carnarvon became the first people to enter the tomb of Pharaoh Tutankhamun in over 3000 years. Carter had been working in the...
King Ay’s Tomb
Southern Tomb 25 at Amarna was intended for the burial of Ay, who later became Pharaoh, after Tutankhamun. The tomb was never finished, and he later buried in the Western Valley of the Valley of th…
Pharaonic embalming bed restored from fragments. It was discovered in pieces in a tomb next to King Tut’s in the Valley of the Kings. No mummy was found inside the tomb, so they can’t date the bed exactly, but they think it dates to the 8th dynasty (1570-1304 BC).
Fit for a King: Largest Egyptian Sarcophagus Identified
The largest ancient Egyptian sarcophagus has been identified in a tomb in Egypt's Valley of the Kings, say archaeologists who are re-assembling the pharaoh's box.