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The secrets of Egyptian child mummies…

Egyptian mummy

http://edition.cnn.com/2015/07/17/world/egyptian-child-mummies/index.html

Egypt and early photographers…

SphinxEarly photographers were obsessed with archaeology.  We owe them such a debt of gratitude for documenting those sites before vandals and tourism took their tolls.  http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2015/jul/15/sacred-mystery-the-photographers-obsessed-with-the-crumbling-sphinx?CMP=share_btn_tw

King Tut’s magnificent tomb artifacts at risk…

 King-Tut-800x430http://www.rawstory.com/2015/07/the-curse-of-tutankhamun-cash-crunch-looms-over-king-tuts-new-home-in-egypt/

New Egyptian survey of ancient quarries near Aswan reveal…

There is so much left to be discovered about the past.  This is a good example.  These previously unrecorded petroglyphs show a rare depiction of obelisks being cut and loaded onto boats 3,000 years ago.

https://flipboard.com/article/pharaonic-carving-discovered-in-egypt/a-IwZxX5_VSi25eDh-74upGw%3Aa%3A40895463-b1a712a3e3%2Farchaeology.org

Egypt-Pharoah-Depiction

News from ancient Egypt… Rare glass vase recovered.

Rare Egyptian Vase recovered.  Look at the extraordinary artistry.

http://english.ahram.org.eg/NewsContent/9/43/131310/Heritage/Islamic/Egypt-to-recover-Mamluk-vase.aspx

Egyptian glass vase

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