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  • Walk like an Egyptian at museum exhibition 28 Jan 2020 13:01 Daily Record A brand new exhibition on Ancient Egypt opened in Perth at the weekend. ‘Discovering Ancient Egypt’ at Perth Museum and Art Gallery will run until May 3 and will look at how ancient Egypt has captivated Scotland for the past 200 years. The exhibition …
  • Ancient Egyptian mummy Takabuti died after being STABBED in the back in her 20s 28 Jan 2020 12:21 Charleston Daily Mail Ireland's famous mummy Takabut was murdered in her twenties by someone stabbing her in the back near her left shoulder, a new study has revealed. Takabut was a woman who lived in Ancient Egypt 2,600 years ago.  Her cause of death has been an enduring …
  • A whisper from the past: voice of 3,000-year-old Egyptian mummy reproduced 25 Jan 2020 15:51 Daily News Egypt Throughout his life, Nesyamun, an ancient Egyptian priest, had a belief that his worship to gods would find its way to immortality. He probably did not imagine that his actual voice would come to life after 3,000 years of his death. Last week, scientist …
  • Sound of a mummy: listen as Ancient Egyptian priest 'speaks' for first time in 3,000 years The Telegraph 24 Jan 2020 22:47 Video Games UK & Ireland Yahoo The mummyof the priest Nesyamum - Leeds Museums & Galleries / SWNSWhen Egyptian priest Nesyamun died more than 3,000 years ago his departing wish was that he be allowed to speak in the afterlife, so that he could address the gods, and be granted …
  • The mummy speaks: Scientists hear sounds from the voice of an ancient Egyptian priest 24 Jan 2020 20:08 Age In September 2016, staff at the Leeds City Museum in England, where Nesyamun has resided for the last 200 years, wheeled the mummy to a nearby hospital to be CT scanned. The scan showed that much of his throat had remained intact. "The actual …
  • Talk like an Egyptian: mummy's voice heard 3,000 years after death 24 Jan 2020 08:44 The Guardian The “voice” of an ancient Egyptian priest has been heard for the first time since he died and was mummified 3,000 years ago, researchers have said. Nesyamun lived under the pharaoh Rameses XI, who reigned around the beginning of the 11th century BC. …
  • Mummy returns: Voice of mummified Egyptian priest heard 3,000 years on 24 Jan 2020 08:22 Breaking News from Ireland He may have lay silent for 3,000 years, but now the voice of a mummified Egyptian priest can be heard once again. The sound of Nesyamun has been reproduced as a vowel-like sound that loosely resembles a protracted sheep’s bleat. The priest lived during the …
  • The Mummy Speaks! Hear Sounds From the Voice of an Ancient Egyptian Priest 24 Jan 2020 08:10 International Herald Tribune In life, Nesyamun was an Egyptian priest who sang and chanted words of worship at the Karnak temple in Thebes. In death, he was ritually mummified and sealed in a coffin with the inscription “Nesyamun, true of voice.” Now, some 3,000 years into the …
  • An Afterlife So Perilous, You Needed a Guidebook 30 Dec 2019 12:51 International Herald Tribune When it comes to difficult travel, no journey outside New York City’s subway system rivals the ones described in “The Book of Two Ways,” a mystical road map to the ancient Egyptian afterlife. This users’ guide, a precursor to the corpus of Egyptian …
  • 'Emoglyphs': Emojis reminiscent of ancient Egyptian writing, says museum 22 Dec 2019 14:56 DW.DE The Israel Museum opened this week its "Emoglyphs" exhibition to explain the importance of Egypt's ancient hieroglyphs through the use of emojis. The Jerusalem-based museum is hoping the modern-day script will appeal to the digital generation …
  • Archaeology and the Exodus 22 Dec 2019 12:58 The Zimbabwe Standard hebrewscriptures:with BENJAMIN LEON In 2001, a storm of debate erupted in the Jewish world, following the assertion by Rabbi David Wolpe of Los Angeles that “the way the Bible describes the Exodus is not the way it happened, if it happened at all.” Wolpe …
  • Egypt launches exhibition displaying antiquities unearthed by French archaeologists 21 Dec 2019 11:08 Daily News Egypt Chronicling decades of excavations that saw the light with the help of French archaeologists, Egypt’s Ministry of Antiquities inaugurated on Wednesday a temporary exhibition displaying several rare, astonishing relics that were unearthed by French …
  • Tue. 8:57 a.m.: Egyptian officials unveil new archaeological finds 17 Dec 2019 14:20 Tribune Chronicle In this Dec. 11 photo released by Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities, archaeology workers clean a small pink granite statue of Ramses II, near the ancient pyramids of Giza, Egypt. Archeologists in Egypt unveiled two new discoveries, the rare statue of Ramses …
  • Egyptian officials unveil new archaeological finds 17 Dec 2019 13:09 Beaumont Enterprise Isabel Debre, Associated Press Updated 6:58 am CST, Tuesday, December 17, 2019 In this Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019, photo released by Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities, archaeology workers clean a small pink granite statue of Ramses II, near the ancient …
  • Uncovering archaeology 13 Dec 2019 17:35 Ely Times By Dennis Cassinelli My least expensive book is also probably the most interesting, depending what may be of interest to you. I have often referred to Uncovering Archaeology as my critique on how archaeology has been performed, not only here in Nevada, but …
  • Symbolic Egyptian Head Cones Were A Reality, Archaeologists Find 11 Dec 2019 19:02 Forbes Plan of excavation of a young woman with a head cone buried at Amarna, Egypt.Illustration by M. Shepperson from Stevens et al. 2019, Antiquity Publications Ltd.Depictions of cone-like objects on the heads of ancient Egyptians have been the subject of …
  • Egyptian archaeologist Hawass sees role as ‘custodian’ of antiquities 06 Dec 2019 04:15 The News International Egyptian archaeologist Hawass sees role as ‘custodian’ of antiquities CAIRO: Standing at the foot of the towering Great Sphinx of Giza, Zahi Hawass revels in his reputation as an indefatigable yet controversial figure in the enigmatic world of Egyptology. …
  • Egyptian archaeologist Hawass sees role as ‘custodian’ of antiquities 05 Dec 2019 19:47 Malay Mail Zahi Hawass, Egyptian archaeologist and former antiquities minister, stands before the Great Sphinx of Giza during a lecture with a tourist group on ancient Egyptian history, at the Giza Necropolis on the southeastern outskirts of the capital November 20, …
  • Infrared images reveal hidden tattoos on Egyptian mummies 02 Dec 2019 13:53 ScienceNews.org SAN DIEGO — Modern technology is illuminating tattoos on mummified, ancient Egyptians that until now had gone unnoticed. Infrared photography has helped to identify tattoos on seven mummified individuals dating to at least 3,000 years ago at a site called …
  • The Egyptian Museum celebrates its 117th anniversary with two exhibitions 17 Nov 2019 14:20 Daily News Egypt For over a decade, the Egyptian Museum has been a lightening hub reflecting the glorious ancient gems from ancient Egypt. Celebrating its 117th anniversary, the Ministry of Antiquities inaugurated on Friday two temporary exhibitions at the museum. The …

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