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New discovery in Horhotep tomb highlights pragmatic funerary complexes -

New discovery in Horhotep tomb highlights pragmatic funerary complexes - | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it

During excavation works carried out at the courtyard of the Horhotep’s rock-hewn tomb in Assassif necropolis, adjacent to Hatshepsut temple on Luxor west bank, a Polish team from the Institute of Archaeology of Wroclaw University stumbled upon what...

 


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Incest or Independence--the lives of ancient Egyptian women.

Incest or Independence--the lives of ancient Egyptian women. | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it
Many young girls and women alike may dream of what it was like to be an Egyptian princess or queen, but when you look past the glamour of ancient Egyptian royalty you may find being an ordinary woman in ancient Egypt preferable to life on the throne.
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Temple of Queen Hatshepsut safe despite nearby fire - Ancient Egypt - Heritage - Ahram Online

Temple of Queen Hatshepsut safe despite nearby fire - Ancient Egypt - Heritage - Ahram Online | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it

A fire broke out on Tuesday morning at a shop near the mortuary temple of Queen Hatshepsut in Luxor. The wooden shop was lost in the fire, and several nearby shops were also damaged in the area, which includes around two dozen shops selling souvenirs and local goods.The temple is located in the Deir El-Bahari site on the west bank of the Nile.

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