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The history and culture of these mysterious ancient kingdoms.
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Announcing the Winner of the ETERNAL TRACES and GODIVA Contest - Shonda Brock

Announcing the Winner of the ETERNAL TRACES and GODIVA Contest - Shonda Brock | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it

How was your Halloween? Betcha didn't get Godiva for your Trick or Treat.

 

Congratulations to A.G. Carpenter for winning my Halloween contest. She will enjoy the GODIVA chocolate celebration basket ($80 value!), which includes...

 

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Egyptian Alexandria - Ancient underwater finds revealed the Pharaonic roots of the Ptolemaic City

Egyptian Alexandria - Ancient underwater finds revealed the Pharaonic roots of the Ptolemaic City | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it
Alexandria, located on the Mediterranean coast in Egypt, has seen many changes in its 2,300 year history. Founded by Alexander the Great in 331 B.C., at its height it rivalled Rome in its wealth and s
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hoping that it's not a hoax!!

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One of Ancient Egypt's Most Precious Artifacts Has Been Irreparably Damaged - Mic

One of Ancient Egypt's Most Precious Artifacts Has Been Irreparably Damaged - Mic | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it
A piece of history has been forever tarnished.
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"...seriously damaged after museum workers in Cairo hastily repaired it with epoxy."

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Tomb of Huy, ruler of Nubia under Tutankhamun, to be opened to the public

Tomb of Huy, ruler of Nubia under Tutankhamun, to be opened to the public | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it
The tomb of Amenhotep Huy, ruler of Lower Nubia Kush under king Tutankhamun, is to be opened to the public for the first time following extensive restorations.  The tomb is famous for its spectac

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Archeologists discover Mythical Tomb of Osiris, God of the Dead, in Egypt

Archeologists discover Mythical Tomb of Osiris, God of the Dead, in Egypt | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it
A Spanish-Italian archaeological team, in cooperation with the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities, has made an incredible discovery in the necropolis of Sheikh Abd el-Qurna, on the West Bank at Thebes,
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UFO And Alien Egyptian Artifacts Discovered In Jerusalem Kept Secret By Rockefeller Museum

UFO And Alien Egyptian Artifacts Discovered In Jerusalem Kept Secret By Rockefeller Museum | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it
Alien and UFO circles are abuzz with claims of remarkable ancient Egyptian artifacts discovered in the former Jerusalem home of the famous Egyptologist Sir
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New Clues Point To The Origin Of Poland's Mysterious 'Vampires'

New Clues Point To The Origin Of Poland's Mysterious 'Vampires' | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it
Unconventional burial practices to prevent vampires from rising up from the grave were common in post-medieval Poland, but historians aren't entirely sure why certain people were targeted more than others.

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Unique Gift Ideas for the Paranormal Romance Reader

Unique Gift Ideas for the Paranormal Romance Reader | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it

Do you have a friend or family member who just can't get enough of Paranormal Romance? Here are a few gift ideas that will make her bookworm heart glow with supernatural delight.


If you’re the one who loves to read about vampires, werewolves, and otherworldly lovers, you might want to add some of these unique items to your wish list.

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Temple of Htashepsut in 3D - Egyptian antiquities | Facebook

Temple of Htashepsut in 3D - Egyptian antiquities | Facebook | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it
Short video of Hatshepsut temple

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A cool video of a fly-through of a 3D reconstruction of Hatshepsut's mortuary temple!

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a Magic! 

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7 People Who Were Definitely Real Life Vampires

7 People Who Were Definitely Real Life Vampires | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it
These vampire killers will haunt your dreams.
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How Does Fear Work? - Shonda Brock

How Does Fear Work? - Shonda Brock | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it

With all of this talk about words, lust, and hormones can the same be said for fear? Is there a chemical response to feeling fear or even hate?

 

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fears and only the fears are our enemies!!

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Menkaure Pyramid to be opened for public: Antiquities Ministry | Cairo Post

Menkaure Pyramid to be opened for public: Antiquities Ministry | Cairo Post | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it

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Egyptian Mummy's Brain Imprint Preserved in 'Peculiar' Case

Egyptian Mummy's Brain Imprint Preserved in 'Peculiar' Case | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it
An ancient Egyptian mummy is raising a new mystery in archaeology because it has one very rare feature: The blood vessels surrounding the mummy's brain left imprints on the inside of skull.

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Missions working in Egypt, Aswan: American-Belgian archaeological mission turns King Cheops petroglyphic engravings into 3D inscriptions

Missions working in Egypt, Aswan: American-Belgian archaeological mission turns King Cheops petroglyphic engravings into 3D inscriptions | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it

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Sudan Antiquities (Kerma-Napata-Meroe-Kush) Land of Black Pharaos Temples d´Amon de Napata

Sudan Antiquities (Kerma-Napata-Meroe-Kush) Land of Black Pharaos Temples d´Amon de Napata | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it
Sudan Antiquities (Kerma-Napata-Meroe-Kush) Land of Black Pharaos Temples d´Amon de Napata

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New Excavations Begin in Sudan

New Excavations Begin in Sudan | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it
A Purdue University archaeologist is seeking to uncover new information about ancient Nubian and Egyptian cultures. Michele Buzon, associate professor of archaeology at Purdue, has just begun excavating a Nubian burial site dated to between 1500-1050 BCE. She hopes the site in the Nile River Valley, Tombos, Sudan, will provide a better understanding of the …
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After Decades of Searching, the Causeway for the Great Pyramid of Egypt has been Found

After Decades of Searching, the Causeway for the Great Pyramid of Egypt has been Found | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it
Dozens of foreign missions carried out over three decades using the latest high-tech instruments failed to find the causeway of the Great Pyramid of Giza.
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Where Was the Land of Punt

Where Was the Land of Punt | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it

The most evidence about the land of Punt comes from a temple dedicated to the female Pharaoh Hatshepsut, who ruled for more than 20 years circa 1465 BCE.

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'Exodus' Banned In Egypt For Depicting Ancient Egyptians As "Savages"

'Exodus' Banned In Egypt For Depicting Ancient Egyptians As "Savages" | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it

ExdCAIRO — Egypt on Sunday said it banned Ridley Scott's biblical epic "Exodus: Gods & Kings" because the Hollywood blockbuster distorts Egypt's history, as well as attempts to “Judaize Egyptian c...

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Discovery Channel Nubia The Forgotten Kingdom #Sudan

In the hot, desert sands of Northern Africa, a powerful kingdom thrived for thousands of years. This was Nubia, a golden kingdom nourished by the Nile. Now, ...

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AKHENATON: The Rebel Pharaoh (ANCIENT EGYPT HISTORY DOCUMENTARY)

henAKHENATON: The Rebel Pharaoh (ANCIENT EGYPT HISTORY DOCUMENTARY) This epic series explores the lives of some of Egypt's greatest rulers: Ramses the Great, py...


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What is #WeNeedDiverseBooks All About?

What is #WeNeedDiverseBooks All About? | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it

Where are the people of color? Not just the African American characters, but those who belong to other minorities. What about the disabled and gay? Society has changed but the world of publishing has yet to evolve to reflect that.

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Nov. 4: King Tut Day

Nov. 4: King Tut Day | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it
King Tut Day:  On Nov. 4, 1922, a team of archaeologists led by Howard Carter, found the entrance to King Tutankhamen’s tomb in Egypt.  The young king had been buried with vast amounts of gold treasures, including a solid gold death mask.  The tomb was relatively intact, and excavation of it took several years.   The Coffinette for the Viscera of Tutankhamun is pictured during the press viewing of the Tutankhamun Exhibition & The Golden Age of the Pharaohs at the O2 Centre, London, England, Nov. 13, 2007. (Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images) King Tut was around 19 years old when he…

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#GIVEAWAY! Chocolate + Paranormal Romance = Ecstasy

#GIVEAWAY! Chocolate + Paranormal Romance = Ecstasy | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it

To celebrate
Halloween...

 

I'm giving away
this divine treat from
GODIVA

 

Plus a copy of the first two books of the
ETERNAL TRACES series.

 

Chocolate+Paranormal Romance


The perfect way to celebrate the paranormal season!

 

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Entries close at midnight on Halloween. Don't forget to enter!

 

You can also use the mobile friendly Facebook app here http://tinyurl.com/lmnomee

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Trick or Treat! Entries close at midnight on Halloween.