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11 Things You May Not Know About Ancient Egypt — HISTORY Lists

11 Things You May Not Know About Ancient Egypt — HISTORY Lists | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it
From the earliest recorded peace treaty to ancient board games, discover 11 surprising facts about the Gift of the Nile.
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Hottest Prizes Ever for Shonda Brock's ETERNAL BURNS #Giveaway!

Hottest Prizes Ever for Shonda Brock's ETERNAL BURNS #Giveaway! | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it

The sequel to ETERNAL TRACES is finally here!


ETERNAL BURNS

available on Amazon July 11th, 2014

In honor of my second release I am giving away my hottest prizes ever. It only takes seconds to enter.

 

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Easy Rafflecopter entry via Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/eternaltraces/app_228910107186452

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Egyptian carving defaced by King Tut's possible father discovered

Egyptian carving defaced by King Tut's possible father discovered | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it
A newly discovered Egyptian carving, which dates back more than 3,300 years, bears the scars of a religious revolution that upended the ancient civilization (Ancient Egyptian graffiti http://t.co/PS2GlOCEjO)...

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Black History Heroes: THE DOGON: From the Nile Valley of East Africa to the Kingdom of Mali in West Africa

Black History Heroes: THE DOGON: From the Nile Valley of East Africa to the Kingdom of Mali in West Africa | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it
RT @HistoryHeroes: THE DOGON: From Nile Valley East Africa to Kingdom of Mali in West Africa Pic: #Dogon Rock art http://t.co/I9m5VXffm3 ht…

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70,000 year-old African settlement unearthed

70,000 year-old African settlement unearthed | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it

During ongoing excavations in northern Sudan, Polish archaeologists have discovered the remains of a settlement estimated to 70,000 years old


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The different paths of the Neolithic revolution in Egypt and Sudan #Nubia

The different paths of the Neolithic revolution in Egypt and Sudan #Nubia | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it
ANTHROJOURNAL An open access academic journal of collegiate-level research.

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The Neolithic revolution has taken different paths in the neighbouring countries of Egypt and Sudan. This article examines these variations by comparing food production, settlement patterns, society and culture in Egypt and Sudan and analyses the reasons for the different developments.

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More details and photos of chapel of Nebhepetre Mentuhotep II discovered in Abydos by Egyptian archaeologists

More details and photos of chapel of Nebhepetre Mentuhotep II discovered in Abydos by Egyptian archaeologists | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it

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Imagine if you found an Ancient Egyptian chapel under your house!

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ARCE-NOLA's curator insight, July 1, 9:47 AM

The chapel was initially discovered through illicit digging under a local resident's house!

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Anticipated Paranormal Romance is Re-released on Friday 13th

Anticipated Paranormal Romance is Re-released on Friday 13th | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it

ETERNAL TRACES is back on Friday 13th with a sexy makeover. This sweeping, action-packed IR paranormal romance is now available on Amazon Kindle and paperback.

 

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The sequel, ETERNAL BURNS, is scheduled for publishing in July,
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The sequel, ETERNAL BURNS, is scheduled for publishing in July,
so BE sure to grab your copy of ETERNAL TRACES today!  http://ow.ly/xYrwp ;

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Predynastic figurines are gaining attention, recently featuring on posters & on “True Blood”!

Predynastic figurines are gaining attention, recently featuring on posters & on “True Blood”! | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it

Predynastic figures, from Alice Stevenson at the Petrie. http://t.co/zGVjIv1oEj #Egyptology #AncientEgypt #Figurines #Predynastic


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“Inscriptions” features articles on Ancient Egyptian demons by Swansea students

“Inscriptions” features articles on Ancient Egyptian demons by Swansea students | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it

The work of several Level 3 (senior) students taking the Supernatural Beings and Demons of Ancient Egypt course at Swansea University had their articles accepted for Inscriptions, the Newsletter of the Friends of the Egypt Centre (May 2014 edition).


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Searching for Sudan’s missing pyramids

Searching for Sudan’s missing pyramids | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it

Little by little, the deserts of northern Sudan slowly reveal the secrets they have held for 2,000 years and more.


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Ancient Painting Reveals How Egyptians Lugged Statues Across the Desert

Ancient Painting Reveals How Egyptians Lugged Statues Across the Desert | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it
Culture used a trick of physics unknown to modern scientists (ScienceShot: Ancient Painting Reveals How Egyptians Lugged Statues Across the Desert: Culture used a ...

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Central Park’s 3,500-year-old Obelisk to be cleaned by LASER

Central Park’s 3,500-year-old Obelisk to be cleaned by LASER | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it
The project to restore the ancient Egyptian monument, which towers above the east side of Central Park, will also fix sections that have become weak with age.
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Cleaning up! 

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Ancient 'High Technology' Found Beneath Egypt?

Ancient 'High Technology' Found Beneath Egypt? | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it
A report saying that one of the most controversial mysteries ever has been solved by the discovery that ancient Egyptians had cutting-edge technology cites
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Pictures: Oldest Pharaoh Rock Art Rediscovered in Egypt

Pictures: Oldest Pharaoh Rock Art Rediscovered in Egypt | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it

Rare pictures of what may be Egypt's founding king, Narmer, have been found near Aswan a century after their first discovery.


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IR Paranormal Romance ETERNAL BURNS Released!

IR Paranormal Romance ETERNAL BURNS Released! | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it

The long awaited sequel to ETERNAL TRACES has finally arrived, and Shonda Brock's character, Meryt Brownstone, will not disappoint her fans.


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Meryt finally realizes her 'dreams' are really memories from her past life as an ancient Egyptian Queen.
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Meryt finally realizes her 'dreams' are really memories from her past life as an ancient Egyptian Queen.

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Ancient Egyptian Carving Linked To King Tut's Father Is Discovered In Sudan - Huffington Post

Ancient Egyptian Carving Linked To King Tut's Father Is Discovered In Sudan - Huffington Post | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it
NBCNews.com Ancient Egyptian Carving Linked To King Tut's Father Is Discovered In Sudan Huffington Post The "temples and the cities of the gods and goddesses … were fallen into decay, and their shrines were fallen into ruin, having become mere...

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Exhibition gives insight into violent habits of early cultures; discovered during Nubian salvage when building Aswan Dam

Exhibition gives insight into violent habits of early cultures; discovered during Nubian salvage when building Aswan Dam | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it

New exhibition gives an insight into the violent habits of early cultures
“These remains were discovered during the Nubian salvage when they were building the Aswan Dam.


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Meet My Main Character Blog Tour: Meryt Brownstone of Eternal Traces

Meet My Main Character Blog Tour: Meryt Brownstone of Eternal Traces | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it

Last month I was tagged on the Meet My Main Character blog tour on My Sweet Delirium by Christa Wojo.

 

Here are the rules

The taggee must write a post answering the same seven questions about their MC. Then the taggee becomes the tagger and chooses five other authors. It’s sort of like a chain letter with all the potential to become a global virus.


So sorry, dear characters...

We’ll be hanging out all your dirty laundry for everyone to see. You better put on your dark sunglasses and prepare to fend off the paparazzi.

 

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Tattoos in ancient Egypt and Sudan

Tattoos in ancient Egypt and Sudan | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it
Marie Vandenbeusch, curator, British Museum One of the eight mummies that are the subject of the exhibition Ancient lives, new discoveries, the mummy of a woman from Sudan, was discovered relativel...
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Sudan has 3 times as much pyramids than Egypt. See them with your own eyes? http://tinyurl.com/l4b3n5f

Sudan has 3 times as much pyramids than Egypt. See them with your own eyes? http://tinyurl.com/l4b3n5f | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it
Sudan has more pyramids than any other country on earth - even more than Egypt. There are at least 223 pyramids http://t.co/b1iV2Ld6DF

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Aladin Fazel's curator insight, June 7, 7:07 AM

i hope they're still undamaged!!

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Egyptian Mummies—to Unwrap or Not to Unwrap? - The Epoch Times

Egyptian Mummies—to Unwrap or Not to Unwrap? - The Epoch Times | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it
Napoleon’s conquest of Egypt at the end of the 18th century sparked a European interest in ancient Egypt. This ‘Egyptomania’ has gripped Europe ever since,
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That's the question! 

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X-rays reveal the intricate layers of Egyptian mummies - CNET

X-rays reveal the intricate layers of Egyptian mummies - CNET | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it
Mummies on display at the British Museum have been painstakingly X-rayed in high definition to reveal the layers beneath the sarcophagus.
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Need a caffeine fix? Win Starbucks Coffee!

Need a caffeine fix? Win Starbucks Coffee! | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it

What goes better with a Paranormal Romance than coffee? Especially, FREE Starbucks coffee?

 

In honor of my re-release of Eternal Traces, I'm giving away $20 Gift Cards to Starbucks plus two copies of the new eBook.

 

Just tell us how you take your coffee on this post>>> http://www.shondabrock.com/#/blog/4559736266/Online-Contest-for-Starbucks-Gift-Cards/8074289 ;


 

 

 

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'What if' Question of the Day

'What if' Question of the Day | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it

If you had a time machine
and could go forwards or backwards in time,
but could only go once
and never return,
where would you go?

 

Please leave your answer below!

 

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Almost 60 royal mummies discovered in Egypt's Valley of the Kings

Almost 60 royal mummies discovered in Egypt's Valley of the Kings | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it

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Egyptologists have uncovered the remains of at least 50 people inside an ancient tomb in Valley of the Kings close to the city of Luxor.

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