Ancient Egypt and...
Follow
Find tag "egypt"
5.2K views | +1 today
Ancient Egypt and Nubia
The history and culture of these mysterious ancient kingdoms.
Curated by Shonda Brock
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Rescooped by Shonda Brock from Nubia; daily life and cultural heritage
Scoop.it!

Lost #Ancient #Technology Of Egypt — Obvious Evidence In The #Artifacts

Lost #Ancient #Technology Of Egypt — Obvious Evidence In The #Artifacts | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it

Via promienie, Experience Nubia
Shonda Brock's insight:

Interesting ancient Egyptian gadgets.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Shonda Brock
Scoop.it!

Mummies set on fire as looters raid Egyptian museum - video - Channel 4 News

Mummies set on fire as looters raid Egyptian museum - video - Channel 4 News | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it
Ancient Egyptian artefacts including jewellery, pottery, coins, sculptures were stolen and two mummies set on fire during unrest across the country, says an archaeologist.
more...
Aladin Fazel's curator insight, September 7, 2013 3:27 AM

another bad news... :(

Rescooped by Shonda Brock from Archaeology
Scoop.it!

In Egypt, archaeologists reopen tombs to woo tourists

In Egypt, archaeologists reopen tombs to woo tourists | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it
To help revive nation’s struggling tourism industry, archaeologists are reopening tombs to the public.

Via Rene Nieuwenhuizen
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Shonda Brock from Science News
Scoop.it!

Animal Mummies Discovered at Ancient Egyptian Site : Discovery News

Animal Mummies Discovered at Ancient Egyptian Site : Discovery News | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it
An ancient holy place in Egypt once known as the "Terrace of the Great God" reveals a wealth of new discoveries, from animal mummies and human remains to a...

Via Sakis Koukouvis
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Shonda Brock from Science News
Scoop.it!

Ancient Egyptians used hair gel

Ancient Egyptians used hair gel | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it

Ancient Egyptians wouldn't be caught dead without hair gel. Style in the afterlife was just as important as it was during life on Earth – and coiffure was key.


Via Sakis Koukouvis
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Shonda Brock from Art & Culture #Egypt
Scoop.it!

Aswan sites and Nubian monuments

Aswan sites and Nubian monuments | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it
Many sites from pharaoh times can be found in Aswan, the most southern Egyptian city. Discover the Nubian culture and monuments from the 25th dynasty of the Black Pharaos in the Nubian Museum, the Philae temple, Abu Simbel, Lake Nasser temples etc.

Via Experience Nubia, Neferazad
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Shonda Brock from Discovering Ancient Egypt
Scoop.it!

Egypt's Ancient Fleet: Lost for Thousands of Years, Discovered in a Desolate Cave

Egypt's Ancient Fleet: Lost for Thousands of Years, Discovered in a Desolate Cave | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it
An ancient harbor on the Red Sea proves ancient Egyptians mastered oceangoing technology and launched a series of ambitious expeditions to far-off lands. .

Via Paulo Furtado, Sakis Koukouvis, Elizabeth Cuffley
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Shonda Brock
Scoop.it!

Archaeological committee to inspect the looted El-Hibeh site - Ancient Egypt - Heritage - Ahram Online

Archaeological committee to inspect the looted El-Hibeh site - Ancient Egypt - Heritage - Ahram Online | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it
An archaeological committee from the Ministry of State for Antiquities (MSA) embarked today on an inspection tour at the El-Hibeh archaeological site in Beni Suef, as well as other sites that were subjected to looting after the 2011 revolution.
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Shonda Brock from Science News
Scoop.it!

Researchers find cancer in ancient Egyptian mummy

Researchers find cancer in ancient Egyptian mummy | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it
A professor from American University in Cairo says discovery of prostate cancer in a 2,200-year-old mummy indicates the disease was caused by genetics, not environment.

Via Sakis Koukouvis
more...
No comment yet.