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Ancient Origins

Ancient Origins
Tue, 20 Jan 2015 04:14:39 -0800

The Amarna period, roughly 1353-1336 BCE, introduced a new form of art that completely contradicted what was known and revered in the Egyptian culture. The pharaoh Amenhotep IV not only changed his name from Amenhotep to Akhenaten, and the ...
 
Popular Archaeology
Thu, 17 Jul 2014 12:41:15 -0700

The surface pottery is appropriate to the Amarna period. In 2003 a third cemetery was discovered on the east side of a narrow wadi which runs back into the low escarpment behind tomb 25 of the South Tombs group. In 2004 two further cemeteries likely to ...

Daily Mail

Daily Mail
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 05:10:30 -0700

It took 10 years to record and document the numerous artefacts found buried with the young king, and these items were sent to various museums around the world. The latest exhibition at Oxford's Ashmolean Museum curates many related sculptures, ...

LubbockOnline.com

LubbockOnline.com
Wed, 21 Jan 2015 12:48:45 -0800

CAIRO — Conservators at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo say the blue and gold braided beard on a mask of famed pharaoh Tutankhamun has been hastily glued back on with epoxy after it was detached during a cleaning. The museum, which many ...

Discovery News

Discovery News
Fri, 21 Nov 2014 13:19:35 -0800

Spanish archaeologists digging in Egypt have unearthed a female mummy still wearing her jewels. The mummy was discovered in the necropolis below the temple of Pharaoh Thutmosis III (1490-1436 B.C.), on the west bank of the Nile in Luxor (southern ...

Ahram Online

Ahram Online
Thu, 13 Nov 2014 21:26:15 -0800

It has often been thought that an abnormality caused by a genetically inherited disease such as Marfan Syndrome was the reason for the strangely elongated and feminine appearance of the king in the art of the Amarna Period. But the scan revealed no ...
 
Jezebel
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:16:01 -0700

Ancients: They're just like us! Archeologists have discovered the remains of an Egyptian woman from around the time of 1335 B.C. whose hair was styled with more than 70 extensions. No word whether her hairdresser took her secret to the grave ...

Discovery News

Discovery News
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14:26:01 -0700

Tutankhamun's beautiful golden mask, the embodiment of a man secure in his power, has been flattering the pharaoh for many centuries, according to the most detailed image yet of the teenage king's face and body. In the flesh, King Tut had a club foot, ...
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