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COMPETITION: Fancy winning yourself a preloved copy of Wilbur Smith’s ‘Warlock’?

COMPETITION: Fancy winning yourself a preloved copy of Wilbur Smith’s ‘Warlock’?

egyptologybooks.com are hosting a giveaway. If you are a UK resident and would like to win a preloved copy of Wilbur Smith’s Warlock, head over to the Facebook post, give it a ‘like’ and ‘like’ the competition post – it’s as simple as that! You can find the Facebook page here. Advertisements

NEWS: Tomb of the Nefertiti bust sculptor?

NEWS: Tomb of the Nefertiti bust sculptor?

The bust of Nefertiti (Source: Archaeology.com). “French Egyptologist Alain Zivie believes he may have discovered the tomb of the artist Thutmose, the official sculptor of Pharaoh Akhenaten’s court and the genius who is thought to have created the famed bust of Nefertiti. That iconic sculpture was found in a studio belonging to Thutmose in Akhenaten’s […]

NEWS: Tomb of Shepseskaf-ankh discovered at Abusir

NEWS: Tomb of Shepseskaf-ankh discovered at Abusir

Inside the tomb (Source: SCA press release). “Through its excavations in Abusir archaeological Cemetry at Giza, the Czech mission discovered the tomb of Shepseskaf ‘ankh, Head of the Physicians of Upper and Lower Egypt who dates to the Fifth Dynasty of the Old Kingdom. This is the third tomb of a physician to be discovered […]

NEWS: Life-size statue of king Ramses II found in Sharkiya

NEWS: Life-size statue of king Ramses II found in Sharkiya

Newly unearthed statue of king Ramsess II in Tel-Basta suggests that Nile Delta town was home to great nineteenth dynasty temple (Source: Ahram Online). “A German-Egyptian excavation mission in the Nile Delta town of Tel-Basta unearthed today a life-size statue of the nineteenth dynasty king Ramses II carved in red granite. The statue, at 195cm […]