Protecting Pharaoh S Treasures

Author: Wafaa El Saddik
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9774168259
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Growing up in Egypt's Nile Delta, Wafaa El Saddik was fascinated by the magnificent pharaonic monuments from an early age, and as a student she dreamed of conducting excavations herself and working in the Egyptian Museum in Cairo.


Author: Okasha El Daly
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9781844720637
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The Missing Millennium : Ancient Egypt in Medieval Arabic Writings Okasha El
Daly. CHAPTER 3 TREASURE HUNTING In the land of Egypt, there are great
treasures and it is said that most of its land is of buried gold; it is even said that
there is no place [in Egypt] which is not full of treasures. (Ibn Al-Wardi Kharidat:
31-32) ... Ancient Egyptian pyramids, temples, tombs and their surroundings were
perceived as depositories of vast wealth protected by magic. This is not a naive ...

The Empire Of Darkness

Author: Christian Jacq
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 141659132X
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And so she decides to re-ignite the flame of Egyptian resistance. All by herself. Combining historical fact with a vivid imagination, Christian Jacq tells the enthralling true story of this Ancient Egyptian warrior-heroine.

Treasures Of The Pharaohs

Author: Delia Pemberton
Publisher: Duncan Baird Publishers
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The Glories of Ancient Egypt Delia Pemberton, Joann Fletcher ... It is
characterized by flowing lines and the exaggerated representation of physical
features. ankh "Life," better known by its hieroglyph, which constitutes a sacred
emblem frequently employed as a decorative motif. Aten ... Easily moulded when
wet, and strong and light when dry, it was used widely for funerary masks and
body casings. cartouche A protective oval ring surrounding the ruler's birth name
and throne name.

Rescued Treasures Of Egypt

Author: Max Pol Fouchet
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill
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The art of working gold and ivory became important in this period, which was, in
M. Jean Yoyotte's expression, 'the adolescence of the pharaonic world'. ... Lower
Nubia was occupied during the Old Kingdom, but the countries which extended
on either side of the Second Cataract were relatively protected then by their
terrifying reputation: they were said to be peopled with phantoms and ghosts. ...
three hundred in number, including children 1 Egypt, Life and Death of a


Author: Arretta E. Keefer
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 9781477259177
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Alexa Kendall Scott had come to the Metropolitan Museum in New York City with the hope of discovering the mystery behind the ancient Winged Scarab brooch she had found among the old Art Deco jewelry she had recently purchased from a soon-to ...

Death And Burial In Ancient Egypt

Author: Salima Ikram
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
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This well-illustrated book explores all aspects of death in ancient Egypt, including beliefs of the afterlife, mummification, the protection of the body, tombs and their construction and decoration, funerary goods, and the funeral itself.

Fascinating Discoveries From The Biblical World

Author: Eben Scheffler
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Here Howard Carter, British Egyptologist, made one of the most spectacular
discoveries which could just as well not have occurred. By 1922 all the tombs ...
The find was exceptional, since the tombs of the other Pharaoh's in the valley had
all been plundered by robbers, removing their invaluable treasures. They also
attempted to ... It was Sealed anew, and being situated in an awkward position
half in the way to other tombs, it was covered with rubble and thus protected from
robbers ...

Egyptian Archaeology

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Religion, medicine, technology and what we would call magic co-existed without
apparent conflict in Egypt, and it was not unusual for magical and practical
remedies for illness, for example, to be used side by side. Magic was resorted to
by everyone, from the pharaoh guarding his country with elaborate magical
rituals to the expectant mother wearing amulets to safeguard her unborn child.
Spells and magical objects were usually employed to protect the living or the
dead, rarely for ...