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Newsletter 38


Bringing Ancient Egypt to Life

If you live in the Midlands UK I’ll be doing an illustrated talk/demonstration called ‘Bringing Ancient Egypt to Life’ at Nature in Art in Gloucester UK on Thursday November 20th.
I will recreate an ancient Egyptian temple on my computer right before your eyes (projected on the wall) and then read selected passages from my book ‘Ancient Egyptian Anecdotes’
Doors open 7.00pm. Finger buffet 7.30pm. Finish 9.30pm.

3D Petrie Museum

The Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology has one of the largest ancient Egyptian and Sudanese collections in the world. Checkout the 3D viewer, you can virtually handle some their ancient objects.


Google Maps – Visit the last standing wonder of the ancient world >>

Meidum Pyramid site under restoration in Upper Egypt

The Meidum Pyramid is being restored by the Egyptian government in an attempt to attract tourists to Egypt More>>

 King Tut’s Health

New mummy scans refute old diagnosis of the pharaohs More>>

New generation of archaeologists takes ancient Egypt into 21st century

Young experts bring fresh ideas to help reform old institutions More>>

Exodus: Gods and Kings “The World” Behind the Scenes

Go behind the scenes of Ridley Scott’s Exodus: Gods and Kings to see how the massive world was created.

More than 1000 glyphs including 400 Egyptian word examples and over 500 hieroglyphs from the Gardiner list. The history of Egyptian writing and mathematics, the use of the different types of symbols, how to write your name, how to recognize kings names and the story of the scribe.

All content can be printed including typewriter and calculator functions. There are also navagation and search text functions. You can quickly write names and short secret messages and then select print from the menu.

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