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Egypt in the Shires: The Perfect Christmas Gift

Sometimes it’s good to get out of London. We Londoners sometimes like to believe we live in the centre of the cultural universe, and that outside London is sort of … Continue reading

December 22, 2017 · Leave a comment

Sekhmet Omnipresent in Luxor & New Discoveries at Kom el-Hettan

I was recently in Luxor for the conference “Sekhmet Omnipresent,” organised by Dr Hourig Sourouzian and Dr Betsy Bryan, two women who have done more to bring Sekhmet back into … Continue reading

April 2, 2017 · Leave a comment

How did the Ancient Egyptians make & move statues?

I recently saw this video, from the wonderful Museo Egizio in Turin, showing them moving a number of Sekhmet and other Egyptian statues from the museum to an exhibition in … Continue reading

November 6, 2016 · 1 Comment

Gifts for the Gods: Animal Mummies at Liverpool

If you didn’t get to see the Animal Mummies exhibition in Manchester or Glasgow, fear not, there is still a chance to delve into one of the most fascinating aspects … Continue reading

October 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

“Wonderful Things”: A Visit to Manchester Museum

It is easy to become a bit of a cultural snob when you live in London – some of the world’s best museums are on your doorstep, packed full of … Continue reading

October 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beyond Beauty: Transforming the Body in Ancient Egypt at Two Temple Place, London

Just along London’s Victoria Embankment, not far from where Cleopatra’s Needle stands like a sentinel on the Thames, you will find Two Temple Place. A stunning mansion incorporating neo-Gothic, Elizabethan … Continue reading

March 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

WMF Britain Presents: The World’s Largest Archaeological Project, A Lecture on March 1st, 2016

The Past, Today                                                       … Continue reading

February 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

Luxor & Egypt: Now is a great time to visit

Since the revolution of 2011, it is a sad fact that tourists have been shying away from Egypt. The rise of Islamic state and protracted wars in the Middle East … Continue reading

January 3, 2016 · 3 Comments

Sekhmet in Derbyshire

I didn’t go to Chatsworth in Derbyshire in search of anything Egyptological, but that is exactly what I found while wandering the corridors of that magnificent house. There in a … Continue reading

September 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

A Victorian Memento of Cleopatra’s Needle

London is a city of many magnificent monuments. Along the Thames on the Embankment stands one of London’s oldest wonders, a colossal, red granite obelisk, rising almost 60 feet into … Continue reading

February 22, 2015 · Leave a comment
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