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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

Sekhmet Gives Up Her Secrets

It has been a few months since my last blog – but is it any wonder with the magnificent summer that London has enjoyed? First we had the jubilee weekend, … Continue reading

November 3, 2012 · 1 Comment