/Tag: Egypt

Tomb of Cleopatra and Mark Antony: we are at a Turn?

By |2019-01-18T00:06:48+00:00January 17th, 2019|Great Civilizations, News, Ancient history|

Mark Antony and Cleopatra. Maybe it was finally rediscovered the tomb of Cleopatra Cleopatra's tomb was eventually found? According to Zahi Hawass, famous archaeologist and Egyptologist, Yup. The queen of Egypt, according to the scholar's statements, He would be buried in Taposiris Magna (Abusir), not too far from Alexandria, next to her beloved Marco [...]

Ancient Egypt: Discovered a Great Building “Mysterious”

By |2019-04-16T04:05:13+00:00July 14th, 2018|Great Civilizations, News, Ancient history|

The remains of the large building and discovered at Tanis, Egypt The ancient land of Egypt continues to reveal priceless treasures. A few weeks ago near Tanis, the archaeological site of San El-Hagar, It was discovered a huge and mysterious building equipped with all interesting objects to be studied. No word yet on exactly which [...]

Exceptional Discovery in Egypt: un'Altra Secret Room in the Pyramid of Cheops

By |2017-11-12T00:21:29+00:00November 12th, 2017|Great Civilizations, News, Ancient history|

Playing in 3D cavities of the mysterious recently discovered inside the pyramid of Cheops After millennia of their building, the pyramids of Egypt have not yet ceased to unravel their mysteries and who knows if it ever will. The latest discovery is the largest of the Giza pyramids, that of Cheops, which was [...]

the Egyptians: They ate as

By |2018-10-14T23:39:21+00:00February 21st, 2017|Great Civilizations, Ancient history|

Bread comes from Ancient Egypt Every era and every people on his banquet: as they ate the Egyptians? Or better, which it was their usual way to get "at the table" to consume the daily meals? They would sit comfortably above the natural fiber mats and took the food from a very low table that [...]

The Egyptian Museum in Turin has to Remain!

By |2017-02-14T22:34:34+00:00February 14th, 2017|Events, Great Civilizations, News, Ancient history|

A hall of the Egyptian Museum of Turin The Egyptian Museum is the second most important historical and documentary world after the one in Cairo. The origin of the collection dates back to the '700 and today it is merely the result of private collections and archaeological finds [...]

Sphinx: those who broke the nose?

By |2018-10-16T05:30:14+00:00December 10th, 2016|Anecdotes and curiosities, Events Characters Politics, Modern history|

The Sphinx of Giza E 'known that the Egyptian sphinx is free of the nose and is fairly widespread belief that this is due to a cannon ball fired by Napoleon's soldiers in the late eighteenth century. Except that this is not possible and the proof is in the drawings that the Danish explorer [...]

The Fragrant sails of Cleopatra

By |2015-03-23T00:25:43+00:00March 23rd, 2015|Great Civilizations, Ancient history|

Cleopatra in una fiction tv. The queen of Egypt did sprinkle perfume the sails of the ships it seems that the wise use of perfumes and essences constitute one of the most effective weapons of Cleopatra's seduction (I century BC). The queen of Egypt, from many sources described as a charming woman and seductress, He liked to surround himself fragrances, [...]

Luxor: Discovery's Tomb 3000 Years ago with Beautiful Wall Paintings

By |2018-11-03T04:17:13+00:00March 10th, 2015|News|

Luxor Wonders, Egypt The Egyptian town of Luxor is increasingly exhibits a unique open-air museum. And 'these days the discovery of a tomb dating back to Pharaonic 3000 years ago with well-preserved wall paintings depicting scenes of everyday life and celebrations. Another similar burial was [...]

Egyptian Beauty: the Wigs

By |2018-11-04T00:42:36+00:00November 29th, 2014|Great Civilizations, Ancient history|

Liz Taylor in "Cleopatra". The wigs were very popular in ancient Egypt Throughout their long history, Egyptians always held in high regard the physical appearance , with particular emphasis on hair and hairstyles. The use of wigs was widespread; often the natural hair were shaved and replaced by those hairpieces, worked so [...]

The “Kajal” the Egyptian

By |2014-11-08T09:14:17+00:00November 8th, 2014|Great Civilizations, Ancient history|

The "kajal" of the Egyptians and was made with natural ingredients The artistic come down to us from Ancient Egypt, paintings and sculptures, speak for themselves: eye makeup was the focal point of the elaborate make-up at the time in use. The contour in particular, He was strongly accentuated by a dark and decisive one [...]