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Tutankhamun: The Golden King and the Great Pharaohs at the Denver Art Museum

. May 20, 2010 . 0 Comments

Tutankhamun: The Golden King and the Great Pharaohs will feature striking objects from some of the most important rulers throughout 2,000 years of ancient Egyptian history, spanning from the 4th Dynasty into the Late Period (about 2,600 B.C. to 660 B.C.). Derived from a variety of contexts, including temples and both royal and private tombs, […]

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Museum of Qin Shihuang Terracotta Warriors and Horses Unearths More Finds

Museum of Qin Shihuang Terracotta Warriors and Horses Unearths More Finds

. May 12, 2010 . 0 Comments

A company of Terracotta Warriors, most painted in rich colors, have been unearthed at the largest pit within the mausoleum complex of the emperor who first unified China. A total of 114 Terracotta Warriors have been found at No 1 pit, one of three, where excavation started in June last year, said Xu Weihong, head […]

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Sharjah Archaeology Museum Website Announced

. April 22, 2010

Sharjah Museums Department (SMD) has launched the Sharjah Archaeology Museum website, designed to take the users on an historical tour through four very distinct periods of Sharjah’s rich archaeological past. Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates has a rich legacy of arts, heritage and culture. Under the leadership and patronage of His Highness Dr. Sheikh […]

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The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis to Explore Underground Archeology and Ancient Tombs

. March 30, 2010

The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis has revealed the third and final component of its National Geographic exhibit opening next year. Archeological excavation of ancient Egyptian tombs will be one of three major areas of the $4.2 million exhibit. The backdrop for the Egyptian component will be the tomb of Seti I, an ancient pharaoh who […]

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To Live Forever: Egyptian Treasures from the Brooklyn Museum

To Live Forever: Egyptian Treasures from the Brooklyn Museum

. February 11, 2010

Encompassing more than one hundred objects drawn from the Brooklyn Museum’s world-renowned holdings of ancient Egyptian art, including some of the greatest masterworks of the Egyptian artistic heritage, To Live Forever explores the Egyptians’ beliefs about life, death, and the afterlife; the process of mummification; the conduct of a funeral; and the different types of […]

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