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“The Ezbekieh Gardens cover an area over twenty acres. They afford a popular promenade at all times of day; the attractions include cafes and restaurants, as well as a variety of rare plants and trees. After dark, in the limited glow of gaslight, they are even more romantic than the Moorish Hall at Shepheard’s, and not at all the sort of place into which a young unmarried lady should venture even with an escort.” || Amelia Peabody, in Seeing a Large Cat by Elizabeth Peters

This is where I rave over the brilliant work of Barbara Mertz aka Elizabeth Peters aka Barbara Michaels (MPM) and her indomitable heroine Amelia Peabody.

This is easily my favourite piece of Art from Egypt or any where else. This is the Throne of Tutankhamun and the beautiful image depicts the Boy-King and his Queen Ankhesenamun in a touching moment. The young Queen is helping her husband to adjust his collar. The King reclines casually on his seat and the two seem completely at ease with eachother.

This is easily my favourite piece of Art from Egypt or any where else. This is the Throne of Tutankhamun and the beautiful image depicts the Boy-King and his Queen Ankhesenamun in a touching moment. The young Queen is helping her husband to adjust his col

There are three known chambers inside the Great Pyramid of Giza. The lowest chamber is cut into the bedrock upon which the pyramid was built and was unfinished. The so-called Queen's Chamber and King's Chamber are higher up within the pyramid structure.

Infographic: How Ancient Egypt Shaped the Modern World | Mental Floss

Infographic: How Ancient Egypt Shaped the Modern World

Educational infographic & Data Best Ancient Egyptian Inventions - Fairmont Hotels Image Description Best Ancient Egyptian Inventions

Egypt, from Flags of All Nations, Series 1 (N9) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes Brands, 1887

Egypt, from Flags of All Nations, Series 1 for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes Brands, 1887

Discovery of the statue of Ramses II, 1930 Temple of Mut, Karnak Temple Complex, Egypt.

Descubrimiento de la estatua de Ramsés II i Sekhmet en el templo de Mut. 1930 Discovery of the statue of Ramses II & Sekhmet in the temple of Mut .

The Church of the Holy Sepulchre is  the holiest site in Jerusalem, and of all Christianity. Located within the Church is the Tomb of Christ, with steps leading up to Golgotha (Calvary) where Christ was crucified. The church was built around the tomb in 330AD by Emperor Constantine. Pilgrims can see the place where Jesus' body was laid, as well as a piece of the stone that was rolled away.

The Church of the Holy Sepulchre is the holiest site in Jerusalem, and of all Christianity. Located within the Church is the Tomb of Christ, with steps leading up to Golgotha (Calvary) where Christ was crucified. The church was built around the tomb in 3

Tomb of Tutankhamen in the Valley of the Kings

Tomb of Tutankhamen in the Valley of the Kings, Egypt- lots of info on this site including excellent descriptions of the meaning of the gods' likenesses

Ancient Egyptian Hairstyles- Plate 2

Potentially ancient Egyptian style headwear. Village Hat Shop Gallery :: Chapter 1 - Ancient Egyptian :: Illustrations of the different hat styles of the Ancient Egyptians.

Bust of Tutankhamun Being Transported from His Tomb in the Valley of the Kings in 1922, Egypt.

Bust of Tutankhamun being transported from his tomb in the Valley of the Kings - 1922

The crowned head of Nefertiti, wife of Akhenaton. The sculpture was made by the famous sculptor Thutmose and was found in his workshop. Country of Origin: Egypt. Culture: Ancient Egyptian. Date/Period: Amarna period c.1373-1357 BC. Place of Origin: Tell el Amarna. Material Size: Painted limestone. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ Egyptian Museum, Berlin . Location: 48.

The crowned head of Nefertiti, wife of Akhenaton. The sculpture was made by the famous sculptor Thutmose and was found in his workshop. Country of Origin: Egypt. Date/Period: Amarna period BC. Place of Origin: Tell el Amarna

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