Nut – Mistress of the Heavens — The Curious Egyptologist

Figure 1: Pectoral of the Sky Goddess Nut, with her name circled. From the Tomb of Tutankhamun (KV62), Valley of the Kings, West Thebes. Now in the Egyptian Museum, Cairo. JE 61944https://old.egypt-museum.com/post/638403734538518528/pectoral-of-sky-goddess-nut This week I decided to explore an ancient Egyptian goddess who played a pivotal role in Egyptian mythology and the cosmos at large. This goddess […]

Nut – Mistress of the Heavens — The Curious Egyptologist

Guidebook to the Underworld: Egyptian Funerary Texts — Myth Crafts

The texts from which we gather knowledge of the Egyptian Underworld (Duat) include the various funerary texts which also served as guides to the underworld.

Guidebook to the Underworld: Egyptian Funerary Texts — Myth Crafts

A New Interpretation and Dating of the Sphinx based on the Moon — Before Atlantis

This article explores the possibility that the Great Sphinx in Egypt was conceived as a temple to a lunar deity in the form of a lion facing the rising of a full moon circa 21,000 BCE. We hypothesize an alignment at the fall equinox with the sun setting behind the Sphinx instead of in front […]

A New Interpretation and Dating of the Sphinx based on the Moon — Before Atlantis

The Valley Temple and Osireion: Echoes of a Bygone World Culture? — zoomeboshi

Seeing is believing. It was deja vu all over again, as a famous American Yogi once said. I gawked at the Valley Temple of Khafre in Giza and the Osireion in Abydos. Though they are in Egypt, they reminded me of monuments I saw in Peru, halfway round the world. Cyclopean blocks of unadorned stone […]

The Valley Temple and Osireion: Echoes of a Bygone World Culture? — zoomeboshi

HOUSE OF OSIRIS : THE GIVER OF EVERLASTING LIFE – THE GODS HOLD THEE IN FEAR — OUTOFTHISWORLDX FOREVER

. . OSIRIS ISIS and NEPHTHYS . . AND IT ALL BEGAN WITH YOU 1 – 18 . . Ancient Lost Kingdom of Osiris Discovered Egyptologists Immediately Call for it to be Dismantled . Viper TV – FILMS 12/03/2021 . The traditional image of Osiris sitting, wearing his Atef crown, with the crook (heqa) and […]

HOUSE OF OSIRIS : THE GIVER OF EVERLASTING LIFE – THE GODS HOLD THEE IN FEAR — OUTOFTHISWORLDX FOREVER

Monuments from Karnak, Egypt — Novo Scriptorium

This post is mostly a photographic presentation of monuments from Karnak, Egypt. The Karnak Temple Complex commonly known as Karnak, comprises a vast mix of decayed temples, chapels, pylons, and other buildings near Luxor, in Egypt. Construction at the complex began during the reign of Senusret I in the Middle Kingdom (around 2000–1700 BC) and […]

Monuments from Karnak, Egypt — Novo Scriptorium

18 February AD 121 – Titus Haterius Nepos, prefect of Egypt, visits the Memnon Colossus (#Hadrian1900) — FOLLOWING HADRIAN

On this day, one thousand nine hundred years ago, Titus Haterius Nepos, the prefect of Egypt, visited the Colossus of Memnon at the Theban necropolis and heard the statue sing. Nepos immortalised his encounter by inscribing his name upon the right leg of the statue. In a five-line text written in Latin, Nepos attests that……

18 February AD 121 – Titus Haterius Nepos, prefect of Egypt, visits the Memnon Colossus (#Hadrian1900) — FOLLOWING HADRIAN