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Ear stud with kneeling Hathor Nubian Meroitic Period A.D. 30-170 Gold, enamel Diameter: 4.1 cm (1 5/8 in.)

Ear stud with kneeling Hathor Nubian Meroitic Period A. Gold, enamel Diameter: cm in.

Amulet of Amen-Re as a ram  Nubian Napatan Period  Findspot: Gebel Barkal, Nubia, (Sudan)

Amulet of Amen-Re as a ram Nubian Napatan Period Findspot: Gebel Barkal, Nubia, (Sudan)

SEQENENRE TAO was the brother of Ahhotep I.  He was gruesomely murdered in his 40s while attempting to fight off the foreign Hyksos rulers of Egypt.  He was knocked senseless by axe blows before being stabbed in the head.  His sister completed the revolution where he had failed.

Egyptian Mummies from the Cairo Museum, Egypt

Mummy of Seqenenre Tao II Pharaoh of Egypt, starting 1560 or 1558 BC, likely only a few years, Dynasty, with wounds from battling with the Hyksos.

Scorpion King

Join us at Hierakonpolis as we dig into the dawn of Egyptian civilization.

Mark Silver's Mummy Hair Piece was nominated for this carnival, and the picture at left (credited to the Hierakonpolis Expedition) is a 5,000 year old hair weave.  Mark writes; " The hair extensions were woven to the mummy’s real hair were … also her real hair. She must have grown it, cut it off, then had it woven back on for a  little hairdo height. (Big hair was really popular in 3600 B.C.) The weave woman also dyed her hair with henna for color that really lasted – we’re talking…

Mark Silver's Mummy Hair Piece was nominated for this carnival, and the picture…

Boat Carvings

In Photos: Oldest Images of a Pharaoh

The Site 7 carving has been recently damaged, but the sickle-shaped boats can be seen.

Chalice,Third intermediate period.  Dynasty 22,ca 945-712 BC  Egypt,made in faience

Chalice, Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty ca BC. The cup is made in faience.

Nippur Temple | U of Penn Museum excavations in 1899/1900. Nippur was the principal center of scribal training in the Old Babylonian period. The tablets excavated there provided the basis for recent research on mathematical education & curriculum

SUMER - Nippur Temple excavations in Nippur was the principal center of scribal training in the Old Babylonian period. The tablets excavated there provided the basis for recent research on mathematical education and curriculum

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