Category: Egyptian

Vanity of Kings – The story behind the colossal Rameses II statue in British Museum

If you have been to the British Museum, you are very unlikely to have missed the colossal, handsome statue of Rameses II benignly looking down at the visitor. The calm visage of the statue forebodes the patience of a man who has witnessed a few millennia and the serene knowledge that he will outlast us all […]

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3D video reconstruction of the Egyptian Amarna Period

Looking back, the so-called Amarna period was an amazing period of Egyptian history. A period during the latter half of the eighteenth dynasty (1543-1292 BC), it was characterized by phenomenal advancements in religion, sculpture, architecture, language and art. It all started with the pharaoh and his queen shifting their royal residence to Akhenaten (‘Horizon of […]

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