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3 March, 2020 - 19:02
Rare Masterpiece Uncovered on Ancient Egyptian Sarcophagus
An Italian-Egyptian team have reconstructed a masterpiece of ancient Egyptian art. They have been able to virtually recreate the face of a leopard that was found on a sarcophagus lid in a necropolis...
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6 May, 2018 - 22:51
Sem Priests of Ancient Egypt: In the Service of King and Country—Part II
An appointee of the Pharaoh himself, the role of the sem priest carried immense political and religious weightage. In many ways, this class of priest served as the bridge between the ruler and the...
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6 May, 2018 - 13:56
Sem Priests of Ancient Egypt: Their Role and Impact in Funerary Contexts—Part I
The office of sem or setem priest of Ptah, the patron god of the craftsmen in Memphis, Lower Egypt, was a prestigious one. Considered a sacred feline with a connection to the Heliopolitan cult via...
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29 April, 2018 - 22:52
The Felines of Tutankhamun: Leopards, a Symbol of Royalty and Divinity—Part II
Beginning with one of the earliest feline deities, Mafdet, the ancient Egyptian pantheon grew steadily as the years passed to include a wide range of creatures, both big and small – furry and...
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29 April, 2018 - 13:58
The Felines of Tutankhamun: Leopard Changes its Spots to turn Black Panther?—Part I
The modest sepulcher of Pharaoh Tutankhamun was crammed to the brim with all manner of treasures produced in different shapes, sizes and materials. These objects can be clearly divided into two...
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11 October, 2017 - 18:45
The Enigmatic Imiut: Magical Gear for Ancient Egyptian Priests
The Imiut is a peculiar artifact which has puzzled Egyptologists for a very long time. It was worshipped for its supposed magical powers, making it a fetish, but no one is entirely sure what it was...
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22 January, 2014 - 07:35
Leopard teeth discovery suggests ancient home belonged to elite members of Egyptian society
Archaeologists in Egypt have uncovered the remains of a mansion near the Giza pyramids , along with leopard teeth, seals used on documents, and the hind limbs of young cattle. The combination of...
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25 September, 2013 - 13:11
5,000-Year-Old Leopard Trap Discovered in Israel
Scattered throughout the Negev Desert in the southern part of Israel are around 50 small constructions that look very much like piles of stones but which are in fact animal traps. Researchers had...
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