2019-2020 TVAES Talks and Study Day programme
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ANCIENT EGYPT NEWS
Virtual tours of five Egyptian historic sites
- Tomb of Menna
- Tomb of Queen Meresankh III
- Red Monastery
- Ben Ezra Synagogue,
- Mosque-Madrassa of Sultan Barquq
3300-year-old baboon skull may tell of Punt
The Land of Punt—or “God’s land” as the Egyptians occasionally dubbed it—served as the setting for what has been described as the oldest known fantasy story.
Egyptian and Spanish archaeologists unearthed the mummy while conducting excavations ahead of construction at the Draa Abul Naga necropolis on Luxor’s West Bank. The girl’s remains date from the 17th dynasty.