The Canadian and the Cow Shrine: An Egypt Discovery Story

The Canadian and the Cow Shrine: An Egypt Discovery Story

Charles Currelly and The Hathor Shine from Deir el Bahri  Picture of Charles Currelly, Rom Founder, Wikipedia The Hathor Cow Shine, on discovery  For more than a century, the Hathor shrine with its cow statue has been a unique masterpiece within Cairo’s Egyptian...
All about the Rosetta Stone

All about the Rosetta Stone

200-year celebration: Champollion, the basalt slab & how the hieroglyphic code was cracked. By Laura Ranieri Roy In September 1822, the eureka moment happened. An impoverished young French scholar, Jean Francois Champollion, made a giant leap forward to solve the...
Sideways, Stiff and Striding: Why did the Egyptians draw that way?

Sideways, Stiff and Striding: Why did the Egyptians draw that way?

A few questions answered on Art Ancient Egyptian Art Style by Laura Ranieri Roy In Ancient Egypt, there were no “art galleries”. There was little or no “artistic expression” – art based on the artist’s own feelings or personal thoughts. There were, however, craftsmen...
My First Visit to ROM’s Egyptian Collection

My First Visit to ROM’s Egyptian Collection

by Natalie Wong I have always been fascinated by the mysterious ancient Egyptian culture. Since becoming the Marketing Assistant of Ancient Egypt Alive, I have been eager to learn more about the history and culture of this ancient civilization. So, I sought out...
Egypt Travel August 2021: Twelve Tantalizing Insights

Egypt Travel August 2021: Twelve Tantalizing Insights

Tips, Discoveries, and Recommendations from our Recent Trip by Laura Ranieri Roy You can’t travel now… certainly not to Egypt??? There’s COVID out there! Pish tosh I say. With the right precautions, good health and a “let’s get on with life attitude” you certainly...
Egypt’s Museum Mania

Egypt’s Museum Mania

Sorting out the three museums in Cairo by Laura Ranieri Roy It seems every week there’s news about another museum in Cairo Egypt. From the iconic Egyptian Museum in Tahrir, that magnificent 1902 “antiquities warehouse”, where the Royal Mummies began their great...
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