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Monday, January 21st, 2013

Posted by:geolines.
Time:11:55 am.

http://geolines.ru/netcat_files/18/10/h_f37e6fe9bcd90edb20784083aa0794e4Thanks to that the most considerable constructions of an antiquity were erected on our planet not chaotically and as it became clear, in strictly certain places and according to the uniform project, the latitudes and meridians they set a certain geodetic System by means of which key objects unite in the general network and wonderfully cooperate among themselves.

In this publication we will consider interaction of lines – the Big circles directlyconnecting the Great pyramid (GP) to the main points of System. Lines
which connect GP to Teothiuacan, Uluru, Stonehenge, Tiwanaku, Easter Island, Nan Madol, Baalbek and Angkor, possess many surprising properties. In particular, they are diagonals of the adjacent rectangles formed by crossings of latitudes and meridians of reper points.
The lines connecting GP to key points, set some symmetric combinations and
reveal a number of the unusual regularities once again confirming existence of System in an arrangement of monumental constructions of an antiquity. Systems - carefully planned, thought over and realized with such grace which allows to carry out at the same time a set of various conditions for very limited number of objects.

As always we remind that more visually all regularities can be seen on an interactive map. It is necessary to have Google Earth plug-in.

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Tuesday, January 31st, 2012

Subject:KMT magazines for sale (88 issues)
Posted by:animerei.
Time:8:57 pm.
I hope this is okay to post, if it is not would one of the moderators please either delete this or message me?

I have every issue of KMT magazine (1990 - present) that I'd like to sell.  They are in excellent condition.  I am the original subscriber, so I can guarantee that all magazines have been carefully stored in a smoke-free, pet-free home.  Ideally, I'd like to sell as a complete set.  Based on prices I've seen on eBay (as high as $18 per issue) and the cost of replacement issues directly from the publisher ($10-$14 per issue; limited availability, with many early issues no longer in stock), I'd like to get $900 for the lot.  This would not include shipping; I am willing to ship anywhere in the world.

Images of the issues in question can be viewed HERE.
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Thursday, September 1st, 2011

Subject:CNN Story on Pyramids Locations
Posted by:cosmic_reverie.
Time:10:15 pm.
As an astronomer, I love the connection between the ancient Egyptian monuments and celestial motions. Archaeoastronomy or astroarchaeology is the study of astronomical meaning in these ancient structures. Enjoy!

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Monday, October 11th, 2010

Subject:The Stephen Glanville Memorial Lecture
Posted by:pling.
Time:2:22 pm.
On Saturday I went to the Stephen Glanville Memorial Lecture, which is an annual lecture on Ancient Egypt organised by the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge - this year the subject was "The Maatian Ideal of Social Justice in Ancient Egypt: A Classical African Conception" and it was given by Maulana Karenga. I've written a post about the talk in my personal journal.
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Wednesday, August 18th, 2010

Posted by:pling.
Time:9:30 am.
I posted a short article in my journal about shabtis that might be of interest to people here: http://pling.livejournal.com/278684.html
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Tuesday, February 16th, 2010

Subject:Tut Research from NYT
Posted by:bookewyrme.
Time:10:00 pm.
 Delurking to post this. I thought this article was interesting, and it didn't look like anyone had posted it yet. Probably because the research seems not to have been reported in any archaeological journals. 

Anyway. www.nytimes.com/2010/02/17/science/17tut.html 
That is the article. Enjoy! ^_^
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Thursday, January 14th, 2010

Subject:Excavations at Mersa/Wadi Gawasis
Posted by:kangofu.
Time:4:07 pm.
Mood: mellow.
Image and video hosting by TinyPic

The rope was neatly stored, coiled, and knotted, exactly as some sailor left it,’’ Bard said. “It was a moment perfectly frozen in time for 3,800 years.Collapse )
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Wednesday, January 13th, 2010

Subject:TV station looking for volunteer to be mummified
Posted by:kangofu.
Time:3:19 pm.
Mood: thirsty.
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Tuesday, January 12th, 2010

Subject:Taharqa Statue Discovered in Sudan
Posted by:kangofu.
Time:8:43 pm.
Mood: calm.
Massive Taharqa statue discovered deep in Sudan - Pictures, inscriptions and an interview

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Tuesday, January 5th, 2010

Subject:Cleopatra VII exhibit
Posted by:kangofu.
Time:7:29 pm.
Mood: happy.
The Franklin Institute is going to have a Cleopatra VII exhibit starting this June!

There's an article with nice pictures here. It looks like some of the artifacts are going to be from "The Sunken Treasures of Egypt Exhibit!"
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Tuesday, December 29th, 2009

Subject:Threshold to Cleopatra's mausoleum discovered off Alexandria coast
Posted by:kangofu.
Time:9:44 pm.
Mood: headache.
Threshold to Cleopatra's mausoleum discovered off Alexandria coast

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Wednesday, August 19th, 2009

Subject:Egypt warns pharaohs' tombs could disappear
Posted by:kehleyr.
Time:7:24 pm.
LUXOR, Egypt (AFP) – The ornate pharaonic tombs in Egypt's Valley of the Kings are doomed to disappear within 150 to 500 years if they remain open to tourists, the head of antiquities has warned.

Zahi Hawass said humidity and fungus are eating into the walls of the royal tombs in the huge necropolis on the west bank of the Nile across from Luxor, which is swamped daily by several thousand tourists.
Read the whole article here: http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/egyptarchaeologyculture
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Wednesday, April 15th, 2009

Posted by:tayles.
Time:5:34 pm.
Mood: busy.
X-posted to ancientegypt , so forgive me if you get this twice. Also, let me know if it's not allowed and I'll nix it. Got some books left over from my degree that I won't be using, and thought people here might appreciate them more.

Egyptology books for sale below the cutCollapse )

Thanks for looking!

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Monday, March 23rd, 2009

Subject:Cleopatra's sister found?
Posted by:hvns2mergatroid.
Time:3:52 pm.

ARCHEOLOGISTS and forensic experts believe they have identified the skeleton of Cleopatra’s younger sister, murdered more than 2,000 years ago on the orders of the Egyptian queen.

The remains of Princess Arsinöe, put to death in 41BC on the orders of Cleopatra and her Roman lover Mark Antony to eliminate her as a rival, are the first relics of the Ptolemaic dynasty to be identified. The breakthrough, by an Austrian team, has provided pointers to Cleopatra’s true ethnicity. Scholars have long debated whether she was Greek or Macedonian like her ancestor the original Ptolemy, a Macedonian general who was made ruler of Egypt by Alexander the Great, or whether she was north African.

Evidence obtained by studying the dimensions of Arsinöe’s skull shows she had some of the characteristics of white Europeans, ancient Egyptians and black Africans, indicating that Cleopatra was probably of mixed race, too. They were daughters of Ptolemy XII by different wives.




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Monday, March 2nd, 2009

Subject:Book of the Dead
Posted by:hvns2mergatroid.
Time:2:07 pm.

If this subject's been beat to death, you'll have to excuse me.  Anyway,


it's said to be the foundation of the bible(and other religious texts, along with lots of other ancient wisdom, mythology, and etc. from all over).

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Monday, February 16th, 2009

Subject:What is the meaning of...
Posted by:goddess_farma.
Time:8:18 pm.
Mood: contemplative.
What is the meaning of Sesheshet?
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Wednesday, November 12th, 2008

Subject:Updates on the screaming mummy
Posted by:priscamor.
Time:9:00 am.

"There, wrapped in a sheep or goatskin - a ritually unclean object for ancient Egyptians - lay the body of a young man, his face locked in an eternal blood-curdling scream. It was a spine-tingling sight, and one that posed even more troubling questions: here was a mummy, carefully preserved, yet caught in the moment of death in apparently excruciating pain.

He had been buried in exalted company, yet been left without an inscription, ensuring he would be consigned to eternal damnation, as the ancient Egyptians believed identity was the key to entering the afterlife. Moreover, his hands and feet had been so tightly bound that marks still remained on the bones.

Who could he be, this screaming man, assigned the anonymous label 'Man E' in the absence of a proper name? "


"...Using sophisticated-technology, including CT scanning, Xrays and facial reconstruction, to examine the mummy, they uncovered tantalizing new clues that could reveal his identity..."

via technoccult_rss via article http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-1083945/Mystery-screaming-mummy.html
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Tuesday, November 11th, 2008

Subject:There are always new treasures to find
Posted by:maudelynn.
Time:8:47 am.
Mood: excited.

Egyptian archaeologists have discovered a pyramid buried in the desert and thought to belong to the mother of a pharaoh who ruled more than 4,000 years ago.

The pyramid, found in Saqqara, probably housed the remains of Queen Sesheshet, the mother of King Teti who was the founder of the 6th Dynasty of Egypt's Old Kingdom, Dr Zahi Hawass told reporters.
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Monday, September 22nd, 2008

Subject:heyarr :)
Posted by:chel_sb.
Time:11:30 pm.
I love Egypt :D

jw what this communitys all about like can someone give me a brief overview, other than the obvious?

thanks xxx
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Saturday, July 12th, 2008

Subject:Sphinx Festival in Egypt - February 2009.
Posted by:_nightflower_.
Time:8:44 am.
Mood: awake.
Next year the Sphinx Festival will making its debut from 22-26 Feb.

According to the website, it is:

"A Celebration of the Ancient and Modern Arts in Egypt with World Masters
The Union of Music, Dance Science and Spirit @ The Le Meridien Hotel, Pyramids, Cairo, Egypt
*Egyptian Cosmology *Egyptian Dance and Music *Sacred Geometry * Pharaonic History & Mysteries *Astrology *Traditional Arts."

Looks like it may appeal to the people on this list. Apologies if someone has already posted.
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