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Why legendary Egyptian beauty Queen Nefertiti was the first woman to be airbrushed

Why 3,300-year-old sculpture of legendary Egyptian beauty Queen Nefertiti was the first woman to be airbrushed.

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Selection of Scarabs, First Intermediate Period (c.2150-2007 BC) to Late Period (664-337BC) Ancient Egyptian (faience, red & green jasper & ...

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Uwaynat, Egypt, The Cave of the Swimmers featured in the wonderful The English Patient, 10.000 years old

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The smile that lasted 3,000 years - King Tut's mummy goes on display for first time

The smile that lasted 3,000 years – King Tut’s mummy goes on display for first time | Daily Mail Online

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Moses and Akhenaten: The Secret History of Egypt at the Time of the Exodus by Ahmed Osman, http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B0068Q6TVY/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_CVNSrb1SFWF5W

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The most mysterious sarcophagus in the Museum of Cairo, it is believed to be the coffin of the long-searched for Akenaten. It has a commoner's wig, but has been fitted with a beard and uraeus (strong indication of a royal). Found in January 1907 in tomb 55 by Theodore Davis and Edward R. Ayrton, the names on the sarcophagus have been erased. Click to read more...

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Egypt: the Nile delta and the history of the Pharaohs, from the notes of Sir Walter Raleigh, made during his imprisonment in the Tower of London, ca. 1603 - 1616

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