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Amarna Art: What It Is And Why The Egyptians Tried To Erase It
January 19, 2018 · Be The First To Comment

  By Emma Boehme, Marketing Intern   This limestone wall carving which can be found in our Hall of Ancient Egypt depicts Nefertiti and her two daughters. The artifact seems normal at first glance; however, upon closer look you can see that the cartouche at the top left, which would usually contain the hieroglyphs for […]

Ancient Egyptian Gold At HMNS!
June 20, 2017 · 2 Comments

The crazy thing about our Hall of Ancient Egypt is that every object has an amazing story behind it and there’s just so much to see that it’s easy to overlook some pretty fascinating pieces. Part of the mission of the Beyond Bones blog is to bring the little things to the big public. Here, […]

5 Of The Most Magical Objects at HMNS
June 13, 2017 · Be The First To Comment

This weeks entry in our “5 Most Magical…” series will discuss our cippus displayed in the Hall of Ancient Egypt. A cippus is essentially a magical amulet designed to protect Egyptian households from either negative spiritual influences or real-world perils such as scorpion stings and snake bites. The two figures seen at the front are […]

May Pixel Party Recap: What Happens When You Let A Bunch Of Expert Photographers Loose At HMNS?
May 9, 2017 · Be The First To Comment

After-hours at HMNS on April 30, we hosted one of our exclusive Pixel Parties — where we open select exhibits just for photographers (both amateur and professional). This time around, we gave photographers access to our Hall of Ancient Egypt and special exhibitions Gladiators: Heroes of the Colosseum and Out of the Amazon: Life on the River. […]



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