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Egyptian Jewelry: What To Get Your Mummy For Christmas And Why
December 14, 2016 · 2 Comments

By Corey Green, HMNS Discovery Guide   In Ancient Egypt, jewelry pieces had meaning beyond the vanity of beautification. Jewelry patterns, materials, and all the way down to the very colors carried their own connotations of meaning and symbolism to the people who wore it. Most designs used beads or colored minerals inlaid in various […]

Lecture: Update in Egyptology
October 25, 2016 · Be The First To Comment

On October 26, 2016 Dr. Mostafa Waziri and Salah El Masekh will present a lecture in our Wortham Gian Screen Theater. Titled Update in Egyptology the lecture will discuss some of the most exciting discoveries being made right now in Egypt. The lecture will discuss several discoveries at the ancient temple complex of Karnak, and will […]

Last Chance to See Ramesses II and Horemheb! Australian Artifacts Move Home Next Week
May 7, 2016 · Be The First To Comment

by Tom Hardwick and Dirk van Tuerenhout When the Houston Museum of Natural Science planned our Hall of Ancient Egypt, filling its 11,000 square feet with artifacts was not an easy job. Our own collection of Egyptian material is rather small, and that made looking for long-term loans from other museums a logical — and […]

Is Nefertiti still buried in Tutankhamun’s tomb? Archaeologists examine a new theory
October 5, 2015 · 6 Comments

Tutankhamun has been in the news again, following online publication of Nicholas Reeves’s article that suggests that Tut’s tomb may still be keeping a very big secret: the burial of the king who ruled before him, hidden behind the painted walls of Tut’s burial chamber. To cap it all, this mysterious predecessor, Ankhkheperure Smenkhkare, was probably […]



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