Egypt – Tutankhamun’s secrets

  When Howard Carter first arrived in Egypt in 1891, most of the ancient Egyptian tombs had been discovered, though the little-known King Tutankhamen, who had died when he was 18, was still unaccounted for. After World War I, Carter began an intensive search for “King Tut’s Tomb,” finally finding steps to the burial room… Continue reading Egypt – Tutankhamun’s secrets

Angels and Giants – Reuse en Engele

The French hieroglyphic transcriber Champollion did not deviate much from reality when he stated that the route from Memphis to Thebes goes through Turin in Italy. The restoration has increased the exhibition space from 69,000 to 108,000 square feet across four floors. *** The symbol of Turin is a 547-foot tower, unmistakable for its aluminum rings: the Mole Antonelliana that… Continue reading Angels and Giants – Reuse en Engele