Newsletter 35

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As promised here is the first of my shorter but more regular newsletters



I’ve just published a new page on Cleopatra – it also features a Documentary on her life.

 Discovering Tutankhamun

Summer exhibition Discovering Tutankhamun tells the story of one of the most significant archaeological discoveries of the 20th century. Find out more about the hunt for the tomb and the thrill of its discovery, and see Howard Carter’s original records, drawings and photographs.

Ancient Egyptian Game of Senet

Some people complained that this page wasn’t on my new Discovering Egypt website.
I must admit I for got it along with the quizzes – which I’ll restore soon.

so here it is Game of Senet page

 Ridley Scott’s Biblical Epic Exodus

I’ve always admired Ridley Scott’s integrity as a film director but check this out – in his latest film ‘Exodus’ he has populated ancient Egypt with white Anglo Saxons. I could understand such ning-com-poopery from a lesser artist of the big screen but find it incomprehensible from Ridley Scott. What do you think?

Egyptian Hieroglyphics for Windows

Egyptian Hieroglyphics

Egyptian Hieroglyphics

For iPad >>

For Android >>
Note: For the Android reviewers who said “key boards not fitting the screen” It’s not meant to – it’s a side scrolling keyboard for a mobile phone (it’s not possible to get all the hieroglyphs on a phone keyboard)

3 thoughts on “Newsletter 35

  1. RE the Ridley Scott “Exodus” film…
    disappointing as usual, but pretty much what i would expect from Hollywood – no matter how ‘great’ the director. it is just business as usual – hiring white actors to play non-whites, non gay actors playing gays and so on…

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