Tag: egypt

Jun 22, 2016

Picture of the Day: 2,200 Year Old Paint Preserved By Dry Desert Air

Picture of the Day: 2,200 Year Old Paint Preserved By Dry Desert Air

The incredible painted ceiling at Egypt’s Temple of Hathor, the main temple at the Dendera Temple Complex which was built ca 2250 BC

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Jun 2, 2016

Scientists Confirm King Tut’s 3300-year-Old Dagger Forged from Meteorite

Scientists Confirm King Tut’s 3300-year-Old Dagger Forged from Meteorite

The finding is published in a new paper in the Journal of Meteoritics and Planetary Science

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Feb 1, 2016

Teen Illegally Scales Giza Pyramid and Documents the Entire Thing

Teen Illegally Scales Giza Pyramid and Documents the Entire Thing

18-year-old German teen Andrej Ciesielski recently scaled a 146-meter tall Giza pyramid, sharing photos and video of the illegal climb

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Nov 18, 2015

21 Colorized Photos from the 1920s Discovery of King Tut

21 Colorized Photos from the 1920s Discovery of King Tut

Nearly a century ago, archaeologist Howard Carter captured the world’s imagination with the discovery of the undisturbed tomb of Tutankhamun.

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Oct 8, 2015

Picture of the Day: Khufu and the Great Sphinx ca. 1860-1929

Picture of the Day: Khufu and the Great Sphinx ca. 1860-1929

In this vintage photo taken some time between 1860 and 1929, we see the Great Sphinx of Giza with the Pyramid of Khufu in the background.

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Mar 11, 2014

Picture of the Day: The Pyramids of Giza from KFC

Picture of the Day: The Pyramids of Giza from KFC

THE PYRAMIDS OF GIZA FROM KFC Photograph by houstonau on reddit Here we see the iconic Pyramids of Giza from the inside of a nearby KFC. Unless you’ve visited Egypt, many people may not realize just how close the archaeological site is to the surrounding city. Check out the aerial view below…

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Mar 5, 2014

This Million Square Foot Artwork in the Sahara is Still Visible After 17 Years

This Million Square Foot Artwork in the Sahara is Still Visible After 17 Years

Desert Breath is a land art project created by the D.A.ST. Arteam. The team was founded in 1995 by Danae Stratou (installation artist), Alexandra Stratou (industrial designer & architect) and Stella Constantinides (architect) for the purpose of creating this specific project.

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