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Nefertiti and the Perfect Serenity of Death: Mesmeric Shabtis of Akhenaten and Tutankhamun —Part II

Nefertiti and the Perfect Serenity of Death: Mesmeric Shabtis of Akhenaten and Tutankhamun —Part II

Archeological records and a trove of recovered specimens inform us that shabtis (funerary figurines) produced from different materials were placed in the tombs of Eighteenth Dynasty Pharaoh Tutankhamun, his father and grandfather.

James Tissot

James Tissot

Biography of James Tissot

When Massachusetts Banned Christmas

When Massachusetts Banned Christmas

The pious Puritans who sailed from England in 1630 to found the Massachusetts Bay Colony brought with them something that might seem surprising for a group of devout Christians—contempt for Christmas. In a reversal of modern practices, the Puritans kept their shops and schools open and churches closed on Christmas, a holiday that some disparaged as “Foolstide.

Examination of 1,000-Year-Old Viking ‘Death House’ Reveals Elite Burial with Stunning Artifacts

Examination of 1,000-Year-Old Viking ‘Death House’ Reveals Elite Burial with Stunning Artifacts

A team of researchers have examined a rare Viking tomb known as a ‘death house’, revealing an elite burial containing the remains of two noblemen and a woman, along with impressive artifacts including

2 January 1943

2 January 1943

2 January 1943January 1943 >February New GuineaAllied troops occupy Buna Mission, ending the battle of BunaBattle of Buna How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 2 January 1943, http://www.

British Territorials on the Strand, 1914

British Territorials on the Strand, 1914

British Territorials on the Strand, 1914Here we see a column of British Territorials marching along the Strand after the outbreak of war in 1914. Lord Kitchener didn& 39;t rate the Territorials very highly and these men may have had to wait rather longer to reach France than they had expected.How to cite this article:Rickard, J (25 September 2014), British Territorials on the Strand, 1914 , http://www.