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I had no idea where the Egyptian on horseback had taken me, but it was wonderful. We had ridden out into the desert, away from Saqqara, to an area where workers were excavating several small pyramids. Crawling into one of them, I discovered only sand, and a bucket. Continue reading
Tagged Abu Simbel, Abu Syr, Abydos, Egypt, Luxor, Luxor Temple, Memphis, Nile River, Pyramids, Rameses II, Saqqara, Sphinx, Travel
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I remember sitting in a friend’s apartment in Los Angeles, watching Zahi Hawass in a galabeya, sort through slides for an upcoming lecture at UCLA. He gets called away to the phone, a female admirer is on the line…. Continue reading
Tagged Abu Simbal, Chasing Mummies, Cleopatra, Dancing with the Stars, discovery, Egypt, Egyptology, Giza, History, Karina Smirnoff, Mambo, Mario Lopez, Middle Kingdom, Old Kingdom, Ptolemies, Rameses, reality show, Saqqara, Zahi Hawass