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    Posted Aug 25th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Pearl, 9.30pm Ramesses III set out to become Egypt's greatest ruler but a single fatal mistake set about a chain of events that led to murder, a cover-up and ultimately the decline of Egypt ...

  2. Ancient values, customs and morals explored

    Posted Feb 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... power, representing a king, sometimes a queen, with a body of a lion. Flanking temple doorways and processional avenues in ancient Egypt, sphinx statues served as guardians that kept enemies ... to the eaves of a roof on an ancient Greek temple in Italy. Greek and Etruscan buildings often featured such tiles, which were also highly decorative, to ward off evil. Also on display ...

  3. Pick of the day

    Posted Nov 25th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Of Mummies World, 10pm This series based on Bob Brier's comprehensive book, The Encyclopedia Of Mummies, explores their history from the pharaohs of ancient Egypt to the corpse of Eva Peron. ...


    Posted Aug 13th 2005, 12:00am by Quinton Chan

    ... items from the stall 'Look at ancient Egypt. The pharaohs even forced people to build pyramids like slaves. The renovation at Government House is just a trivial matter.' Legislator ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - FOR MEN

    About time: shoot for the moon

    Posted Oct 14th 2012, 12:00am by Abid Rahman

    ... Abid Rahman Abid Rahman   There are few American cities better than Las Vegas, the Macau of the West. If one looks at the city with an ironic, post-modern eye, the giant gaudy casinos that are architectural pastiches of Paris, Venice and ancient Egypt just seem hilarious fun. Pirates, gondolas and knights in armour all within a few minutes' walk of each other; what's not to love? ...

  6. Exhibition of lucky ancient purses is right on the money

    Posted Apr 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... with Vivian Chen For the ancient Chinese, a purse was more than jut an accessory to hold one's money. More than 160 vintage purses from the Qing dynasty (1644-1911) currently being exhibited in Park Central mall were also used to keep tobacco and fragrances and were carried as lucky charms, symbolising love and trust. 'When an emperor wanted a girl in his palace, ...

  7. From ancient times to modern Games

    Posted Sep 05th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The different sections of The Ancient Olympic Games showcase selected items from the British Museum to reveal the relationship between the ancient and modern Games. Gods Athletic competition was a religious experience conducted in honour of the gods during the ancient times, and the ancient Olympic Games were held in honour of Zeus. The programme of athletic events featured ...

  8. Six degrees

    Posted Jan 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Rachael Barker

    ... Rachael Barker On this day in 1924, British Egyptologist Howard Carter discovered the sarcophagus of Tutankhamun in the boy-pharaoh's largely intact tomb. The discovery of the site ignited the West's fascination with ancient Egypt, the media adding froth to the story with reports of a mummy's curse, sparked by the mosquito-bite death of the expedition's ...

  9. Stanley Ho splurges on ancient throne

    Posted May 30th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Tycoon Stanley Ho Hung-sun bets almost HK$14 million of his chips to win an ornate Qing dynasty throne for a world-record price. He placed his HK$13.76 million bid by phone to buy the dragon lacquer throne at a Christie's auction in Hong Kong. The au ...

  10. Much ado about ancient landmarks

    Posted Feb 09th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Models sport hairdos featuring Beijing's Temple of Heaven and the Great Wall styled by Yeung King-hung at a preview for his Lunar New Year hair show at Sha Tin New Town Plaza. Yeung's show will be held on February 17 and 19.The renowned Chongqin ...




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