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  1. TV Tutor

    Posted Jun 24th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 9-10pm) Ancient Egypt was built on the promise of the Nile's great flood and now viewers can discover the origins of this flood on an epic journey into the remotest and strangest corners ... little in thousands of years. The ancient river still exerts its power over mankind and nature. At Khartoum, there's a history as old as Ancient Egypt, and in one of the world's largest ...

  2. The goods

    Posted Sep 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... on a series of signet rings. The rings (below), worn in ancient Egypt as symbols of power and nobility, are in sterling-silver and mounted with a choice of three stones: black onyx; cinnamon quartz; ...

  3. hot picks

    Posted Nov 14th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and the battle between good and evil. book: The Kane Chronicles: The Red Pyramid. Rick Riordan, the Percy Jackson author, turns to Ancient Egypt. gadget: iPhone 4. With awesome new functions like ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Mozart's magic set to delight opera lovers

    Posted Oct 14th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in order to win the hand of his beloved Pamina. In Mozart's seminal masterpiece, ancient Egypt and popular comedy fuse seamlessly in a magical blend of sumptuous vocal pyrotechnics ...

  6. Unlucky Mummy among British Museum artefacts set to cast their spell on the public

    Posted Sep 06th 2007, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... to explore diverse cultures, from ancient Egypt, Rome and Greece, as well as other styles of European, African, American and Asian art.' Mr Chow said the exhibition was among a series ...

  7. The great facelift

    Posted Jun 27th 2006, 12:00am by Amrit Dhillon

    ... only when their backs are against a wall and they face shark-infested waters. So, pretty soon, New Delhi will look like a scene out of ancient Egypt- a huge building site with millions ...

  8. Tsang's renovations priced at $14m

    Posted Aug 11th 2005, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... represents the architecture, planning and surveying sector, said it was a 'trivial' amount. 'Look at ancient Egypt. The Pharaohs even forced people to build pyramids like slaves. ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    History enthusiasts pull up a chair at Heritage Museum exhibition exploring the role of seating as a cultural artefact

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 04:30am by Jessie Lau

    ... Jessie Lau jessie.lau@scmp.com A museum exhibition explores the role of seating as a cultural artefact History enthusiasts pull up a chair Slightly faded and elegantly curved, the wooden stool appears small and unassuming- for a 3,000-year-old relic from ancient Egypt, that is. "Tutankhamen's tomb had one almost identical, [but] it's broken," said Naomi ...

  10. channel hop

    Posted Mar 19th 2006, 12:00am by Paul Kay

    ... sort on ATV World in The World in Time: Tales From the Tomb- Revenge of the Harem (Tuesday at 10.05pm), which delves into one of ancient Egypt's most compelling murder mysteries: the assassination of King Ramesses III. Using modern medical technology to examine the pharaoh's preserved body and by scrutinising ancient writings, this documentary strives to determine precisely how ...




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