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You Wouldn't Want To Be An Egyptian Mummy!

You Wouldn't Want To Be An Egyptian Mummy!

Egyptian tomb adventure Please note that unfortunately there is an error in this game. The part of the game that looks at canopic jars incorrectly states that in an Egyptian burial the jar in the form of the human-headed god Imsety contains the lungs and the jar in the form of the baboon-headed god Hapy contains the liver. However, Imsety should contain the liver and Hapy the lungs. If you like this you may also like... The Three Pyramids Can you prepare our high priest for the afterlife before the sun rises? Mummy Priest Discover the secrets guarded by this mysterious Ancient Egyptian figure.

Presidential Libraries Podcast Presidential Archives Uncovered Listen to the voices of the Presidents! In these historical clips from the Libraries' collections, you'll hear Presidents Hoover, Roosevelt, Truman, Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, Ford, Carter, Reagan, Bush, and Clinton talk about serious policy issues with their advisors, address the nation, or have conversations with friends and family members. You'll hear the presidents speak both publicly and privately about issues of their day. Nixon Reflects on China Trip After returning from China in 1972, President Nixon explained to a group of Congressional leaders, in the Cabinet Room of the White House, the importance of restoring communication with China as a way of mitigating suspicion and miscalculation, which could lead to war. Establishing the Peace Corps Kennedy asked his brother-in-law, R. Johnson and the Great Society This episode features a number of audio clips from the Johnson Presidential Library and Museum. Gulf of Tonkin and Civil Rights Workers

Ancient Civilizations To borrow from Dr. Seuss's book title, "Oh the Places You'll Go! Here's a coming attraction of the people, places, ideas, and things coming at you: Your 3.2 million-year-old human ancestor Lucy, mummies, pyramids, Cleopatra, "an eye for an eye", the birth of major religions Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, and Buddhism, the birth of democracy, the first Olympics, Julius Caesar, gladiators, the invention of writing, paper, and the wheel, kingdoms built of stone in Africa, the Great Wall of China, the introduction of such concepts as zero, time, and monotheism (the belief in one god), Samurai, martial arts, palaces of gold, and even the Sphinx. Whew! The study of ancient civilizations and people raises some profound questions. As you explore these civilizations, see if you can make sense of this Sphinxlike statement from author William Faulkner: "The past is never dead. Knowledge of history is empowering. As Seuss promises later in that same book, "Will you succeed?

The Wonders of Egypt As of July 1, 2013 ThinkQuest has been discontinued. We would like to thank everyone for being a part of the ThinkQuest global community: Students - For your limitless creativity and innovation, which inspires us all. Teachers - For your passion in guiding students on their quest. Partners - For your unwavering support and evangelism. Parents - For supporting the use of technology not only as an instrument of learning, but as a means of creating knowledge. We encourage everyone to continue to “Think, Create and Collaborate,” unleashing the power of technology to teach, share, and inspire. Best wishes, The Oracle Education Foundation Egyptian tomb adventure Please note that unfortunately there is an error in this game. The part of the game that looks at canopic jars incorrectly states that in an Egyptian burial the jar in the form of the human-headed god Imsety contains the lungs and the jar in the form of the baboon-headed god Hapy contains the liver. However, Imsety should contain the liver and Hapy the lungs. If you like this you may also like... The Three Pyramids Can you prepare our high priest for the afterlife before the sun rises? Mummy Priest Discover the secrets guarded by this mysterious Ancient Egyptian figure.

Ancient Civilizations - Dynamic 2 Moms To be ignorant of the past is to remain a child. (paraphrase from an observation by Cicero ) History is one of our very favorite subjects. I'm sure you can tell by what we upload, that we enjoy it. To help you get the best use of this page as it grows, we want to explain how it is developed. Obviously the continents of Europe, Africa and Asia will hold a majority of the events taking place at this time. Creation Look here on our Bible Page for a layered book for the Days of Creation depending on where you want to start with your study of history. Study of History What is History & What is Archaeology Two Tab book Mesopotamia Cover/Divider Hammurabi of Babylon flip book Sargon of Akkadia flip book (Modern Day Pakistan) Download the Indus Valley Cover here. Dnload Mohenjo-daro trifold with cover C h i n a Ancient China Cover History of Silk Leaf Book Confucius mini book For the leaf book---fill out book and attach cover (shown here) with brad at stem so that the leaf slides up and down to open. Links.

The Emerald Tablets of Thoth the Atlantean Dr. Doreal, who has a connection with the Great White Lodge, which also works through the Pyramid Priest-hood, was instructed to recover and return to the Great Pyramid, these Ancient Tablets. This was accomplished, but before returning them, Doreal was given permission to translate and retain a copy of the wisdom engraved on the Tablets. This was done in 1925, and now, permission has been given for this translation by Doreal to be published solely through the Brotherhood of the White Temple. It is expected that many will scoff, yet the true student will read between the lines and gain wisdom. When Thoth, the Atlantean and Master raised the people of Khem (Egypt) to a great civilization, and when the time came for him to leave Egypt, he erected The Great Pyramid over the entrance of the Great Halls of Amenti. His writings consist of twelve Tablets of Emerald Green formed from a substance created through alchemical transmutation. Dr. Translation & Interpretation by Doreal

The Emerald Tablets of Thoth the Atlantean - 1 In the following pages, I will reveal some of the mysteries which as yet have only been touched upon lightly either by myself or other teachers or students of truth. Man’s search for understanding of the laws which regulate his life has been unending, yet always just beyond the veil which shields the higher planes from material man’s vision the truth has existed, ready to be assimilated by those who enlarge their vision by turning inward, not outward, in their search. In the silence of material senses lies the key to the unveiling of wisdom. He who talks does not know; he who knows does not talk. All symbols are but keys to doors leading to truths, and many times the door is not opened because the key seems so great that the things which are beyond it are not visible. All things in all universes move according to law, and the law which regulates the movement of the planets is no more immutable than the law which regulates the material expressions of man. In the Threefold Light, Doreal

Golden figurine of naked woman found in Danish field Published on June 24th, 2013 | by Sevaan Franks A golden figurine of a naked woman, probably dating back to the 6 century A.D., has been found in a field on the Danish island of Bornholm. The golden woman appears to be either standing on her toes or jumping up athletically with the insteps stretched. When viewing the figurine from the front, it is tempting to associate the naked, buxom, athletic female figure with fertility and health. Close-up of the golden figurine. Remarkably, the back side has ten prominent ‘teeth’, something that has never been seen before. [Full story] Story: Jannette Pippen, The Daily News | Photo: Chuck Beckley, The Daily News Tags: Denmark, Figurines

Mummies Show Symptoms, Offer Disease Clues A.R. Williams Whether laid to rest in a simple grave or a grand tomb, the human body rarely survives the sweep of time. But in a few places where people deliberately mummified their dead, or the environmental conditions were right—very dry or wet—flesh and bone are preserved. Today these remains, probed by modern CT scans, MRIs, and DNA tests, are offering intriguing insights into how people lived and died long ago. A 2011 study of 52 mummies in the Egyptian Museum in Cairo showed that almost half had clogged arteries, the kind of condition that can lead to a heart attack or stroke. What was to blame? As it turns out, those ancient Egyptians weren't alone. Again, the experts are stumped. Herewith, a selectively macabre list: 1. Tissue samples from two adult mummies from about 3,500 years ago yielded the earliest known DNA from a parasite that causes malaria. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.

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